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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 7,573 3,078 31.3 30.0-32.7 4,495 68.7 67.3-70.0
-Piedmont NC 4,427 1,799 30.2 28.5-32.0 2,628 69.8 68.0-71.5
GENDER
Male 1,678 639 29.7 27.1-32.5 1,039 70.3 67.5-72.9
Female 2,749 1,160 30.7 28.5-32.9 1,589 69.3 67.1-71.5
RACE
White 3,259 1,397 31.8 29.8-33.9 1,862 68.2 66.1-70.2
African American 836 305 27.8 24.1-31.9 531 72.2 68.1-75.9
Other minorities 272 83 25.7 20.1-32.2 189 74.3 67.8-79.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 253 65 24.8 19.3-31.3 188 75.2 68.7-80.7
Non-Hispanic 4,150 1,729 30.8 29.0-32.6 2,421 69.2 67.4-71.0
AGE
18-34 608 107 15.5 12.6-19.0 501 84.5 81.0-87.4
35-54 1,356 242 16.6 14.3-19.1 1,114 83.4 80.9-85.7
55-64 898 301 31.8 28.0-35.8 597 68.2 64.2-72.0
65-74 837 590 69.2 64.8-73.3 247 30.8 26.7-35.2
75+ 689 541 80.7 76.5-84.2 148 19.3 15.8-23.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 261 34.5 29.7-39.6 305 65.5 60.4-70.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,169 535 33.7 30.4-37.2 634 66.3 62.8-69.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,184 475 29.3 26.2-32.7 709 70.7 67.3-73.8
College Graduate 1,504 526 25.8 23.1-28.6 978 74.2 71.4-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 495 228 37.0 31.4-42.9 267 63.0 57.1-68.6
$15,000- 24,999 765 328 32.3 28.3-36.5 437 67.7 63.5-71.7
$25,000- 34,999 416 197 36.7 30.6-43.1 219 63.3 56.9-69.4
$35,000- 49,999 503 202 29.7 25.0-34.9 301 70.3 65.1-75.0
$50,000+ 1,395 443 24.4 21.7-27.2 952 75.6 72.8-78.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,227 726 49.8 45.9-53.7 501 50.2 46.3-54.1
No 3,179 1,066 24.6 22.8-26.5 2,113 75.4 73.5-77.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 503 293 50.3 44.6-56.0 210 49.7 44.0-55.4
Non-Veteran 3,921 1,505 28.0 26.3-29.9 2,416 72.0 70.1-73.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,644 662 30.8 28.0-33.8 982 69.2 66.2-72.0
No 2,783 1,137 30.0 27.9-32.1 1,646 70.0 67.9-72.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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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