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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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
Region 4 304 32 12.3 8.5-17.5 272 87.7 82.5-91.5
GENDER
Male 138 *** *** *** 135 97.8 92.6-99.4
Female 166 29 21.2 14.7-29.7 137 78.8 70.3-85.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 158 17 12.6 7.6-20.0 141 87.4 80.0-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** 61 85.7 74.0-92.6
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 235 30 14.8 10.2-21.0 205 85.2 79.0-89.8
45-49 69 *** *** *** 67 97.6 90.8-99.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 *** *** *** 105 90.4 80.5-95.5
Some College + 192 25 14.1 9.4-20.8 167 85.9 79.2-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 15 13.0 7.6-21.3 118 87.0 78.7-92.4
$50,000+ 131 16 15.0 8.9-24.2 115 85.0 75.8-91.1

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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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