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
-MALES 1,339 484 33.1 30.1-36.2 855 66.9 63.8-69.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 930 376 36.0 32.4-39.7 554 64.0 60.3-67.6
Non-Hispanic Black 242 68 28.4 21.8-36.1 174 71.6 63.9-78.2
Other 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 210 30 15.5 10.4-22.3 180 84.5 77.7-89.6
55-64 431 109 24.0 19.5-29.2 322 76.0 70.8-80.5
65-74 423 202 46.7 40.8-52.7 221 53.3 47.3-59.2
75+ 243 134 50.3 42.5-58.1 109 49.7 41.9-57.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 21 21.1 13.3-31.8 109 78.9 68.2-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 86 23.9 19.0-29.6 249 76.1 70.4-81.0
Some Post-H.S. 370 130 34.2 28.6-40.3 240 65.8 59.7-71.4
College Graduate 499 245 46.7 41.6-51.9 254 53.3 48.1-58.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 169 42 27.4 19.3-37.3 127 72.6 62.7-80.7
$25,000- 34,999 107 32 23.3 14.9-34.5 75 76.7 65.5-85.1
$35,000- 49,999 134 52 35.6 26.7-45.6 82 64.4 54.4-73.3
$50,000- 74,999 197 78 35.4 27.9-43.7 119 64.6 56.3-72.1
$75,000+ 422 193 41.2 35.8-46.9 229 58.8 53.1-64.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 496 177 33.5 28.5-39.0 319 66.5 61.0-71.5
No 837 306 33.1 29.4-37.0 531 66.9 63.0-70.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 195 40.0 34.4-45.9 250 60.0 54.1-65.6
Non-Veteran 891 288 30.0 26.5-33.7 603 70.0 66.3-73.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 374 148 35.0 29.6-40.8 226 65.0 59.2-70.4
Regional City or Suburban County 352 136 35.5 29.8-41.8 216 64.5 58.2-70.2
Rural 613 200 29.9 25.6-34.6 413 70.1 65.4-74.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 574 150 24.1 20.3-28.4 424 75.9 71.6-79.7
Unemployed 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 574 294 47.6 42.4-52.7 280 52.4 47.3-57.6
Unable to Work 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 126 34 28.2 19.3-39.1 92 71.8 60.9-80.7
151% to 200% 103 26 23.8 15.0-35.7 *** *** ***
More than 200% 758 330 38.7 34.7-42.9 428 61.3 57.1-65.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 395 135 29.7 24.6-35.4 260 70.3 64.6-75.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 423 144 33.1 27.8-38.8 279 66.9 61.2-72.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 521 205 35.0 30.3-40.1 316 65.0 59.9-69.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 426 159 33.2 28.0-38.8 267 66.8 61.2-72.0
2nd Quartile 330 108 28.7 23.4-34.6 222 71.3 65.4-76.6
3rd Quartile 371 150 40.2 34.2-46.4 221 59.8 53.6-65.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 212 67 28.4 21.2-36.9 145 71.6 63.1-78.8

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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 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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