2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

During the past 12 months, have you had either a flu vaccine that was sprayed in your nose
or a flu shot injected into your arm?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,560 2,965 49.8 48.2-51.4 2,595 50.2 48.6-51.8
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,015 501 45.6 41.7-49.5 514 54.4 50.5-58.3
GENDER
Male 404 181 40.9 35.1-47.0 223 59.1 53.0-64.9
Female 611 320 49.4 44.3-54.6 291 50.6 45.4-55.7
AGE
18-34 181 60 32.9 25.5-41.2 121 67.1 58.8-74.5
35-44 139 51 38.9 29.5-49.2 88 61.1 50.8-70.5
45-54 169 75 42.1 33.6-51.1 94 57.9 48.9-66.4
55-64 198 101 49.7 40.6-58.8 97 50.3 41.2-59.4
65-74 211 129 65.0 56.8-72.5 82 35.0 27.5-43.2
75+ 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 138 44.0 37.0-51.1 159 56.0 48.9-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 283 139 44.9 37.9-52.1 144 55.1 47.9-62.1
College Graduate 335 169 47.8 41.4-54.3 166 52.2 45.7-58.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 70 36.8 27.8-46.9 94 63.2 53.1-72.2
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 131 62 45.2 35.2-55.7 69 54.8 44.3-64.8
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 196 106 49.4 41.0-57.8 90 50.6 42.2-59.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 302 162 49.7 42.1-57.4 140 50.3 42.6-57.9
No 710 336 43.9 39.4-48.5 374 56.1 51.5-60.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 79 54.6 44.2-64.5 61 45.4 35.5-55.8
Non-Veteran 875 422 44.3 40.1-48.5 453 55.7 51.5-59.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 362 172 45.1 39.0-51.4 190 54.9 48.6-61.0
Regional City or Suburban County 267 142 46.0 38.3-53.8 125 54.0 46.2-61.7
Rural 386 187 46.0 39.4-52.7 199 54.0 47.3-60.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 483 198 38.8 33.7-44.1 285 61.2 55.9-66.3
Unemployed 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 292 195 69.5 62.3-75.8 97 30.5 24.2-37.7
Unable to Work 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 426 226 50.3 44.4-56.1 200 49.7 43.9-55.6
HOUSING
Own 546 305 51.7 46.2-57.2 241 48.3 42.8-53.8
Rent 368 159 40.4 34.3-46.9 209 59.6 53.1-65.7
Other arrangement 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 409 212 50.0 43.6-56.4 197 50.0 43.6-56.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 266 135 45.5 38.1-53.1 131 54.5 46.9-61.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 340 154 42.4 36.2-49.0 186 57.6 51.0-63.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 176 67 34.6 26.7-43.4 109 65.4 56.6-73.3
2nd Quartile 259 124 43.1 36.1-50.5 135 56.9 49.5-63.9
3rd Quartile 352 192 51.8 45.3-58.3 160 48.2 41.7-54.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 228 118 52.0 43.0-60.9 110 48.0 39.1-57.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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