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2016 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 6,293 3,027 44.3 42.8-45.8 3,266 55.7 54.2-57.2
GENDER
Male 2,850 1,298 41.2 39.1-43.4 1,552 58.8 56.6-60.9
Female 3,443 1,729 47.1 45.0-49.2 1,714 52.9 50.8-55.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,250 2,218 48.0 46.2-49.9 2,032 52.0 50.1-53.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,207 470 35.7 32.5-39.0 737 64.3 61.0-67.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 106 37 27.0 18.5-37.6 69 73.0 62.4-81.5
Non-Hispanic Other 229 113 47.3 38.9-55.9 116 52.7 44.1-61.1
Hispanic 434 155 34.4 29.4-39.7 279 65.6 60.3-70.6
AGE
18-34 1,266 451 34.0 31.0-37.1 815 66.0 62.9-69.0
35-44 840 313 36.8 33.1-40.7 527 63.2 59.3-66.9
45-54 1,017 410 40.0 36.5-43.6 607 60.0 56.4-63.5
55-64 1,232 594 48.4 45.0-51.9 638 51.6 48.1-55.0
65-74 1,177 739 62.3 58.9-65.6 438 37.7 34.4-41.1
75+ 690 491 68.5 63.9-72.7 199 31.5 27.3-36.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 683 276 36.5 32.3-41.0 407 63.5 59.0-67.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,709 766 40.2 37.4-43.0 943 59.8 57.0-62.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,828 847 43.7 40.9-46.4 981 56.3 53.6-59.1
College Graduate 2,061 1,132 53.9 51.3-56.4 929 46.1 43.6-48.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 580 228 35.3 30.6-40.3 352 64.7 59.7-69.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,027 451 39.9 36.2-43.6 576 60.1 56.4-63.8
$25,000- 34,999 597 269 40.7 36.1-45.6 328 59.3 54.4-63.9
$35,000- 49,999 768 359 42.6 38.3-46.9 409 57.4 53.1-61.7
$50,000-74,999 817 418 45.9 41.9-50.1 399 54.1 49.9-58.1
$75,000+ 1,411 772 52.5 49.4-55.6 639 47.5 44.4-50.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,582 865 51.3 48.1-54.4 717 48.7 45.6-51.9
No 4,067 1,876 42.5 40.7-44.4 2,191 57.5 55.6-59.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,840 999 49.7 46.8-52.6 841 50.3 47.4-53.2
No 4,427 2,016 42.5 40.7-44.3 2,411 57.5 55.7-59.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 913 560 60.9 57.0-64.6 353 39.1 35.4-43.0
Non-Veteran 5,378 2,464 41.9 40.3-43.5 2,914 58.1 56.5-59.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,719 821 45.4 42.7-48.1 898 54.6 51.9-57.3
Regional City or Suburban County 1,419 685 44.2 41.1-47.3 734 55.8 52.7-58.9
Rural 3,158 1,522 43.5 41.3-45.7 1,636 56.5 54.3-58.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,206 1,341 39.9 37.9-41.9 1,865 60.1 58.1-62.1
Unemployed 250 81 33.8 26.8-41.6 169 66.2 58.4-73.2
Retired 1,732 1,125 63.7 60.8-66.4 607 36.3 33.6-39.2
Unable to Work 577 280 44.4 39.2-49.7 297 55.6 50.3-60.8
Other not in Labor Force 504 191 36.0 31.1-41.2 313 64.0 58.8-68.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 207 72 33.8 26.5-41.9 135 66.2 58.1-73.5
50% to 100% 562 190 28.9 24.7-33.5 372 71.1 66.5-75.3
101% to 150% 943 426 42.4 38.5-46.3 517 57.6 53.7-61.5
151% to 200% 427 204 40.8 35.2-46.6 223 59.2 53.4-64.8
More than 200% 3,010 1,580 49.5 47.3-51.7 1,430 50.5 48.3-52.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,257 586 40.6 37.0-44.3 671 59.4 55.7-63.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,289 1,107 44.4 41.9-46.9 1,182 55.6 53.1-58.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,750 1,335 45.3 43.1-47.5 1,415 54.7 52.5-56.9

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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.

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