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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,051 6,406 40.9 39.4-42.4 6,645 59.1 57.6-60.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,814 713 36.0 32.3-39.8 1,101 64.0 60.2-67.7
GENDER
Male 595 237 33.0 27.7-38.9 358 67.0 61.1-72.3
Female 1,219 476 38.3 33.5-43.4 743 61.7 56.6-66.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 8 27.0 9.1-57.8 7 73.0 42.2-90.9
Non-Hispanic 1,798 704 36.1 32.4-39.9 1,094 63.9 60.1-67.6
AGE
18-24 87 25 30.0 18.2-45.1 62 70.0 54.9-81.8
25-34 204 51 26.1 18.3-35.6 153 73.9 64.4-81.7
35-44 280 85 31.1 23.8-39.4 195 68.9 60.6-76.2
45-54 394 126 31.4 25.2-38.4 268 68.6 61.6-74.8
55-64 397 171 44.1 37.2-51.2 226 55.9 48.8-62.8
65+ 435 248 60.7 53.3-67.7 187 39.3 32.3-46.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 305 136 39.8 30.6-49.8 169 60.2 50.2-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 648 227 32.3 25.9-39.5 421 67.7 60.5-74.1
Some Post-H.S. 448 172 34.2 27.9-41.1 276 65.8 58.9-72.1
College Graduate 409 174 41.0 34.3-48.1 235 59.0 51.9-65.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 350 134 28.5 22.1-35.9 216 71.5 64.1-77.9
$15,000- 24,999 382 151 41.5 33.5-49.9 231 58.5 50.1-66.5
$25,000- 34,999 202 71 26.5 18.6-36.2 131 73.5 63.8-81.4
$35,000-49,999 214 93 46.0 33.4-59.1 121 54.0 40.9-66.6
$50,000- 74,999 203 69 30.6 22.4-40.2 134 69.4 59.8-77.6
$75,000+ 190 83 46.4 36.6-56.6 107 53.6 43.4-63.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 707 345 45.2 38.9-51.8 362 54.8 48.2-61.1
No 975 329 31.0 26.7-35.5 646 69.0 64.5-73.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 219 106 46.8 36.7-57.2 113 53.2 42.8-63.3
Non-Veteran 1,443 557 34.3 30.5-38.4 886 65.7 61.6-69.5

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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.

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