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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization-Males

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%)
North Carolina 6,293 3,027 44.3 42.8-45.8 3,266 55.7 54.2-57.2
-MALES 2,850 1,298 41.2 39.1-43.4 1,552 58.8 56.6-60.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,924 960 45.5 42.8-48.2 964 54.5 51.8-57.2
Non-Hispanic Black 484 165 30.0 25.4-35.0 319 70.0 65.0-74.6
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 634 212 31.6 27.7-35.9 422 68.4 64.1-72.3
35-44 382 124 32.3 27.1-38.0 258 67.7 62.0-72.9
45-54 471 177 36.9 31.9-42.1 294 63.1 57.9-68.1
55-64 555 256 44.9 40.0-50.0 299 55.1 50.0-60.0
65-74 522 333 61.4 56.2-66.3 189 38.6 33.7-43.8
75+ 252 185 72.5 65.1-78.7 67 27.5 21.3-34.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 126 30.9 25.4-37.0 220 69.1 63.0-74.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 799 317 35.4 31.6-39.4 482 64.6 60.6-68.4
Some Post-H.S. 788 347 41.7 37.7-45.8 441 58.3 54.2-62.3
College Graduate 911 505 54.1 50.3-57.9 406 45.9 42.1-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 80 32.2 24.9-40.4 145 67.8 59.6-75.1
$15,000- 24,999 426 163 35.6 30.4-41.2 263 64.4 58.8-69.6
$25,000- 34,999 285 120 36.7 30.5-43.4 165 63.3 56.6-69.5
$35,000- 49,999 344 157 42.1 35.9-48.4 187 57.9 51.6-64.1
$50,000- 74,999 401 199 41.5 35.9-47.3 202 58.5 52.7-64.1
$75,000+ 745 397 51.0 46.7-55.3 348 49.0 44.7-53.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 677 373 49.6 44.8-54.5 304 50.4 45.5-55.2
No 1,826 766 38.2 35.6-40.9 1,060 61.8 59.1-64.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 775 423 48.7 44.2-53.1 352 51.3 46.9-55.8
No 2,064 872 39.1 36.6-41.6 1,192 60.9 58.4-63.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 826 515 62.1 58.0-66.0 311 37.9 34.0-42.0
Non-Veteran 2,021 781 34.8 32.3-37.3 1,240 65.2 62.7-67.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 799 368 43.8 39.9-47.7 431 56.2 52.3-60.1
Regional City or Suburban County 628 274 37.8 33.6-42.2 354 62.2 57.8-66.4
Rural 1,423 656 41.1 37.9-44.3 767 58.9 55.7-62.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,667 654 36.9 34.2-39.7 1,013 63.1 60.3-65.8
Unemployed 122 36 30.4 21.0-41.9 *** *** ***
Retired 725 471 61.7 57.3-66.0 254 38.3 34.0-42.7
Unable to Work 224 103 42.4 34.3-50.8 121 57.6 49.2-65.7
Other not in Labor Force 100 31 28.3 19.7-38.7 69 71.7 61.3-80.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 251 74 25.8 20.0-32.7 177 74.2 67.3-80.0
101% to 150% 402 168 37.4 31.8-43.3 234 62.6 56.7-68.2
151% to 200% 198 89 39.2 31.7-47.2 109 60.8 52.8-68.3
More than 200% 1,478 752 46.8 43.8-49.9 726 53.2 50.1-56.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 551 239 38.0 32.9-43.4 312 62.0 56.6-67.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,035 473 40.5 37.0-44.2 562 59.5 55.8-63.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,264 586 42.6 39.5-45.7 678 57.4 54.3-60.5

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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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