2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Immunization

Have you ever had a pneumonia shot also known as a pneumococcal vaccine?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,173 1,917 32.1 30.6-33.6 3,256 67.9 66.4-69.4
-Western 783 333 37.1 33.1-41.2 450 62.9 58.8-66.9
GENDER
Male 335 126 33.7 28.0-39.8 209 66.3 60.2-72.0
Female 448 207 40.2 34.9-45.8 241 59.8 54.2-65.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 658 290 37.4 33.2-41.8 368 62.6 58.2-66.8
Non-Hispanic Black 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 27 24.9 16.3-36.2 70 75.1 63.8-83.7
AGE
18-34 125 21 15.4 9.7-23.6 104 84.6 76.4-90.3
35-44 92 15 12.2 7.0-20.6 77 87.8 79.4-93.0
45-54 109 15 13.9 8.0-23.1 94 86.1 76.9-92.0
55-64 148 53 33.9 25.5-43.4 95 66.1 56.6-74.5
65-74 173 125 71.5 62.3-79.1 48 28.5 20.9-37.7
75+ 119 97 83.0 73.7-89.5 22 17.0 10.5-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 203 91 38.3 30.7-46.5 112 61.7 53.5-69.3
Some Post-H.S. 229 87 32.0 25.6-39.1 142 68.0 60.9-74.4
College Graduate 260 119 39.5 33.1-46.2 141 60.5 53.8-66.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 273 156 49.4 42.2-56.5 117 50.6 43.5-57.8
No 509 177 30.9 26.3-35.8 332 69.1 64.2-73.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 691 288 36.5 32.3-40.9 403 63.5 59.1-67.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 379 82 18.6 14.6-23.4 297 81.4 76.6-85.4
Unemployed 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 251 189 74.6 67.4-80.7 62 25.4 19.3-32.6
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 50 35.2 26.3-45.4 62 64.8 54.6-73.7
$50,000- 74,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 168 59 28.5 21.5-36.8 109 71.5 63.2-78.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 366 157 35.4 29.9-41.4 209 64.6 58.6-70.1
HOUSING
Own 565 255 38.0 33.4-42.8 310 62.0 57.2-66.6
Rent 170 58 30.1 22.8-38.5 112 69.9 61.5-77.2
Other arrangement 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 243 100 36.5 29.8-43.6 143 63.5 56.4-70.2
Rural 540 233 37.3 32.5-42.3 307 62.7 57.7-67.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 161 77 41.8 33.3-50.9 84 58.2 49.1-66.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 293 115 34.1 27.8-41.1 178 65.9 58.9-72.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 329 141 37.4 31.6-43.5 188 62.6 56.5-68.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 423 185 38.6 33.3-44.0 238 61.4 56.0-66.7
2nd Quartile 151 58 33.3 25.0-42.9 93 66.7 57.1-75.0
3rd Quartile 209 90 37.3 29.5-45.8 119 62.7 54.2-70.5

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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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