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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

A vaccine to prevent the human papilloma virus 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 2,683 249 11.9 9.7-14.4 2,434 88.1 85.6-90.3
-Buncombe County 88 5 6.5 2.3-17.2 83 93.5 82.8-97.7
GENDER
Female 88 5 6.5 2.3-17.2 83 93.5 82.8-97.7
RACE
White 80 5 7.2 2.5-18.6 75 92.8 81.4-97.5
Other 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 65 3 6.6 2.0-20.0 62 93.4 80.0-98.0
45+ 23 2 6.1 1.4-23.3 21 93.9 76.7-98.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 2 18.2 3.9-55.3 14 81.8 44.7-96.1
Some College + 71 3 3.8 1.1-12.6 68 96.2 87.4-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 38 2 6.3 1.5-22.1 36 93.7 77.9-98.5
$50,000+ 43 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 42 99.3 95.1-99.9

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This question was asked of females between the ages of 18 and 49.

^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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