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2013 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 7,573 3,078 31.3 30.0-32.7 4,495 68.7 67.3-70.0
-Western NC 877 383 35.4 31.4-39.6 494 64.6 60.4-68.6
GENDER
Male 344 144 34.6 28.7-41.0 200 65.4 59.0-71.3
Female 533 239 36.1 30.8-41.7 294 63.9 58.3-69.2
RACE
White 779 343 35.4 31.2-39.9 436 64.6 60.1-68.8
Other minorities 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 79 11 13.7 7.5-23.7 68 86.3 76.3-92.5
35-54 233 53 22.0 15.9-29.6 180 78.0 70.4-84.1
55-64 195 67 32.0 24.1-41.1 128 68.0 58.9-75.9
65-74 198 119 64.0 55.3-72.0 79 36.0 28.0-44.7
75+ 165 131 78.5 69.0-85.7 34 21.5 14.3-31.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 114 31.4 24.9-38.7 149 68.6 61.3-75.1
Some Post-H.S. 229 101 34.9 28.0-42.6 128 65.1 57.4-72.0
College Graduate 265 98 27.0 21.2-33.8 167 73.0 66.2-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 216 71 26.0 19.6-33.5 145 74.0 66.5-80.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 316 177 51.1 43.3-58.8 139 48.9 41.2-56.7
No 559 204 27.9 23.6-32.5 355 72.1 67.5-76.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 759 312 33.0 28.8-37.5 447 67.0 62.5-71.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 621 257 33.9 29.4-38.7 364 66.1 61.3-70.6
No 256 126 41.4 33.5-49.8 130 58.6 50.2-66.5

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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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