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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

A pneumonia shot or pneumococcal vaccine is usually given only once or twice in a personís lifetime
and is different from the flu shot.

Have you EVER had a pneumonia shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,205 4,153 30.2 28.8-31.5 6,052 69.8 68.5-71.2
GENDER
Male 3,702 1,484 29.0 26.9-31.2 2,218 71.0 68.8-73.1
Female 6,503 2,669 31.2 29.5-32.9 3,834 68.8 67.1-70.5
RACE
White 7,850 3,373 32.7 31.1-34.3 4,477 67.3 65.7-68.9
African American 1,590 565 25.8 22.8-29.0 1,025 74.2 71.0-77.2
Native American 238 89 25.8 18.5-34.8 149 74.2 65.2-81.5
Other Minorities 462 102 16.8 12.5-22.3 360 83.2 77.7-87.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 434 111 20.0 15.2-25.9 323 80.0 74.1-84.8
-English Speaking 188 *** *** *** 115 69.1 58.0-78.3
-Spanish Speaking 246 38 14.9 9.8-22.1 208 85.1 77.9-90.2
Non-Hispanic 9,743 4,027 30.8 29.5-32.3 5,716 69.2 67.7-70.5
AGE
18-34 1,114 193 17.0 14.3-20.2 921 83.0 79.8-85.7
35-44 1,319 205 15.9 13.1-19.2 1,114 84.1 80.8-86.9
45-54 1,866 383 18.4 15.9-21.1 1,483 81.6 78.9-84.1
55-64 2,261 773 33.4 30.6-36.4 1,488 66.6 63.6-69.4
65-74 1,965 1,341 66.9 63.5-70.1 624 33.1 29.9-36.5
75+ 1,560 1,225 78.6 75.0-81.8 335 21.4 18.2-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,288 614 33.5 29.7-37.5 674 66.5 62.5-70.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,892 1,263 32.0 29.4-34.7 1,629 68.0 65.3-70.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,579 1,066 30.9 28.4-33.6 1,513 69.1 66.4-71.6
College Graduate 3,421 1,201 24.8 22.9-26.8 2,220 75.2 73.2-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,215 555 34.3 30.2-38.5 660 65.7 61.5-69.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,737 799 29.8 26.7-33.0 938 70.2 67.0-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,010 467 34.9 30.5-39.6 543 65.1 60.4-69.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,278 527 33.2 29.4-37.2 751 66.8 62.8-70.6
$50,000-74,999 1,194 403 24.3 20.8-28.0 791 75.7 72.0-79.2
$75,000+ 2,025 566 22.7 20.0-25.6 1,459 77.3 74.4-80.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,210 1,791 45.6 42.9-48.4 1,419 54.4 51.6-57.1
No 6,955 2,344 24.8 23.3-26.4 4,611 75.2 73.6-76.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,403 787 49.6 45.5-53.7 616 50.4 46.3-54.5
Non-Veteran 8,799 3,366 27.4 26.0-28.8 5,433 72.6 71.2-74.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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