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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Human Papillomavirus

A vaccine to prevent the human papillomavirus or HPV infection is available and is called the cervical cancer or genital warts vaccine, HPV shot, if female “GARDASIL or CERVARIX” if male “GARDASIL”.
Have you EVER had an HPV vaccination?* **

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,852 232 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,620 85.6 83.4-87.5
GENDER
Male 856 43 6.3 4.5- 8.7 813 93.7 91.3-95.5
Female 996 189 22.0 19.0-25.4 807 78.0 74.6-81.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,054 132 14.3 11.8-17.1 922 85.7 82.9-88.2
Non-Hispanic Black 412 62 16.5 12.6-21.3 350 83.5 78.7-87.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 253 16 7.8 4.4-13.3 237 92.2 86.7-95.6
AGE
18-34 834 194 24.6 21.3-28.3 640 75.4 71.7-78.7
35-44 645 31 4.9 3.2- 7.4 614 95.1 92.6-96.8
45-49 374 *** *** *** 367 98.2 96.1-99.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 12 6.9 3.6-12.9 193 93.1 87.1-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 469 48 13.5 9.9-18.3 421 86.5 81.7-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 603 110 19.6 16.2-23.6 493 80.4 76.4-83.8
College Graduate 576 62 12.0 9.1-15.6 514 88.0 84.4-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 182 27 13.6 9.1-19.9 155 86.4 80.1-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 328 37 13.3 9.3-18.8 291 86.7 81.2-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 180 32 22.6 15.4-31.9 148 77.4 68.1-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 239 27 13.4 9.1-19.5 212 86.6 80.5-90.9
$50,000-74,999 234 28 13.0 8.6-19.2 206 87.0 80.8-91.4
$75,000+ 443 46 12.9 9.4-17.5 397 87.1 82.5-90.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 289 31 12.9 8.6-18.9 258 87.1 81.1-91.4
No 1,556 200 14.8 12.7-17.1 1,356 85.2 82.9-87.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 366 45 14.2 10.2-19.4 321 85.8 80.6-89.8
No 1,478 187 14.6 12.5-17.0 1,291 85.4 83.0-87.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** 115 91.0 82.9-95.5
Non-Veteran 1,727 222 14.8 12.8-17.0 1,505 85.2 83.0-87.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 559 88 17.4 13.9-21.5 471 82.6 78.5-86.1
Regional City or Suburban County 447 55 13.6 10.3-17.7 392 86.4 82.3-89.7
Rural 847 89 12.4 9.8-15.7 758 87.6 84.3-90.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,357 137 10.6 8.8-12.7 1,220 89.4 87.3-91.2
Unemployed 111 11 14.9 7.6-27.4 100 85.1 72.6-92.4
Retired 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** 97 90.4 79.3-95.9
Other not in Labor Force 263 75 32.6 26.2-39.8 188 67.4 60.2-73.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 16 14.9 8.6-24.4 84 85.1 75.6-91.4
50% to 100% 262 25 11.3 7.2-17.2 237 88.7 82.8-92.8
101% to 150% 259 33 15.6 10.5-22.5 226 84.4 77.5-89.5
151% to 200% 118 24 24.8 16.2-36.0 94 75.2 64.0-83.8
More than 200% 851 92 12.5 10.0-15.6 759 87.5 84.4-90.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 343 39 12.2 8.1-18.1 304 87.8 81.9-91.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 640 70 12.3 9.5-15.8 570 87.7 84.2-90.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 870 123 16.3 13.6-19.5 747 83.7 80.5-86.4

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*Asked of all respondents aged 18 through 49.
**Three people answered that the doctor refused when asked.

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 Center’s 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 respondent’s 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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