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
-FEMALES 1,864 658 34.2 31.5-37.0 1,206 65.8 63.0-68.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,320 528 38.1 34.8-41.4 792 61.9 58.6-65.2
Non-Hispanic Black 356 86 24.2 18.7-30.7 270 75.8 69.3-81.3
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 267 26 10.9 7.1-16.4 241 89.1 83.6-92.9
55-64 550 109 20.3 16.4-24.9 441 79.7 75.1-83.6
65-74 588 288 52.1 47.0-57.2 300 47.9 42.8-53.0
75+ 392 212 53.6 46.7-60.4 180 46.4 39.6-53.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 36 26.9 18.1-38.0 128 73.1 62.0-81.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 163 36.6 31.2-42.4 310 63.4 57.6-68.8
Some Post-H.S. 534 180 32.1 27.5-37.0 354 67.9 63.0-72.5
College Graduate 688 278 38.2 34.0-42.5 410 61.8 57.5-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 164 40 23.5 15.7-33.6 124 76.5 66.4-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 265 77 30.4 23.2-38.8 188 69.6 61.2-76.8
$25,000- 34,999 161 69 43.4 34.0-53.3 92 56.6 46.7-66.0
$35,000- 49,999 216 80 38.1 30.1-46.8 136 61.9 53.2-69.9
$50,000- 74,999 195 68 30.4 23.1-38.9 127 69.6 61.1-76.9
$75,000+ 407 154 34.3 29.1-39.9 253 65.7 60.1-70.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 689 238 34.3 29.7-39.2 451 65.7 60.8-70.3
No 1,171 418 34.2 30.8-37.7 753 65.8 62.3-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,814 646 34.4 31.6-37.3 1,168 65.6 62.7-68.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 480 195 38.2 33.1-43.5 285 61.8 56.5-66.9
Regional City or Suburban County 512 190 33.4 28.4-38.8 322 66.6 61.2-71.6
Rural 872 273 31.7 27.7-36.1 599 68.3 63.9-72.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 620 142 21.9 18.2-26.1 478 78.1 73.9-81.8
Unemployed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 888 442 50.5 46.1-54.8 446 49.5 45.2-53.9
Unable to Work 186 37 21.9 14.9-31.1 149 78.1 68.9-85.1
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 37 19.7 12.5-29.5 135 80.3 70.5-87.5
101% to 150% 181 53 34.9 25.7-45.4 128 65.1 54.6-74.3
151% to 200% 175 64 37.0 28.9-46.0 111 63.0 54.0-71.1
More than 200% 837 325 35.7 31.8-39.8 512 64.3 60.2-68.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 552 153 27.2 22.8-32.1 399 72.8 67.9-77.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 609 237 37.4 32.7-42.5 372 62.6 57.5-67.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 703 268 34.9 30.7-39.4 435 65.1 60.6-69.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 571 224 36.0 31.3-41.1 347 64.0 58.9-68.7
2nd Quartile 496 188 36.8 31.7-42.3 308 63.2 57.7-68.3
3rd Quartile 500 172 30.8 25.9-36.1 328 69.2 63.9-74.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 297 74 27.9 21.6-35.3 223 72.1 64.7-78.4

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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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