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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

Since 2005, have you had a tetanus shot?

If Yes, ask "Was this Tdap, the tetanus shot that also has pertussis or whooping cough vaccine?"

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Total
Respond.^
Yes, Tdap Yes, tetanus shot, but not Tdap Yes, tetanus shot/not sure what typ No tetanus shot since 2005 DNK / not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,319 1,652 22.2 20.9-23.4 669 7.7 6.9- 8.5 2,135 27.0 25.7-28.4 2,907 32.0 30.7-33.4 956 11.1 10.2-12.0
-Western NC 942 180 20.8 17.4-24.6 78 6.9 5.2- 9.2 254 29.7 25.8-34.0 326 31.8 28.1-35.8 104 10.7 8.3-13.6
GENDER
Male 382 72 20.3 15.6-26.1 31 7.4 4.7-11.5 113 34.1 28.2-40.6 123 26.4 21.3-32.2 43 11.7 8.0-16.7
Female 560 108 21.2 16.8-26.4 47 6.5 4.5- 9.2 141 25.5 20.6-31.0 203 37.2 32.0-42.7 61 9.7 7.1-13.2
RACE
White 833 154 19.5 16.2-23.4 66 6.2 4.6- 8.4 222 29.5 25.4-34.0 300 34.0 30.0-38.3 91 10.7 8.3-13.9
Other minorities 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 103 31 27.6 18.9-38.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 18.0 10.7-28.7 15 12.9 7.2-22.1
35-54 252 65 25.8 19.5-33.2 19 6.3 3.6-10.9 66 27.5 20.8-35.4 82 33.1 26.4-40.7 20 7.3 4.3-12.2
55-64 205 39 18.1 12.2-25.9 18 8.5 4.9-14.5 64 30.7 22.8-39.8 57 26.7 19.9-34.9 27 16.1 10.3-24.2
65-74 208 32 15.5 10.1-22.9 20 9.6 5.7-15.8 55 28.6 20.9-37.7 78 35.1 27.4-43.7 23 11.3 6.6-18.5
75+ 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 21.0 13.7-30.8 89 59.0 48.8-68.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 13 16.1 8.9-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 54 33.4 24.0-44.4 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 56 21.3 15.4-28.7 31 7.8 5.0-12.0 70 25.9 19.5-33.6 102 36.2 29.1-44.0 27 8.7 5.2-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 247 45 20.1 14.6-27.0 *** *** *** 79 33.1 26.2-40.7 76 27.4 21.3-34.5 31 12.6 8.2-18.8
College Graduate 283 66 24.9 18.4-32.7 26 9.3 5.7-14.6 70 25.2 19.1-32.6 93 30.6 24.2-37.8 28 10.0 6.5-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 22 21.7 13.1-33.8 *** *** *** 39 23.5 15.2-34.4 *** *** *** 19 16.1 8.9-27.4
$15,000- 24,999 188 41 23.2 15.2-33.6 *** *** *** 50 31.6 22.6-42.3 62 28.8 21.1-38.0 22 11.2 6.2-19.3
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 25 19.7 12.2-30.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 30.2 21.2-40.9 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 231 54 23.5 17.3-31.1 19 6.9 4.1-11.4 64 28.0 21.2-36.1 71 33.4 26.0-41.9 23 8.1 4.9-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 337 55 16.8 11.9-23.1 27 7.0 4.2-11.6 89 30.5 23.5-38.5 125 33.1 26.9-40.0 41 12.6 8.4-18.3
No 603 125 22.6 18.4-27.4 51 7.0 4.9- 9.8 163 29.1 24.5-34.1 201 31.4 26.9-36.4 63 9.9 7.2-13.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 131 22 19.2 11.1-31.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 23.9 16.3-33.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 811 158 21.0 17.5-25.1 66 7.2 5.2- 9.8 212 28.4 24.3-32.9 287 33.1 29.0-37.4 88 10.3 7.9-13.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 666 126 21.3 17.4-25.8 53 6.8 4.8- 9.6 166 27.3 22.9-32.1 244 34.1 29.7-38.8 77 10.5 7.9-13.9
No 276 54 18.7 13.3-25.7 25 7.4 4.5-11.9 88 39.1 30.9-48.0 82 23.4 17.6-30.4 27 11.4 6.8-18.5

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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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