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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Immunization

Since 2005, have you had a tetanus shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, Tdap Yes, tetanus shot, but not Tdap Yes, tetanus shot/not sure what type No tetanus shot since 2005
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,586 1,171 22.4 21.0-23.8 399 7.3 6.5- 8.2 1,811 33.1 31.6-34.6 2,205 37.2 35.7-38.8
-Eastern NC 2,007 378 20.7 18.4-23.3 131 6.4 5.1- 7.9 657 33.7 31.2-36.4 841 39.2 36.5-41.8
GENDER
Male 928 151 16.7 13.9-20.0 61 5.4 4.0- 7.3 350 39.6 35.7-43.6 366 38.3 34.5-42.2
Female 1,079 227 24.7 21.2-28.5 70 7.3 5.4- 9.9 307 28.0 24.8-31.5 475 40.0 36.4-43.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,217 253 21.7 18.8-24.9 82 7.3 5.5- 9.6 418 35.6 32.3-39.0 464 35.4 32.1-38.8
Non-Hispanic Black 548 81 18.7 14.4-23.9 33 4.3 2.8- 6.4 150 28.4 23.7-33.6 284 48.7 43.3-54.1
Other 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 397 128 34.1 28.6-40.1 *** *** *** 126 32.8 27.6-38.4 127 28.7 23.9-34.0
35-44 251 51 17.9 12.8-24.4 16 6.0 3.5-10.2 102 42.2 34.6-50.1 82 33.9 27.1-41.5
45-54 312 62 19.2 14.6-24.9 21 6.3 3.9-10.0 113 35.2 29.3-41.6 116 39.3 32.9-46.1
55-64 437 70 14.4 10.8-18.9 40 11.1 7.7-15.7 136 31.5 26.3-37.2 191 43.0 37.4-48.8
65-74 391 49 11.7 8.4-16.1 27 7.3 4.7-11.3 118 31.5 26.1-37.4 197 49.4 43.5-55.3
75+ 207 16 7.1 3.9-12.5 *** *** *** 58 26.4 20.0-34.1 122 63.1 55.0-70.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 36.4 28.7-44.9 118 49.9 41.6-58.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 83 18.4 14.3-23.4 26 4.9 3.1- 7.7 185 30.7 26.4-35.4 298 46.0 41.1-51.0
Some Post-H.S. 622 128 22.9 19.0-27.5 47 7.8 5.4-11.2 206 35.1 30.6-39.8 241 34.2 29.8-38.7
College Graduate 562 151 29.1 24.6-34.1 46 8.0 5.7-11.2 184 33.5 28.8-38.5 181 29.4 25.0-34.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 37 20.7 14.1-29.4 13 5.7 3.1-10.0 69 31.8 24.0-40.6 83 41.9 33.5-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 319 41 15.6 10.7-22.1 17 4.7 2.7- 8.2 99 33.0 26.4-40.2 162 46.7 39.9-53.7
$25,000- 34,999 203 35 24.3 16.6-34.2 17 7.6 4.2-13.3 72 32.7 25.3-41.1 79 35.4 27.8-43.9
$35,000- 49,999 297 59 24.3 17.8-32.1 *** *** *** 87 31.8 25.4-38.9 137 37.9 31.3-45.0
$50,000- 74,999 240 46 19.4 14.1-26.2 23 8.9 5.3-14.5 79 33.4 26.6-41.1 92 38.3 30.7-46.5
$75,000+ 389 109 25.4 20.6-30.9 35 9.3 6.4-13.4 118 32.4 27.0-38.3 127 32.9 27.4-39.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 588 85 14.7 11.5-18.5 44 7.0 5.0- 9.8 221 37.9 32.9-43.2 238 40.4 35.5-45.6
No 1,238 238 21.6 18.6-25.0 79 6.0 4.6- 7.8 371 31.3 28.1-34.6 550 41.1 37.7-44.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 655 87 14.5 11.4-18.2 41 5.8 4.0- 8.2 240 37.2 32.5-42.2 287 42.6 37.8-47.4
No 1,347 290 23.5 20.6-26.7 89 6.6 5.0- 8.6 415 32.1 29.1-35.3 553 37.8 34.6-41.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 377 90 27.0 21.8-32.9 21 4.9 3.0- 8.0 143 38.7 33.0-44.8 123 29.3 24.3-34.9
Non-Veteran 1,631 289 19.4 16.9-22.2 110 6.7 5.2- 8.5 514 32.6 29.8-35.6 718 41.3 38.3-44.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 131 19 13.4 8.3-21.0 13 10.7 6.0-18.5 53 42.3 33.0-52.2 46 33.5 25.3-42.9
Regional City or Suburban County 358 84 24.6 19.8-30.2 *** *** *** 104 32.3 26.9-38.3 156 38.5 33.1-44.2
Rural 1,520 276 20.7 17.9-23.7 104 6.3 4.9- 8.1 500 33.1 30.1-36.3 640 39.9 36.8-43.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 973 219 23.1 19.9-26.7 64 5.8 4.3- 7.7 328 36.2 32.5-40.0 362 34.9 31.3-38.7
Unemployed 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 559 67 11.8 8.8-15.7 36 6.2 4.1- 9.2 168 29.9 25.5-34.7 288 52.1 47.0-57.1
Unable to Work 240 35 14.9 10.2-21.3 22 10.5 6.5-16.5 86 37.6 30.0-46.0 97 36.9 29.6-45.0
Other not in Labor Force 147 43 31.9 22.9-42.6 *** *** *** 40 25.5 18.2-34.4 56 35.1 26.5-44.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 189 31 18.4 12.2-26.8 *** *** *** 75 41.2 32.8-50.1 71 35.7 27.9-44.3
101% to 150% 321 54 20.7 14.9-28.0 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 99 31.0 24.5-38.4 152 44.3 37.4-51.4
151% to 200% 149 25 18.0 10.0-30.3 *** *** *** 48 32.1 23.3-42.3 63 37.9 28.5-48.3
More than 200% 916 201 22.7 19.4-26.2 73 8.0 6.0-10.4 280 32.2 28.6-36.0 362 37.2 33.3-41.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 705 109 16.4 12.7-20.9 51 7.3 4.9-10.8 222 31.9 27.4-36.8 323 44.4 39.4-49.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 934 204 24.0 20.6-27.7 51 5.3 3.8- 7.3 309 34.4 30.7-38.2 370 36.4 32.8-40.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 370 66 20.1 15.4-25.8 29 7.3 4.8-10.8 126 34.7 29.1-40.9 149 37.9 32.3-43.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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