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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 146 17 13.7 7.3-24.3 129 86.3 75.7-92.7
GENDER
Female 146 17 13.7 7.3-24.3 129 86.3 75.7-92.7
RACE
White 99 15 16.7 8.3-30.7 84 83.3 69.3-91.7
Other 46 2 9.9 2.5-32.3 44 90.1 67.7-97.5
AGE
18-44 114 14 15.2 7.8-27.6 100 84.8 72.4-92.2
45+ 32 3 6.1 1.8-18.6 29 93.9 81.4-98.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 1 6.8 1.0-34.9 36 93.2 65.1-99.0
Some College + 109 16 17.3 9.0-30.5 93 82.7 69.5-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 53 98.2 93.1-99.6
$50,000+ 79 14 21.7 11.1-38.1 65 78.3 61.9-88.9

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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