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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Human Papillomavirus-Females

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%)
North Carolina 1,852 232 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,620 85.6 83.4-87.5
-FEMALES 996 189 22.0 19.0-25.4 807 78.0 74.6-81.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 564 108 21.9 17.9-26.5 456 78.1 73.5-82.1
Non-Hispanic Black 242 49 22.9 17.1-29.9 193 77.1 70.1-82.9
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 439 158 37.4 32.1-43.0 281 62.6 57.0-67.9
35-44 369 27 7.8 4.9-12.1 342 92.2 87.9-95.1
45-49 188 *** *** *** 184 97.9 94.5-99.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** 87 88.4 77.2-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 37 22.2 15.8-30.4 172 77.8 69.6-84.2
Some Post-H.S. 331 84 28.0 22.6-34.2 247 72.0 65.8-77.4
College Graduate 359 58 18.6 14.2-24.0 301 81.4 76.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 21 18.6 11.8-28.0 88 81.4 72.0-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 182 30 18.9 12.7-27.2 152 81.1 72.8-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 22 20.3 13.2-29.8 108 79.7 70.2-86.8
$50,000- 74,999 129 25 22.1 14.4-32.3 104 77.9 67.7-85.6
$75,000+ 233 39 22.1 16.0-29.7 194 77.9 70.3-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 153 26 22.9 15.1-33.2 127 77.1 66.8-84.9
No 840 162 21.9 18.6-25.6 678 78.1 74.4-81.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 38 20.9 14.8-28.7 181 79.1 71.3-85.2
No 772 151 22.5 19.0-26.4 621 77.5 73.6-81.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 978 185 22.1 19.0-25.5 793 77.9 74.5-81.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 307 70 26.4 20.9-32.8 237 73.6 67.2-79.1
Regional City or Suburban County 244 44 19.7 14.5-26.2 200 80.3 73.8-85.5
Rural 445 75 19.7 15.2-25.1 370 80.3 74.9-84.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 674 119 19.2 15.8-23.0 555 80.8 77.0-84.2
Unemployed 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 198 54 31.9 24.4-40.4 144 68.1 59.6-75.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 142 22 17.2 10.7-26.5 120 82.8 73.5-89.3
101% to 150% 136 25 21.5 13.9-31.8 111 78.5 68.2-86.1
151% to 200% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 446 80 22.5 17.9-27.8 366 77.5 72.2-82.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 174 33 18.6 11.9-27.7 141 81.4 72.3-88.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 346 56 18.6 14.0-24.2 290 81.4 75.8-86.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 476 100 24.9 20.5-29.9 376 75.1 70.1-79.5

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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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