2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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.
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,184 1,692 34.7 32.9-36.4 2,492 65.3 63.6-67.1
GENDER
Male 1,902 701 32.0 29.4-34.6 1,201 68.0 65.4-70.6
Female 2,282 991 37.1 34.7-39.5 1,291 62.9 60.5-65.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,818 1,239 38.0 35.8-40.2 1,579 62.0 59.8-64.2
Non-Hispanic Black 777 302 32.6 28.7-36.7 475 67.4 63.3-71.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 129 45 27.3 19.5-36.8 84 72.7 63.2-80.5
Hispanic 320 60 16.8 12.7-22.0 260 83.2 78.0-87.3
AGE
18-34 793 155 19.2 16.2-22.6 638 80.8 77.4-83.8
35-44 535 83 15.2 12.0-19.2 452 84.8 80.8-88.0
45-54 682 152 20.2 16.8-24.0 530 79.8 76.0-83.2
55-64 778 274 35.3 31.1-39.7 504 64.7 60.3-68.9
65-74 817 591 74.2 69.9-78.1 226 25.8 21.9-30.1
75+ 503 414 80.7 74.7-85.6 89 19.3 14.4-25.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 454 165 32.5 27.3-38.1 289 67.5 61.9-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,034 431 35.7 32.3-39.3 603 64.3 60.7-67.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,207 505 36.0 32.8-39.4 702 64.0 60.6-67.2
College Graduate 1,485 589 33.1 30.4-35.9 896 66.9 64.1-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 154 40.5 34.0-47.3 198 59.5 52.7-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 622 266 39.7 35.0-44.7 356 60.3 55.3-65.0
$25,000- 34,999 375 159 36.6 30.8-42.7 216 63.4 57.3-69.2
$35,000- 49,999 495 184 32.4 27.6-37.6 311 67.6 62.4-72.4
$50,000-74,999 576 224 33.7 29.0-38.7 352 66.3 61.3-71.0
$75,000+ 981 364 29.9 26.8-33.3 617 70.1 66.7-73.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 787 342 36.1 32.0-40.5 445 63.9 59.5-68.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,350 741 49.4 46.0-52.9 609 50.6 47.1-54.0
No 2,823 947 28.6 26.6-30.6 1,876 71.4 69.4-73.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 634 354 53.0 48.1-57.8 280 47.0 42.2-51.9
Non-Veteran 3,551 1,338 32.0 30.2-33.9 2,213 68.0 66.1-69.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,103 399 31.2 28.2-34.4 704 68.8 65.6-71.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,001 419 37.0 33.5-40.7 582 63.0 59.3-66.5
Rural 2,084 875 35.8 33.2-38.5 1,209 64.2 61.5-66.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,092 487 21.3 19.3-23.5 1,605 78.7 76.5-80.7
Unemployed 147 38 21.0 14.5-29.4 109 79.0 70.6-85.5
Retired 1,247 892 71.4 67.9-74.6 355 28.6 25.4-32.1
Unable to Work 395 210 53.4 46.8-60.0 185 46.6 40.0-53.2
Other not in Labor Force 279 59 19.8 14.9-25.8 220 80.2 74.2-85.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 127 39 27.6 19.1-38.2 88 72.4 61.8-80.9
50% to 100% 304 117 35.9 29.2-43.3 187 64.1 56.7-70.8
101% to 150% 587 255 41.3 36.5-46.4 332 58.7 53.6-63.5
151% to 200% 298 119 33.2 27.1-39.9 179 66.8 60.1-72.9
More than 200% 2,074 820 33.0 30.6-35.4 1,254 67.0 64.6-69.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 787 342 36.1 32.0-40.5 445 63.9 59.5-68.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 818 347 38.5 34.0-43.3 471 61.5 56.7-66.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,764 733 36.3 33.6-39.0 1,031 63.7 61.0-66.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,606 613 31.9 29.4-34.6 993 68.1 65.4-70.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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