2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 525 182 29.7 25.4-34.5 343 70.3 65.5-74.6
GENDER
Male 208 66 27.2 20.8-34.7 142 72.8 65.3-79.2
Female 317 116 31.8 26.1-38.1 201 68.2 61.9-73.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 471 167 30.0 25.5-34.9 304 70.0 65.1-74.5
Non-Hispanic Black 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 148 23 11.7 7.5-17.8 125 88.3 82.2-92.5
65-74 175 80 43.8 35.0-53.1 95 56.2 46.9-65.0
75+ 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 130 37 28.3 20.3-38.0 93 71.7 62.0-79.7
Some Post-H.S. 155 44 25.3 18.2-34.0 111 74.7 66.0-81.8
College Graduate 187 89 44.4 36.5-52.5 98 55.6 47.5-63.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 220 73 26.4 20.4-33.5 147 73.6 66.5-79.6
No 304 109 32.2 26.2-38.7 195 67.8 61.3-73.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 448 156 29.6 24.8-34.8 292 70.4 65.2-75.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 183 42 16.8 11.9-23.0 141 83.2 77.0-88.1
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 251 124 47.7 40.1-55.4 127 52.3 44.6-59.9
Unable to Work 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 76 24 23.3 14.9-34.5 52 76.7 65.5-85.1
$50,000- 74,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 105 41 33.7 24.6-44.0 64 66.3 56.0-75.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 262 103 32.5 26.3-39.4 159 67.5 60.6-73.7
HOUSING
Own 432 155 29.8 25.2-34.8 277 70.2 65.2-74.8
Rent 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 158 61 34.1 26.3-42.8 97 65.9 57.2-73.7
Rural 367 121 28.0 22.9-33.8 246 72.0 66.2-77.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 116 31 21.0 14.1-30.1 85 79.0 69.9-85.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 193 69 31.1 23.5-39.8 124 68.9 60.2-76.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 216 82 33.8 27.1-41.2 134 66.2 58.8-72.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 287 108 31.9 26.2-38.1 179 68.1 61.9-73.8
2nd Quartile 92 27 24.0 15.3-35.5 65 76.0 64.5-84.7
3rd Quartile 146 47 29.8 20.9-40.4 99 70.2 59.6-79.1

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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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