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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

Have you ever had the shingles or zoster vaccine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,253 1,112 22.5 21.2-23.9 3,141 77.5 76.1-78.8
-Western NC 681 181 22.3 19.2-25.8 500 77.7 74.2-80.8
GENDER
Male 275 65 19.9 15.4-25.2 210 80.1 74.8-84.6
Female 406 116 24.3 20.2-28.9 290 75.7 71.1-79.8
RACE
White 637 173 23.0 19.7-26.6 464 77.0 73.4-80.3
Other minorities 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
35-54 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 217 38 15.2 10.9-20.8 179 84.8 79.2-89.1
65-74 237 81 30.5 24.6-37.1 156 69.5 62.9-75.4
75+ 157 58 37.0 29.1-45.7 99 63.0 54.3-70.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 14 12.6 7.2-21.1 83 87.4 78.9-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 202 46 19.3 14.3-25.5 156 80.7 74.5-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 165 38 20.7 15.1-27.8 127 79.3 72.2-84.9
College Graduate 212 81 37.3 30.7-44.5 131 62.7 55.5-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 14 13.7 7.6-23.5 59 86.3 76.5-92.4
$15,000- 24,999 129 23 17.6 11.4-26.2 106 82.4 73.8-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 88 32 27.6 19.1-38.1 56 72.4 61.9-80.9
$50,000+ 175 54 26.5 20.3-33.8 121 73.5 66.2-79.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 256 60 20.2 15.4-25.9 196 79.8 74.1-84.6
No 421 120 23.8 19.8-28.2 301 76.2 71.8-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 41 31.4 23.1-41.0 84 68.6 59.0-76.9
Non-Veteran 556 140 20.3 17.1-23.9 416 79.7 76.1-82.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 555 133 20.1 16.9-23.8 422 79.9 76.2-83.1
No 126 48 33.8 25.5-43.2 78 66.2 56.8-74.5

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*Question asked of those age 50 or older.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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