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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm. During the past 12 months,
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,051 6,406 40.9 39.4-42.4 6,645 59.1 57.6-60.6
GENDER
Male 4,891 2,294 36.5 34.3-38.8 2,597 63.5 61.2-65.7
Female 8,160 4,112 45.0 43.2-46.9 4,048 55.0 53.1-56.8
RACE
White 10,346 5,358 44.5 42.9-46.1 4,988 55.5 53.9-57.1
African American 1,814 713 36.0 32.3-39.8 1,101 64.0 60.2-67.7
Asian 100 44 37.8 26.4-50.7 56 62.2 49.3-73.6
Native American 304 116 25.6 19.1-33.3 188 74.4 66.7-80.9
Other Minorities 400 138 22.1 16.5-29.0 262 77.9 71.0-83.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 434 150 22.0 16.9-28.0 284 78.0 72.0-83.1
-English Speaking 229 99 36.5 27.8-46.3 130 63.5 53.7-72.2
-Spanish Speaking 205 51 14.1 9.1-21.2 154 85.9 78.8-90.9
Non-Hispanic 12,583 6,237 42.3 40.8-43.8 6,346 57.7 56.2-59.2
AGE
18-24 401 102 24.8 19.2-31.3 299 75.2 68.7-80.8
25-34 1,205 367 27.4 23.9-31.2 838 72.6 68.8-76.1
35-44 1,951 613 31.8 28.9-34.9 1,338 68.2 65.1-71.1
45-54 2,526 971 37.7 34.9-40.5 1,555 62.3 59.5-65.1
55-64 2,743 1,405 51.4 48.7-54.2 1,338 48.6 45.8-51.3
65-74 2,324 1,537 66.4 63.5-69.1 787 33.6 30.9-36.5
75+ 1,786 1,351 78.2 75.3-80.9 435 21.8 19.1-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,697 815 33.7 29.5-38.1 882 66.3 61.9-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,876 1,753 36.6 33.9-39.5 2,123 63.4 60.5-66.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,299 1,561 39.6 36.6-42.5 1,738 60.4 57.5-63.4
College Graduate 4,159 2,264 49.1 46.8-51.3 1,895 50.9 48.7-53.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,427 623 31.8 27.4-36.5 804 68.2 63.5-72.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,055 961 37.6 34.0-41.4 1,094 62.4 58.6-66.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,343 654 36.5 32.3-40.9 689 63.5 59.1-67.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,693 805 39.7 35.7-44.0 888 60.3 56.0-64.3
$50,000-74,999 1,794 870 44.6 40.9-48.3 924 55.4 51.7-59.1
$75,000+ 2,761 1,458 48.4 45.4-51.3 1,303 51.6 48.7-54.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,561 2,533 46.6 44.0-49.3 2,028 53.4 50.7-56.0
No 7,837 3,603 39.1 37.3-40.9 4,234 60.9 59.1-62.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,701 1,038 53.6 49.5-57.6 663 46.4 42.4-50.5
Non-Veteran 10,258 4,859 39.1 37.5-40.7 5,399 60.9 59.3-62.5

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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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