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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Immunization

Now I will ask you questions about seasonal flu. A flu shot is an influenza vaccine injected in your arm
and the other is a spray, mist, or drop in the nose called FluMist.

During the past 12 months, have you had either a seasonal flu shot or flu vaccine spray?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,642 5,559 41.9 40.8-43.1 6,083 58.1 56.9-59.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 385 200 44.3 38.1-50.7 185 55.7 49.3-61.9
Cumberland 440 220 44.0 38.4-49.8 220 56.0 50.2-61.6
Durham 450 231 42.5 36.9-48.3 219 57.5 51.7-63.1
Forsyth 417 192 39.6 33.5-46.0 225 60.4 54.0-66.5
Gaston 362 174 37.2 30.7-44.2 188 62.8 55.8-69.3
Guilford 503 252 44.5 39.2-49.9 251 55.5 50.1-60.8
Mecklenburg 669 280 37.5 33.2-42.0 389 62.5 58.0-66.8
New Hanover 391 216 46.4 39.5-53.4 175 53.6 46.6-60.5
Union 384 156 37.0 29.6-45.1 228 63.0 54.9-70.4
Wake 677 317 43.9 39.4-48.5 360 56.1 51.5-60.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,827 1,826 42.1 40.1-44.1 2,001 57.9 55.9-59.9
Piedmont 6,231 2,963 41.4 39.8-43.0 3,268 58.6 57.0-60.2
Western NC 1,584 770 42.7 39.6-45.9 814 57.3 54.1-60.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,083 531 44.6 40.7-48.6 552 55.4 51.4-59.3
Northwest 1,872 880 40.0 37.3-42.8 992 60.0 57.2-62.7
Charlotte 1,905 855 38.4 35.4-41.4 1,050 61.6 58.6-64.6
Greensboro 1,326 648 41.8 38.6-45.2 678 58.2 54.8-61.4
Southern Regional 1,522 711 43.7 40.4-47.1 811 56.3 52.9-59.6
Southeast 728 385 44.1 39.4-48.9 343 55.9 51.1-60.6
Wake 1,635 805 43.7 40.6-46.8 830 56.3 53.2-59.4
Area L 389 190 38.3 32.8-44.2 199 61.7 55.8-67.2
Eastern 1,182 554 43.0 39.5-46.5 628 57.0 53.5-60.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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