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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,721 2,302 34.9 33.4-36.3 3,419 65.1 63.7-66.6
-Western 1,102 480 35.8 32.3-39.5 622 64.2 60.5-67.7
GENDER
Male 471 194 33.4 28.2-39.0 277 66.6 61.0-71.8
Female 631 286 38.0 33.3-43.0 345 62.0 57.0-66.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 968 439 37.0 33.2-41.0 529 63.0 59.0-66.8
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 144 22 14.2 8.6-22.3 122 85.8 77.7-91.4
35-44 122 18 12.4 6.8-21.5 104 87.6 78.5-93.2
45-54 151 36 26.6 18.5-36.7 115 73.4 63.3-81.5
55-64 244 73 29.3 22.4-37.4 171 70.7 62.6-77.6
65-74 261 185 68.3 60.7-75.1 76 31.7 24.9-39.3
75+ 164 138 82.2 73.7-88.4 26 17.8 11.6-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 63 37.7 28.1-48.4 83 62.3 51.6-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 310 141 40.1 33.5-47.2 169 59.9 52.8-66.5
Some Post-H.S. 328 132 30.5 24.9-36.8 196 69.5 63.2-75.1
College Graduate 319 144 36.2 30.2-42.7 175 63.8 57.3-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 211 101 42.4 33.2-52.2 110 57.6 47.8-66.8
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 153 46 22.7 15.7-31.7 107 77.3 68.3-84.3
$75,000+ 188 67 25.1 18.6-33.0 121 74.9 67.0-81.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 332 202 53.6 45.7-61.4 130 46.4 38.6-54.3
No 718 253 28.1 24.2-32.2 465 71.9 67.8-75.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 371 226 53.5 46.5-60.3 145 46.5 39.7-53.5
No 731 254 28.3 24.5-32.6 477 71.7 67.4-75.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 92 54.6 44.3-64.5 54 45.4 35.5-55.7
Non-Veteran 956 388 33.6 29.8-37.5 568 66.4 62.5-70.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 271 110 33.0 26.8-39.8 161 67.0 60.2-73.2
Rural 832 370 36.9 32.6-41.3 462 63.1 58.7-67.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 492 106 17.9 14.1-22.4 386 82.1 77.6-85.9
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 392 281 69.6 63.7-75.0 111 30.4 25.0-36.3
Unable to Work 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 196 105 46.8 37.3-56.6 91 53.2 43.4-62.7
151% to 200% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 483 194 31.1 26.3-36.4 289 68.9 63.6-73.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 359 157 38.6 32.1-45.5 202 61.4 54.5-67.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 433 199 36.9 31.0-43.1 234 63.1 56.9-69.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 311 124 32.2 26.4-38.5 187 67.8 61.5-73.6

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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.

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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