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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western 317 33 12.4 8.2-18.3 284 87.6 81.7-91.8
GENDER
Male 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 169 31 23.1 15.3-33.4 138 76.9 66.6-84.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 253 29 13.7 8.9-20.5 224 86.3 79.5-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 140 29 21.3 14.0-31.1 111 78.7 68.9-86.0
35-44 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-49 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 112 16 17.0 10.1-27.1 96 83.0 72.9-89.9
College Graduate 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 270 29 11.7 7.6-17.7 241 88.3 82.3-92.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 251 25 10.9 6.8-17.0 226 89.1 83.0-93.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 301 32 12.8 8.5-19.0 269 87.2 81.0-91.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 228 25 12.9 7.8-20.4 203 87.1 79.6-92.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 252 24 9.8 5.9-15.9 228 90.2 84.1-94.1
Unemployed 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 105 12 14.2 7.9-24.3 93 85.8 75.7-92.1

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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