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%)
TOTAL 5,560 2,965 49.8 48.2-51.4 2,595 50.2 48.6-51.8
GENDER
Male 2,508 1,234 45.9 43.5-48.3 1,274 54.1 51.7-56.5
Female 3,052 1,731 53.4 51.1-55.6 1,321 46.6 44.4-48.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,573 2,065 54.0 52.0-56.0 1,508 46.0 44.0-48.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,015 501 45.6 41.7-49.5 514 54.4 50.5-58.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 148 *** *** *** 86 56.5 46.0-66.4
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 512 192 32.3 27.7-37.2 320 67.7 62.8-72.3
AGE
18-34 1,117 429 37.2 34.0-40.5 688 62.8 59.5-66.0
35-44 762 303 37.8 33.7-42.0 459 62.2 58.0-66.3
45-54 892 392 43.2 39.4-47.2 500 56.8 52.8-60.6
55-64 1,002 557 54.9 51.0-58.7 445 45.1 41.3-49.0
65-74 1,024 715 72.0 68.5-75.3 309 28.0 24.7-31.5
75+ 652 501 78.4 74.0-82.2 151 21.6 17.8-26.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 508 220 40.2 34.9-45.7 288 59.8 54.3-65.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,403 666 45.0 41.9-48.3 737 55.0 51.7-58.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 788 48.8 45.8-51.8 747 51.2 48.2-54.2
College Graduate 2,095 1,282 59.5 57.0-61.9 813 40.5 38.1-43.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,626 915 53.1 49.9-56.2 711 46.9 43.8-50.1
No 3,914 2,037 48.6 46.7-50.5 1,877 51.4 49.5-53.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 724 452 61.6 57.1-65.9 272 38.4 34.1-42.9
Non-Veteran 4,827 2,507 48.1 46.4-49.9 2,320 51.9 50.1-53.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,921 1,365 43.9 41.8-46.0 1,556 56.1 54.0-58.2
Unemployed 336 112 31.6 25.8-37.9 224 68.4 62.1-74.2
Retired 1,504 1,094 74.7 71.8-77.4 410 25.3 22.6-28.2
Unable to Work 409 214 50.9 44.6-57.1 195 49.1 42.9-55.4
Other not in Labor Force 350 163 44.4 38.3-50.7 187 55.6 49.3-61.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 394 182 44.2 37.7-50.9 212 55.8 49.1-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 750 342 42.3 37.9-47.0 408 57.7 53.0-62.1
$25,000- 34,999 461 232 45.5 39.8-51.4 229 54.5 48.6-60.2
$35,000- 49,999 636 344 50.1 45.3-54.9 292 49.9 45.1-54.7
$50,000-74,999 678 393 54.6 50.0-59.2 285 45.4 40.8-50.0
$75,000+ 1,539 899 55.0 52.1-58.0 640 45.0 42.0-47.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,102 573 48.0 44.3-51.7 529 52.0 48.3-55.7
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 159 59 38.9 29.7-49.0 100 61.1 51.0-70.3
50% to 100% 505 224 39.3 33.9-45.0 281 60.7 55.0-66.1
101% to 150% 574 257 43.9 38.7-49.1 317 56.1 50.9-61.3
151% to 200% 483 247 46.1 40.5-51.7 236 53.9 48.3-59.5
More than 200% 2,711 1,590 55.2 52.9-57.4 1,121 44.8 42.6-47.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,102 573 48.0 44.3-51.7 529 52.0 48.3-55.7
HOUSING
Own 3,683 2,165 55.3 53.3-57.3 1,518 44.7 42.7-46.7
Rent 1,441 613 38.4 35.5-41.5 828 61.6 58.5-64.5
Other arrangement 389 159 36.0 30.3-42.0 230 64.0 58.0-69.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,687 948 52.1 49.3-55.0 739 47.9 45.0-50.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,517 797 49.5 46.5-52.6 720 50.5 47.4-53.5
Rural 2,356 1,220 47.7 45.1-50.4 1,136 52.3 49.6-54.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,556 791 48.0 44.8-51.2 765 52.0 48.8-55.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,712 922 49.0 46.1-52.0 790 51.0 48.0-53.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,292 1,252 51.2 48.7-53.6 1,040 48.8 46.4-51.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,736 938 50.9 48.0-53.7 798 49.1 46.3-52.0
2nd Quartile 1,475 769 47.9 44.8-51.0 706 52.1 49.0-55.2
3rd Quartile 1,549 849 51.1 48.1-54.1 700 48.9 45.9-51.9
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 800 409 49.5 44.7-54.3 391 50.5 45.7-55.3

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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