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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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%)
North Carolina 1,852 232 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,620 85.6 83.4-87.5
Regions 1 & 2 263 24 10.8 6.5-17.5 239 89.2 82.5-93.5
GENDER
Male 119 *** *** *** 119 100 . - .
Female 144 24 20.3 12.4-31.5 120 79.7 68.5-87.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 209 20 11.6 6.7-19.3 189 88.4 80.7-93.3
Non-Hispanic Black 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 210 23 12.4 7.4-20.1 187 87.6 79.9-92.6
45-49 54 *** *** *** 53 97.8 86.0-99.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 *** *** *** 91 89.5 76.7-95.7
Some College + 164 15 11.1 6.1-19.3 149 88.9 80.7-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 15 10.0 5.4-17.9 116 90.0 82.1-94.6
$50,000+ 105 *** *** *** 99 93.4 84.4-97.3

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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