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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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 flu shot or flu vaccine
that was sprayed in your nose?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,203 3,163 47.6 46.1-49.1 3,040 52.4 50.9-53.9
GENDER
Male 2,646 1,228 44.2 41.9-46.5 1,418 55.8 53.5-58.1
Female 3,557 1,935 50.7 48.7-52.8 1,622 49.3 47.2-51.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,219 2,332 51.4 49.6-53.3 1,887 48.6 46.7-50.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,174 526 42.1 38.7-45.6 648 57.9 54.4-61.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 201 91 45.5 37.0-54.3 110 54.5 45.7-63.0
Hispanic 445 140 32.3 27.3-37.7 305 67.7 62.3-72.7
AGE
18-34 1,124 432 38.8 35.5-42.1 692 61.2 57.9-64.5
35-44 874 322 36.2 32.6-39.9 552 63.8 60.1-67.4
45-54 1,089 464 42.9 39.5-46.4 625 57.1 53.6-60.5
55-64 1,260 652 51.0 47.7-54.3 608 49.0 45.7-52.3
65-74 1,080 729 67.2 63.6-70.6 351 32.8 29.4-36.4
75+ 703 523 75.5 71.5-79.0 180 24.5 21.0-28.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 642 279 41.1 36.5-45.9 363 58.9 54.1-63.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,692 801 44.2 41.4-47.1 891 55.8 52.9-58.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,716 848 46.8 44.0-49.6 868 53.2 50.4-56.0
College Graduate 2,128 1,226 56.0 53.5-58.4 902 44.0 41.6-46.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 566 251 44.3 39.3-49.5 315 55.7 50.5-60.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,017 460 42.2 38.6-46.0 557 57.8 54.0-61.4
$25,000- 34,999 547 266 45.8 40.6-51.0 281 54.2 49.0-59.4
$35,000- 49,999 708 339 41.9 37.5-46.3 369 58.1 53.7-62.5
$50,000-74,999 784 394 47.8 43.5-52.1 390 52.2 47.9-56.5
$75,000+ 1,376 787 54.6 51.5-57.6 589 45.4 42.4-48.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,677 981 56.4 53.4-59.3 696 43.6 40.7-46.6
No 4,503 2,174 44.9 43.1-46.6 2,329 55.1 53.4-56.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 838 531 63.6 59.6-67.4 307 36.4 32.6-40.4
Non-Veteran 5,348 2,625 45.3 43.7-46.9 2,723 54.7 53.1-56.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,820 926 48.3 45.6-50.9 894 51.7 49.1-54.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,361 689 47.2 44.1-50.3 672 52.8 49.7-55.9
Rural 3,022 1,548 47.3 45.0-49.6 1,474 52.7 50.4-55.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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