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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,573 2,065 54.0 52.0-56.0 1,508 46.0 44.0-48.0
GENDER
Male 1,609 879 51.1 48.2-54.0 730 48.9 46.0-51.8
Female 1,964 1,186 56.8 54.0-59.5 778 43.2 40.5-46.0
AGE
18-34 636 270 41.3 37.1-45.7 366 58.7 54.3-62.9
35-44 400 169 39.1 33.8-44.7 231 60.9 55.3-66.2
45-54 548 251 44.4 39.7-49.3 297 55.6 50.7-60.3
55-64 699 406 56.8 52.3-61.2 293 43.2 38.8-47.7
65-74 729 538 74.7 70.6-78.4 191 25.3 21.6-29.4
75+ 505 397 80.0 75.3-84.0 108 20.0 16.0-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 91 46.7 38.3-55.3 104 53.3 44.7-61.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 850 439 47.6 43.6-51.6 411 52.4 48.4-56.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,019 554 51.2 47.5-54.8 465 48.8 45.2-52.5
College Graduate 1,502 977 64.1 61.3-66.9 525 35.9 33.1-38.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 191 91 46.0 37.2-55.0 100 54.0 45.0-62.8
$15,000- 24,999 382 196 47.6 41.3-54.0 186 52.4 46.0-58.7
$25,000- 34,999 262 150 53.2 45.6-60.7 112 46.8 39.3-54.4
$35,000- 49,999 410 242 54.0 48.2-59.8 168 46.0 40.2-51.8
$50,000- 74,999 487 292 54.4 49.0-59.7 195 45.6 40.3-51.0
$75,000+ 1,189 721 57.6 54.2-60.8 468 42.4 39.2-45.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,070 643 56.8 53.0-60.5 427 43.2 39.5-47.0
No 2,494 1,417 53.0 50.7-55.3 1,077 47.0 44.7-49.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 484 321 65.3 59.9-70.2 163 34.7 29.8-40.1
Non-Veteran 3,086 1,742 52.4 50.3-54.5 1,344 47.6 45.5-49.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 989 625 58.8 55.1-62.4 364 41.2 37.6-44.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,019 576 54.0 50.3-57.6 443 46.0 42.4-49.7
Rural 1,565 864 50.4 47.3-53.5 701 49.6 46.5-52.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,837 945 48.4 45.7-51.0 892 51.6 49.0-54.3
Unemployed 178 59 33.4 25.9-41.7 119 66.6 58.3-74.1
Retired 1,103 830 76.7 73.4-79.7 273 23.3 20.3-26.6
Unable to Work 227 124 51.4 43.1-59.7 103 48.6 40.3-56.9
Other not in Labor Force 213 99 42.2 34.8-49.9 114 57.8 50.1-65.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 109 44.5 36.5-52.7 118 55.5 47.3-63.5
101% to 150% 306 146 46.6 39.8-53.5 160 53.4 46.5-60.2
151% to 200% 310 171 48.5 41.6-55.4 139 51.5 44.6-58.4
More than 200% 2,008 1,234 57.6 55.0-60.2 774 42.4 39.8-45.0
HOUSING
Own 2,664 1,643 58.4 56.1-60.7 1,021 41.6 39.3-43.9
Rent 676 320 41.7 37.5-46.1 356 58.3 53.9-62.5
Other arrangement 210 88 35.9 28.7-43.9 122 64.1 56.1-71.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 856 463 49.6 45.5-53.8 393 50.4 46.2-54.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,176 676 52.8 49.3-56.3 500 47.2 43.7-50.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,541 926 56.9 53.9-59.8 615 43.1 40.2-46.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,287 745 54.9 51.6-58.1 542 45.1 41.9-48.4
2nd Quartile 959 548 53.2 49.4-57.0 411 46.8 43.0-50.6
3rd Quartile 953 560 54.3 50.5-58.1 393 45.7 41.9-49.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 374 212 52.8 46.2-59.3 162 47.2 40.7-53.8

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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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