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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 10,205 4,153 30.2 28.8-31.5 6,052 69.8 68.5-71.2
-Western NC 1,768 791 34.4 31.4-37.5 977 65.6 62.5-68.6
GENDER
Male 668 285 31.5 27.0-36.5 383 68.5 63.5-73.0
Female 1,100 506 37.0 33.2-40.9 594 63.0 59.1-66.8
RACE
White 1,629 735 35.1 31.9-38.3 894 64.9 61.7-68.1
Other minorities 127 49 27.4 18.2-38.9 78 72.6 61.1-81.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,721 775 35.3 32.2-38.5 946 64.7 61.5-67.8
AGE
18-34 120 21 16.5 9.9-26.3 99 83.5 73.7-90.1
35-54 502 111 18.5 14.7-23.1 391 81.5 76.9-85.3
55-64 432 157 34.5 29.2-40.2 275 65.5 59.8-70.8
65-74 395 264 68.4 62.3-74.0 131 31.6 26.0-37.7
75+ 304 235 78.1 72.0-83.2 69 21.9 16.8-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 124 37.9 30.0-46.6 124 62.1 53.4-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 236 36.0 30.6-41.7 287 64.0 58.3-69.4
Some Post-H.S. 468 206 32.0 26.6-38.0 262 68.0 62.0-73.4
College Graduate 527 225 33.1 28.2-38.5 302 66.9 61.5-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 261 133 39.0 29.9-49.0 128 61.0 51.0-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 338 167 34.4 28.3-41.1 171 65.6 58.9-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 220 94 36.0 28.4-44.3 126 64.0 55.7-71.6
$35,000- 49,999 211 83 27.1 20.8-34.4 128 72.9 65.6-79.2
$50,000+ 439 164 29.3 23.9-35.4 275 70.7 64.6-76.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 656 369 47.5 42.0-53.1 287 52.5 46.9-58.0
No 1,106 421 28.2 24.8-31.9 685 71.8 68.1-75.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 151 53.6 45.0-62.0 103 46.4 38.0-55.0
Non-Veteran 1,514 640 31.9 28.8-35.2 874 68.1 64.8-71.2

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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).

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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