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
-MALES 2,508 1,234 45.9 43.5-48.3 1,274 54.1 51.7-56.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,609 879 51.1 48.2-54.0 730 48.9 46.0-51.8
Non-Hispanic Black 404 181 40.9 35.1-47.0 223 59.1 53.0-64.9
Other 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 569 190 31.8 27.6-36.5 379 68.2 63.5-72.4
35-44 352 127 35.8 29.9-42.2 225 64.2 57.8-70.1
45-54 419 152 36.4 31.1-42.1 267 63.6 57.9-68.9
55-64 444 237 53.5 47.9-59.0 207 46.5 41.0-52.1
65-74 434 307 73.0 67.5-77.8 127 27.0 22.2-32.5
75+ 251 199 80.6 73.6-86.0 52 19.4 14.0-26.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 89 33.9 26.8-41.7 150 66.1 58.3-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 292 42.5 38.2-47.0 397 57.5 53.0-61.8
Some Post-H.S. 657 304 44.4 39.9-49.0 353 55.6 51.0-60.1
College Graduate 911 543 56.9 53.0-60.6 368 43.1 39.4-47.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 323 128 38.9 32.4-45.8 195 61.1 54.2-67.6
$25,000- 34,999 209 98 44.9 36.6-53.6 111 55.1 46.4-63.4
$35,000- 49,999 263 139 48.3 41.0-55.6 124 51.7 44.4-59.0
$50,000- 74,999 348 189 51.5 45.3-57.8 159 48.5 42.2-54.7
$75,000+ 801 440 52.3 48.2-56.4 361 47.7 43.6-51.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 694 380 51.7 46.9-56.5 314 48.3 43.5-53.1
No 1,800 847 43.9 41.2-46.7 953 56.1 53.3-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 631 396 62.5 57.7-67.0 235 37.5 33.0-42.3
Non-Veteran 1,872 836 41.4 38.7-44.1 1,036 58.6 55.9-61.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 808 417 47.7 43.6-51.8 391 52.3 48.2-56.4
Regional City or Suburban County 657 323 46.2 41.6-50.7 334 53.8 49.3-58.4
Rural 1,043 494 44.0 40.2-47.9 549 56.0 52.1-59.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,496 631 39.7 36.8-42.7 865 60.3 57.3-63.2
Unemployed 140 35 25.8 17.9-35.7 105 74.2 64.3-82.1
Retired 600 443 75.6 71.0-79.7 157 24.4 20.3-29.0
Unable to Work 174 88 48.9 39.5-58.4 86 51.1 41.6-60.5
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 69 30.8 23.1-39.7 137 69.2 60.3-76.9
101% to 150% 249 103 39.8 32.4-47.8 146 60.2 52.2-67.6
151% to 200% 197 95 46.2 37.8-54.9 102 53.8 45.1-62.2
More than 200% 1,353 748 52.5 49.3-55.7 605 47.5 44.3-50.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 688 330 46.5 41.8-51.3 358 53.5 48.7-58.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 758 367 44.1 39.8-48.5 391 55.9 51.5-60.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,062 537 46.9 43.4-50.5 525 53.1 49.5-56.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 790 393 46.1 42.0-50.2 397 53.9 49.8-58.0
2nd Quartile 672 333 44.8 40.4-49.3 339 55.2 50.7-59.6
3rd Quartile 684 339 47.1 42.6-51.6 345 52.9 48.4-57.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 362 169 46.3 39.4-53.2 193 53.7 46.8-60.6

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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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