2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Adult Human Papillomavirus

A vaccine to prevent the human papillomavirus or HPV infection is available and is called the cervical cancer or genital warts vaccine, HPV shot, if female “GARDASIL or CERVARIX” if male “GARDASIL”.
Have you EVER had an HPV vaccination?* **

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Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,852 232 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,620 85.6 83.4-87.5
Region 3 177 28 15.8 10.6-22.8 149 84.2 77.2-89.4

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*Asked of all respondents aged 18 through 49.
**Three people answered that the doctor refused when asked.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

Regional estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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