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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,721 2,302 34.9 33.4-36.3 3,419 65.1 63.7-66.6
GENDER
Male 2,536 994 34.7 32.5-36.9 1,542 65.3 63.1-67.5
Female 3,185 1,308 35.0 33.0-37.0 1,877 65.0 63.0-67.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,895 1,707 37.7 35.9-39.6 2,188 62.3 60.4-64.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,102 388 31.0 27.8-34.4 714 69.0 65.6-72.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 189 74 31.9 24.3-40.6 115 68.1 59.4-75.7
Hispanic 379 66 17.9 13.8-23.0 313 82.1 77.0-86.2
AGE
18-34 1,021 219 21.3 18.5-24.4 802 78.7 75.6-81.5
35-44 731 128 17.1 14.1-20.6 603 82.9 79.4-85.9
45-54 945 213 22.8 19.8-26.2 732 77.2 73.8-80.2
55-64 1,160 392 33.0 29.8-36.4 768 67.0 63.6-70.2
65-74 1,137 789 69.7 66.4-72.9 348 30.3 27.1-33.6
75+ 664 535 79.1 75.0-82.7 129 20.9 17.3-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 251 37.0 32.6-41.6 372 63.0 58.4-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,578 679 38.1 35.3-41.0 899 61.9 59.0-64.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 681 35.1 32.4-37.8 968 64.9 62.2-67.6
College Graduate 1,860 685 29.7 27.4-32.1 1,175 70.3 67.9-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 239 40.7 35.5-46.1 290 59.3 53.9-64.5
$15,000- 24,999 945 408 39.3 35.5-43.2 537 60.7 56.8-64.5
$25,000- 34,999 542 222 36.0 31.3-41.0 320 64.0 59.0-68.7
$35,000- 49,999 707 299 35.1 31.1-39.4 408 64.9 60.6-68.9
$50,000-74,999 745 272 31.0 27.3-34.9 473 69.0 65.1-72.7
$75,000+ 1,275 412 27.6 24.9-30.6 863 72.4 69.4-75.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,482 869 53.9 50.6-57.2 613 46.1 42.8-49.4
No 3,698 1,247 28.9 27.2-30.6 2,451 71.1 69.4-72.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,711 984 53.3 50.2-56.3 727 46.7 43.7-49.8
No 3,988 1,311 28.2 26.6-29.9 2,677 71.8 70.1-73.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 824 481 55.0 50.8-59.0 343 45.0 41.0-49.2
Non-Veteran 4,896 1,822 32.0 30.5-33.6 3,074 68.0 66.4-69.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,523 542 31.7 29.1-34.3 981 68.3 65.7-70.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,294 495 34.1 31.1-37.2 799 65.9 62.8-68.9
Rural 2,907 1,266 37.8 35.6-40.1 1,641 62.2 59.9-64.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,849 648 20.3 18.6-22.0 2,201 79.7 78.0-81.4
Unemployed 218 60 26.0 19.3-34.0 158 74.0 66.0-80.7
Retired 1,678 1,178 69.5 66.7-72.2 500 30.5 27.8-33.3
Unable to Work 533 288 51.5 46.0-57.1 245 48.5 42.9-54.0
Other not in Labor Force 421 123 27.7 22.8-33.2 298 72.3 66.8-77.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 187 55 28.4 21.1-37.1 132 71.6 62.9-78.9
50% to 100% 508 180 34.2 29.2-39.6 328 65.8 60.4-70.8
101% to 150% 871 388 39.1 35.2-43.2 483 60.9 56.8-64.8
151% to 200% 391 179 39.1 33.4-45.1 212 60.9 54.9-66.6
More than 200% 2,742 1,033 31.8 29.8-33.8 1,709 68.2 66.2-70.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,160 490 37.1 33.5-40.9 670 62.9 59.1-66.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,109 877 36.8 34.3-39.3 1,232 63.2 60.7-65.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,455 936 32.9 30.8-35.0 1,519 67.1 65.0-69.2

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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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