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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Now I will ask you questions about seasonal flu. A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm
and the other is a spray, mist, or drop in the nose called FluMist.

During the past 12 months, have you had either a seasonal flu shot or flu vaccine spray?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,642 5,559 41.9 40.8-43.1 6,083 58.1 56.9-59.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,157 841 35.3 32.7-37.9 1,316 64.7 62.1-67.3
GENDER
Male 734 252 32.7 28.6-37.1 482 67.3 62.9-71.4
Female 1,423 589 37.5 34.3-40.8 834 62.5 59.2-65.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,099 821 35.2 32.6-37.9 1,278 64.8 62.1-67.4
AGE
18-34 455 122 27.2 22.5-32.4 333 72.8 67.6-77.5
35-44 321 100 29.3 23.6-35.7 221 70.7 64.3-76.4
45-54 412 141 34.1 28.4-40.3 271 65.9 59.7-71.6
55-64 456 206 43.9 38.2-49.8 250 56.1 50.2-61.8
65-74 310 166 54.7 47.0-62.3 144 45.3 37.7-53.0
75+ 174 92 59.1 49.3-68.2 82 40.9 31.8-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 342 144 37.7 31.0-44.9 198 62.3 55.1-69.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 678 248 31.6 27.2-36.2 430 68.4 63.8-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 633 245 35.6 31.1-40.3 388 64.4 59.7-68.9
College Graduate 494 202 39.5 34.0-45.3 292 60.5 54.7-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 410 151 32.0 26.4-38.3 259 68.0 61.7-73.6
$15,000- 24,999 493 186 35.9 30.4-41.7 307 64.1 58.3-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 277 113 35.2 28.5-42.5 164 64.8 57.5-71.5
$35,000- 49,999 231 97 40.8 33.1-49.0 134 59.2 51.0-66.9
$50,000- 74,999 209 80 32.3 24.9-40.7 129 67.7 59.3-75.1
$75,000+ 188 76 35.9 28.0-44.7 112 64.1 55.3-72.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 565 280 46.2 40.8-51.8 285 53.8 48.2-59.2
No 1,580 555 32.4 29.4-35.4 1,025 67.6 64.6-70.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 264 133 44.8 37.5-52.2 131 55.2 47.8-62.5
Non-Veteran 1,892 708 34.0 31.2-36.8 1,184 66.0 63.2-68.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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