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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm. During the past 12 months,
have you had a flu shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,708 7,559 40.4 39.2-41.5 8,149 59.6 58.5-60.8
-Western NC 2,897 1,449 41.8 39.3-44.3 1,448 58.2 55.7-60.7
GENDER
Male 1,147 531 38.1 34.3-42.0 616 61.9 58.0-65.7
Female 1,750 918 45.2 42.1-48.3 832 54.8 51.7-57.9
RACE
White 2,678 1,358 42.1 39.6-44.6 1,320 57.9 55.4-60.4
African American 80 40 50.7 36.3-65.1 40 49.3 34.9-63.7
Other Minorities 128 48 33.7 20.5-50.0 80 66.3 50.0-79.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 17 35.7 18.7-57.3 43 64.3 42.7-81.3
Non-Hispanic 2,828 1,426 42.0 39.6-44.4 1,402 58.0 55.6-60.4
AGE
18-24 73 14 14.1 7.6-24.8 59 85.9 75.2-92.4
25-34 224 64 28.8 21.9-36.8 160 71.2 63.2-78.1
35-44 369 98 25.7 20.9-31.2 271 74.3 68.8-79.1
45-54 522 198 35.5 30.8-40.4 324 64.5 59.6-69.2
55-64 693 346 50.8 46.5-55.1 347 49.2 44.9-53.5
65-74 557 380 70.3 65.5-74.7 177 29.7 25.3-34.5
75+ 444 341 78.8 74.2-82.7 103 21.2 17.3-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 449 230 40.1 33.2-47.3 219 59.9 52.7-66.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 426 36.6 32.4-40.9 465 63.4 59.1-67.6
Some Post-H.S. 744 346 39.5 35.1-44.2 398 60.5 55.8-64.9
College Graduate 808 445 50.5 46.0-55.0 363 49.5 45.0-54.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 177 35.8 29.3-42.8 209 64.2 57.2-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 510 245 37.7 31.5-44.4 265 62.3 55.6-68.5
$25,000- 34,999 343 175 45.6 39.3-52.1 168 54.4 47.9-60.7
$35,000- 49,999 431 199 37.7 32.0-43.7 232 62.3 56.3-68.0
$50,000-74,999 406 192 43.7 37.5-50.0 214 56.3 50.0-62.5
$75,000+ 418 226 45.0 38.6-51.6 192 55.0 48.4-61.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,195 673 47.4 43.6-51.2 522 52.6 48.8-56.4
No 1,636 744 38.7 35.5-42.0 892 61.3 58.0-64.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 417 248 57.0 50.5-63.2 169 43.0 36.8-49.5
Non-Veteran 2,479 1,200 39.6 37.0-42.2 1,279 60.4 57.8-63.0

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^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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