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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*

A vaccine to prevent the human papillomavirus or HPV infection is available and
is called cervical cancer vaccine, HPV shot, or GARDASIL.
Have you EVER had the HPV vaccination?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,401 307 12.7 10.8-14.9 3,094 87.3 85.1-89.2
-Rowan County 81 11 13.7 7.2-24.6 70 86.3 75.4-92.8
GENDER
Female 81 11 13.7 7.2-24.6 70 86.3 75.4-92.8
RACE
White 61 8 12.2 5.7-24.2 53 87.8 75.8-94.3
Other 18 3 21.5 6.5-51.9 15 78.5 48.1-93.5
AGE
18-44 51 6 11.8 5.0-25.2 45 88.2 74.8-95.0
45+ 30 5 19.2 7.2-41.9 25 80.8 58.1-92.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 5 17.4 6.7-38.0 25 82.6 62.0-93.3
Some College + 51 6 11.2 4.5-25.0 45 88.8 75.0-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 36 4 15.6 5.9-35.0 32 84.4 65.0-94.1
$50,000+ 36 6 10.8 4.4-24.2 30 89.2 75.8-95.6

Back to Human Papillomavirus (HPV)*.

*Asked of females 18 to 49 years of age.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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