2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 844 439 47.2 43.1-51.4 405 52.8 48.6-56.9
GENDER
Male 366 177 45.1 39.1-51.2 189 54.9 48.8-60.9
Female 478 262 49.2 43.6-54.9 216 50.8 45.1-56.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 703 377 47.6 43.1-52.1 326 52.4 47.9-56.9
Non-Hispanic Black 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 158 50 30.9 23.1-40.0 108 69.1 60.0-76.9
35-44 101 38 29.3 20.2-40.3 63 70.7 59.7-79.8
45-54 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 154 82 53.4 43.8-62.8 72 46.6 37.2-56.2
65-74 179 118 65.0 55.7-73.2 61 35.0 26.8-44.3
75+ 122 93 76.1 65.1-84.5 29 23.9 15.5-34.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 223 110 43.9 36.3-51.9 113 56.1 48.1-63.7
Some Post-H.S. 241 111 42.4 35.4-49.6 130 57.6 50.4-64.6
College Graduate 281 173 60.6 54.0-66.9 108 39.4 33.1-46.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 287 155 51.3 44.4-58.2 132 48.7 41.8-55.6
No 556 284 45.3 40.3-50.4 272 54.7 49.6-59.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 748 384 46.2 41.8-50.6 364 53.8 49.4-58.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 413 174 36.6 31.4-42.2 239 63.4 57.8-68.6
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 257 180 69.8 62.2-76.5 77 30.2 23.5-37.8
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 120 64 47.8 37.9-57.8 56 52.2 42.2-62.1
$50,000- 74,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 178 98 49.0 40.5-57.6 80 51.0 42.4-59.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 382 218 52.7 46.6-58.6 164 47.3 41.4-53.4
HOUSING
Own 591 329 50.8 45.8-55.8 262 49.2 44.2-54.2
Rent 192 83 40.0 32.0-48.5 109 60.0 51.5-68.0
Other arrangement 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 265 144 52.3 45.1-59.3 121 47.7 40.7-54.9
Rural 579 295 45.2 40.2-50.3 284 54.8 49.7-59.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 174 82 44.1 35.5-53.0 92 55.9 47.0-64.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 309 168 45.8 38.8-53.0 141 54.2 47.0-61.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 361 189 50.3 44.2-56.3 172 49.7 43.7-55.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 463 245 50.1 44.7-55.5 218 49.9 44.5-55.3
2nd Quartile 154 73 42.0 32.9-51.7 81 58.0 48.3-67.1
3rd Quartile 227 121 45.7 37.7-53.9 106 54.3 46.1-62.3

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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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