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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,106 3,563 45.2 43.7-46.7 3,543 54.8 53.3-56.3
RACE
White 4,963 2,705 49.0 47.3-50.8 2,258 51.0 49.2-52.7
African American 1,423 589 37.5 34.3-40.8 834 62.5 59.2-65.7
Other Minorities 655 249 35.6 30.6-40.8 406 64.4 59.2-69.4
AGE
18-34 1,122 384 32.1 29.0-35.3 738 67.9 64.7-71.0
35-44 920 342 35.7 32.2-39.4 578 64.3 60.6-67.8
45-54 1,220 501 42.6 39.1-46.2 719 57.4 53.8-60.9
55-64 1,412 703 51.2 48.0-54.3 709 48.8 45.7-52.0
65-74 1,298 852 66.2 62.9-69.4 446 33.8 30.6-37.1
75+ 1,044 736 72.4 69.0-75.5 308 27.6 24.5-31.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 856 412 41.6 37.4-45.9 444 58.4 54.1-62.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,055 1,020 43.3 40.6-46.1 1,035 56.7 53.9-59.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,013 969 43.8 41.1-46.6 1,044 56.2 53.4-58.9
College Graduate 2,160 1,153 51.2 48.5-53.9 1,007 48.8 46.1-51.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 933 386 34.2 30.4-38.2 547 65.8 61.8-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,265 598 42.3 38.8-45.8 667 57.7 54.2-61.2
$25,000- 34,999 760 396 47.0 42.5-51.6 364 53.0 48.4-57.5
$35,000- 49,999 828 412 47.0 42.8-51.3 416 53.0 48.7-57.2
$50,000- 74,999 794 425 50.6 46.1-55.1 369 49.4 44.9-53.9
$75,000+ 1,104 603 50.7 47.0-54.4 501 49.3 45.6-53.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,971 1,093 52.7 49.7-55.6 878 47.3 44.4-50.3
No 5,103 2,453 43.0 41.3-44.8 2,650 57.0 55.2-58.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 95 58.9 48.0-68.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 6,949 3,467 44.9 43.4-46.4 3,482 55.1 53.6-56.6

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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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