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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,749 4,928 24.5 23.6-25.5 9,821 75.5 74.5-76.4
-Western NC 2,756 1,014 28.1 26.0-30.3 1,742 71.9 69.7-74.0
GENDER
Male 1,071 362 27.2 23.8-30.8 709 72.8 69.2-76.2
Female 1,685 652 28.9 26.3-31.6 1,033 71.1 68.4-73.7
RACE
White 2,547 957 29.0 26.9-31.3 1,590 71.0 68.7-73.1
African American 76 17 16.5 9.3-27.6 59 83.5 72.4-90.7
Other Minorities 123 37 20.7 11.5-34.3 86 79.3 65.7-88.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 11 19.5 8.5-38.8 48 80.5 61.2-91.5
Non-Hispanic 2,688 999 28.5 26.4-30.7 1,689 71.5 69.3-73.6
AGE
18-24 63 10 16.3 8.1-30.1 53 83.7 69.9-91.9
25-34 191 15 8.0 4.4-14.2 176 92.0 85.8-95.6
35-44 352 45 14.2 9.8-20.2 307 85.8 79.8-90.2
45-54 503 78 13.8 10.6-17.8 425 86.2 82.2-89.4
55-64 655 188 28.8 24.8-33.1 467 71.2 66.9-75.2
65-74 542 340 62.4 57.3-67.2 202 37.6 32.8-42.7
75+ 436 336 78.3 73.5-82.4 100 21.7 17.6-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 433 197 33.6 27.5-40.3 236 66.4 59.7-72.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 857 321 28.0 24.1-32.3 536 72.0 67.7-75.9
Some Post-H.S. 702 246 26.9 23.1-31.1 456 73.1 68.9-76.9
College Graduate 760 249 25.7 22.3-29.4 511 74.3 70.6-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 159 31.7 25.5-38.7 216 68.3 61.3-74.5
$15,000- 24,999 487 215 33.2 27.6-39.4 272 66.8 60.6-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 328 120 30.2 24.6-36.4 208 69.8 63.6-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 411 132 24.2 19.6-29.6 279 75.8 70.4-80.4
$50,000-74,999 383 106 24.0 18.8-30.0 277 76.0 70.0-81.2
$75,000+ 395 107 19.2 15.3-23.8 288 80.8 76.2-84.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,151 572 39.0 35.5-42.7 579 61.0 57.3-64.5
No 1,545 421 21.5 18.9-24.4 1,124 78.5 75.6-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 393 197 48.1 42.1-54.2 196 51.9 45.8-57.9
Non-Veteran 2,362 816 25.2 23.0-27.5 1,546 74.8 72.5-77.0

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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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