2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 3,203 1,142 33.7 31.7-35.8 2,061 66.3 64.2-68.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 598 154 26.2 21.8-31.1 444 73.8 68.9-78.2
GENDER
Male 242 68 28.4 21.8-36.1 174 71.6 63.9-78.2
Female 356 86 24.2 18.7-30.7 270 75.8 69.3-81.3
AGE
50-54 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 194 33 19.9 13.3-28.6 161 80.1 71.4-86.7
65-74 205 64 34.3 26.0-43.7 141 65.7 56.3-74.0
75+ 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 38 23.1 15.9-32.2 141 76.9 67.8-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 173 44 27.1 19.3-36.6 129 72.9 63.4-80.7
College Graduate 171 54 28.5 21.1-37.1 117 71.5 62.9-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 109 22 19.6 11.5-31.3 87 80.4 68.7-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 217 59 30.5 22.9-39.3 158 69.5 60.7-77.1
No 380 95 24.0 18.9-30.1 285 76.0 69.9-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 496 121 24.9 20.1-30.3 375 75.1 69.7-79.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 188 55 28.5 21.2-37.2 133 71.5 62.8-78.8
Regional City or Suburban County 170 49 26.1 18.3-35.8 121 73.9 64.2-81.7
Rural 240 50 23.6 17.1-31.6 190 76.4 68.4-82.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 186 28 17.3 11.1-26.0 158 82.7 74.0-88.9
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 282 99 34.6 27.6-42.2 183 65.4 57.8-72.4
Unable to Work 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 244 73 31.7 24.5-39.8 171 68.3 60.2-75.5
HOUSING
Own 387 115 29.2 23.6-35.4 272 70.8 64.6-76.4
Rent 175 32 18.9 12.6-27.4 143 81.1 72.6-87.4
Other arrangement 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 261 58 24.8 18.5-32.5 203 75.2 67.5-81.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 159 47 28.8 20.8-38.5 112 71.2 61.5-79.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 178 49 25.4 18.1-34.3 129 74.6 65.7-81.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 98 25 21.5 13.3-33.0 73 78.5 67.0-86.7
2nd Quartile 135 34 22.0 14.9-31.4 101 78.0 68.6-85.1
3rd Quartile 219 66 33.4 25.5-42.3 153 66.6 57.7-74.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 146 *** *** *** 117 74.5 63.0-83.4

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*Only asked of respondents 50 years of age or older

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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