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
-FEMALES 3,052 1,731 53.4 51.1-55.6 1,321 46.6 44.4-48.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,964 1,186 56.8 54.0-59.5 778 43.2 40.5-46.0
Non-Hispanic Black 611 320 49.4 44.3-54.6 291 50.6 45.4-55.7
Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 548 239 42.8 38.1-47.6 309 57.2 52.4-61.9
35-44 410 176 39.6 34.2-45.3 234 60.4 54.7-65.8
45-54 473 240 49.9 44.5-55.3 233 50.1 44.7-55.5
55-64 558 320 56.1 50.7-61.4 238 43.9 38.6-49.3
65-74 590 408 71.3 66.6-75.5 182 28.7 24.5-33.4
75+ 401 302 76.9 71.0-81.9 99 23.1 18.1-29.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 131 46.5 39.0-54.2 138 53.5 45.8-61.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 714 374 47.9 43.3-52.6 340 52.1 47.4-56.7
Some Post-H.S. 878 484 52.2 48.2-56.2 394 47.8 43.8-51.8
College Graduate 1,184 739 61.7 58.3-64.9 445 38.3 35.1-41.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 137 51.8 43.9-59.6 132 48.2 40.4-56.1
$15,000- 24,999 427 214 45.1 39.0-51.4 213 54.9 48.6-61.0
$25,000- 34,999 252 134 46.0 38.3-54.0 118 54.0 46.0-61.7
$35,000- 49,999 373 205 51.6 45.3-57.8 168 48.4 42.2-54.7
$50,000- 74,999 330 204 58.0 51.1-64.6 126 42.0 35.4-48.9
$75,000+ 738 459 58.2 53.9-62.5 279 41.8 37.5-46.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 932 535 54.2 50.0-58.3 397 45.8 41.7-50.0
No 2,114 1,190 52.9 50.3-55.6 924 47.1 44.4-49.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,955 1,671 53.2 50.9-55.5 1,284 46.8 44.5-49.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 879 531 56.3 52.3-60.2 348 43.7 39.8-47.7
Regional City or Suburban County 860 474 52.5 48.3-56.6 386 47.5 43.4-51.7
Rural 1,313 726 51.3 47.7-54.8 587 48.7 45.2-52.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,425 734 48.6 45.5-51.8 691 51.4 48.2-54.5
Unemployed 196 77 35.8 28.1-44.2 119 64.2 55.8-71.9
Retired 904 651 74.1 70.3-77.6 253 25.9 22.4-29.7
Unable to Work 235 126 52.7 44.6-60.8 109 47.3 39.2-55.4
Other not in Labor Force 273 133 46.2 39.2-53.4 140 53.8 46.6-60.8
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 299 155 46.4 39.0-53.9 144 53.6 46.1-61.0
101% to 150% 325 154 47.3 40.5-54.3 171 52.7 45.7-59.5
151% to 200% 286 152 45.9 38.8-53.2 134 54.1 46.8-61.2
More than 200% 1,358 842 58.1 54.8-61.4 516 41.9 38.6-45.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 868 461 49.5 45.2-53.8 407 50.5 46.2-54.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 954 555 53.3 49.3-57.3 399 46.7 42.7-50.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,230 715 55.2 51.7-58.5 515 44.8 41.5-48.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 946 545 55.3 51.4-59.2 401 44.7 40.8-48.6
2nd Quartile 803 436 50.7 46.5-54.9 367 49.3 45.1-53.5
3rd Quartile 865 510 54.6 50.5-58.7 355 45.4 41.3-49.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 438 240 52.9 46.4-59.4 198 47.1 40.6-53.6

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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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