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%)
TOTAL 3,203 1,142 33.7 31.7-35.8 2,061 66.3 64.2-68.3
GENDER
Male 1,339 484 33.1 30.1-36.2 855 66.9 63.8-69.9
Female 1,864 658 34.2 31.5-37.0 1,206 65.8 63.0-68.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,250 904 37.1 34.7-39.6 1,346 62.9 60.4-65.3
Non-Hispanic Black 598 154 26.2 21.8-31.1 444 73.8 68.9-78.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 117 22 17.6 11.1-26.6 95 82.4 73.4-88.9
AGE
50-54 477 56 13.0 9.8-17.2 421 87.0 82.8-90.2
55-64 981 218 22.0 19.0-25.4 763 78.0 74.6-81.0
65-74 1,011 490 49.7 45.8-53.6 521 50.3 46.4-54.2
75+ 635 346 52.3 47.0-57.4 289 47.7 42.6-53.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 57 24.2 18.0-31.8 237 75.8 68.2-82.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 808 249 30.7 26.9-34.8 559 69.3 65.2-73.1
Some Post-H.S. 904 310 33.0 29.4-36.8 594 67.0 63.2-70.6
College Graduate 1,187 523 42.0 38.7-45.3 664 58.0 54.7-61.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,185 415 33.9 30.5-37.5 770 66.1 62.5-69.5
No 2,008 724 33.7 31.2-36.3 1,284 66.3 63.7-68.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 492 207 39.1 33.8-44.6 285 60.9 55.4-66.2
Non-Veteran 2,705 934 32.8 30.6-35.0 1,771 67.2 65.0-69.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,194 292 23.0 20.4-26.0 902 77.0 74.0-79.6
Unemployed 130 25 19.1 12.4-28.2 105 80.9 71.8-87.6
Retired 1,462 736 49.3 45.9-52.6 726 50.7 47.4-54.1
Unable to Work 311 65 24.6 18.6-31.7 246 75.4 68.3-81.4
Other not in Labor Force 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 235 50 21.4 14.8-29.9 185 78.6 70.1-85.2
$15,000- 24,999 434 119 29.1 23.6-35.4 315 70.9 64.6-76.4
$25,000- 34,999 268 101 34.3 27.5-41.8 167 65.7 58.2-72.5
$35,000- 49,999 350 132 37.0 30.9-43.5 218 63.0 56.5-69.1
$50,000-74,999 392 146 33.0 27.6-38.9 246 67.0 61.1-72.4
$75,000+ 829 347 37.9 34.1-41.9 482 62.1 58.1-65.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 695 247 34.2 29.9-38.9 448 65.8 61.1-70.1
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 260 50 20.5 14.1-28.9 210 79.5 71.1-85.9
101% to 150% 307 87 32.0 25.3-39.5 220 68.0 60.5-74.7
151% to 200% 278 90 31.5 25.2-38.6 188 68.5 61.4-74.8
More than 200% 1,595 655 37.2 34.4-40.1 940 62.8 59.9-65.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 695 247 34.2 29.9-38.9 448 65.8 61.1-70.1
HOUSING
Own 2,541 981 35.9 33.7-38.3 1,560 64.1 61.7-66.3
Rent 502 115 20.4 16.6-24.9 387 79.6 75.1-83.4
Other arrangement 123 36 21.7 14.3-31.5 87 78.3 68.5-85.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 854 343 36.8 33.0-40.7 511 63.2 59.3-67.0
Regional City or Suburban County 864 326 34.4 30.5-38.4 538 65.6 61.6-69.5
Rural 1,485 473 30.9 27.9-34.1 1,012 69.1 65.9-72.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 947 288 28.4 25.0-32.1 659 71.6 67.9-75.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,032 381 35.5 32.0-39.3 651 64.5 60.7-68.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,224 473 35.0 31.8-38.3 751 65.0 61.7-68.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 997 383 34.8 31.2-38.5 614 65.2 61.5-68.8
2nd Quartile 826 296 33.4 29.6-37.4 530 66.6 62.6-70.4
3rd Quartile 871 322 35.2 31.3-39.3 549 64.8 60.7-68.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 509 141 28.2 23.2-33.7 368 71.8 66.3-76.8

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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 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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