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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,250 904 37.1 34.7-39.6 1,346 62.9 60.4-65.3
GENDER
Male 930 376 36.0 32.4-39.7 554 64.0 60.3-67.6
Female 1,320 528 38.1 34.8-41.4 792 61.9 58.6-65.2
AGE
50-54 300 36 13.4 9.4-18.8 264 86.6 81.2-90.6
55-64 684 171 23.7 20.1-27.8 513 76.3 72.2-79.9
65-74 722 395 54.5 49.9-59.0 327 45.5 41.0-50.1
75+ 492 280 54.0 48.1-59.7 212 46.0 40.3-51.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 30 25.9 17.4-36.7 112 74.1 63.3-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 550 193 33.9 29.3-38.8 357 66.1 61.2-70.7
Some Post-H.S. 641 248 35.9 31.7-40.5 393 64.1 59.5-68.3
College Graduate 913 432 45.3 41.5-49.1 481 54.7 50.9-58.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 81 34.2 26.8-42.5 179 65.8 57.5-73.2
$25,000- 34,999 179 82 40.4 31.8-49.6 97 59.6 50.4-68.2
$35,000- 49,999 251 115 42.0 34.8-49.7 136 58.0 50.3-65.2
$50,000- 74,999 307 117 32.3 26.5-38.6 190 67.7 61.4-73.5
$75,000+ 659 292 40.1 35.8-44.5 367 59.9 55.5-64.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 825 318 35.7 31.6-40.0 507 64.3 60.0-68.4
No 1,419 584 38.1 35.1-41.2 835 61.9 58.8-64.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 157 42.5 36.1-49.1 185 57.5 50.9-63.9
Non-Veteran 1,905 746 36.2 33.6-38.9 1,159 63.8 61.1-66.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 554 260 42.3 37.6-47.1 294 57.7 52.9-62.4
Regional City or Suburban County 624 258 37.5 33.0-42.3 366 62.5 57.7-67.0
Rural 1,072 386 33.6 30.1-37.3 686 66.4 62.7-69.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 846 236 25.6 22.4-29.2 610 74.4 70.8-77.6
Unemployed 75 14 17.4 9.9-28.8 61 82.6 71.2-90.1
Retired 1,075 591 53.3 49.4-57.1 484 46.7 42.9-50.6
Unable to Work 183 41 25.1 17.7-34.3 142 74.9 65.7-82.3
Other not in Labor Force 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 179 53 35.4 26.5-45.4 126 64.6 54.6-73.5
151% to 200% 197 78 37.0 29.2-45.4 119 63.0 54.6-70.8
More than 200% 1,233 547 39.4 36.2-42.7 686 60.6 57.3-63.8
HOUSING
Own 1,923 804 38.5 35.9-41.2 1,119 61.5 58.8-64.1
Rent 241 70 23.9 18.5-30.4 171 76.1 69.6-81.5
Other arrangement 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 559 199 31.3 27.0-36.1 360 68.7 63.9-73.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 783 314 38.2 34.0-42.5 469 61.8 57.5-66.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 908 391 38.9 35.1-42.7 517 61.1 57.3-64.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 804 335 37.8 33.9-42.0 469 62.2 58.0-66.1
2nd Quartile 599 241 37.9 33.4-42.7 358 62.1 57.3-66.6
3rd Quartile 584 239 37.0 32.4-42.0 345 63.0 58.0-67.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 263 89 31.5 25.0-38.9 174 68.5 61.1-75.0

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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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