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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western NC 503 46 12.3 8.5-17.4 457 87.7 82.6-91.5
GENDER
Female 503 46 12.3 8.5-17.4 457 87.7 82.6-91.5
RACE
White 448 45 13.3 9.2-18.7 403 86.7 81.3-90.8
African American 15 0 0.0 . - . 15 100 . - .
Other Minorities 38 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 37 98.8 91.6-99.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 1 4.4 0.6-25.9 22 95.6 74.1-99.4
Non-Hispanic 480 45 12.7 8.8-18.0 435 87.3 82.0-91.2
AGE
18-24 38 12 37.6 20.6-58.3 26 62.4 41.7-79.4
25-34 122 9 9.4 4.3-19.2 113 90.6 80.8-95.7
35-44 206 16 7.0 4.2-11.6 190 93.0 88.4-95.8
45-54 137 9 7.2 3.4-14.4 128 92.8 85.6-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 2 3.7 0.9-14.1 42 96.3 85.9-99.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 126 13 13.5 7.2-24.0 113 86.5 76.0-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 163 16 10.7 6.3-17.6 147 89.3 82.4-93.7
College Graduate 170 15 15.7 8.0-28.3 155 84.3 71.7-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 3 5.1 1.6-15.2 51 94.9 84.8-98.4
$15,000- 24,999 71 4 7.6 2.5-21.1 67 92.4 78.9-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 66 4 8.1 3.0-20.1 62 91.9 79.9-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 86 12 19.1 8.5-37.7 74 80.9 62.3-91.5
$50,000-74,999 83 8 10.1 4.0-23.2 75 89.9 76.8-96.0
$75,000+ 89 7 12.5 5.0-27.9 82 87.5 72.1-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 161 16 17.5 9.5-29.9 145 82.5 70.1-90.5
No 341 30 10.1 6.5-15.4 311 89.9 84.6-93.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 499 46 12.4 8.6-17.5 453 87.6 82.5-91.4

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*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.

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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