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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,184 1,692 34.7 32.9-36.4 2,492 65.3 63.6-67.1
-Piedmont NC 1,873 720 33.0 30.7-35.5 1,153 67.0 64.5-69.3
GENDER
Male 848 304 30.9 27.4-34.5 544 69.1 65.5-72.6
Female 1,025 416 34.9 31.6-38.3 609 65.1 61.7-68.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,232 523 37.0 34.0-40.1 709 63.0 59.9-66.0
Non-Hispanic Black 385 141 28.5 23.8-33.6 244 71.5 66.4-76.2
Other 257 56 19.4 14.7-25.2 201 80.6 74.8-85.3
AGE
18-34 416 74 17.6 13.9-22.2 342 82.4 77.8-86.1
35-44 251 50 18.3 13.7-24.0 201 81.7 76.0-86.3
45-54 312 62 18.5 14.3-23.6 250 81.5 76.4-85.7
55-64 328 113 35.2 29.5-41.4 215 64.8 58.6-70.5
65-74 329 247 74.1 67.3-79.8 82 25.9 20.2-32.7
75+ 203 164 77.0 67.8-84.2 39 23.0 15.8-32.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 67 32.0 24.7-40.2 129 68.0 59.8-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 172 34.7 29.9-40.0 243 65.3 60.0-70.1
Some Post-H.S. 513 205 33.6 29.3-38.3 308 66.4 61.7-70.7
College Graduate 744 273 31.3 27.8-35.0 471 68.7 65.0-72.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 56 38.6 29.3-48.9 78 61.4 51.1-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 245 103 37.4 30.6-44.7 142 62.6 55.3-69.4
$25,000- 34,999 152 66 37.7 29.3-47.0 86 62.3 53.0-70.7
$35,000- 49,999 208 75 30.8 24.2-38.4 133 69.2 61.6-75.8
$50,000- 74,999 265 94 31.7 25.4-38.6 171 68.3 61.4-74.6
$75,000+ 522 180 28.9 24.9-33.2 342 71.1 66.8-75.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 527 286 48.3 43.2-53.4 241 51.7 46.6-56.8
No 1,337 430 27.6 25.0-30.4 907 72.4 69.6-75.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 121 54.1 46.1-62.0 89 45.9 38.0-53.9
Non-Veteran 1,662 598 30.7 28.3-33.3 1,064 69.3 66.7-71.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,012 358 30.6 27.5-33.9 654 69.4 66.1-72.5
Regional City or Suburban County 457 192 36.1 31.2-41.4 265 63.9 58.6-68.8
Rural 405 170 34.8 29.7-40.2 235 65.2 59.8-70.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,014 241 21.3 18.7-24.2 773 78.7 75.8-81.3
Unemployed 69 18 21.8 13.2-33.9 51 78.2 66.1-86.8
Retired 497 364 70.8 65.4-75.7 133 29.2 24.3-34.6
Unable to Work 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 153 29 19.4 13.2-27.5 124 80.6 72.5-86.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 125 45 33.9 24.5-44.7 80 66.1 55.3-75.5
101% to 150% 236 107 41.6 34.6-49.0 129 58.4 51.0-65.4
151% to 200% 104 42 32.3 23.0-43.2 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,003 369 31.3 28.2-34.5 634 68.7 65.5-71.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 769 321 35.7 31.9-39.7 448 64.3 60.3-68.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,009 353 30.3 27.3-33.5 656 69.7 66.5-72.7

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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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