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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Immunization

Since 2005, have you had a tetanus shot?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, Tdap Yes, tetanus shot, but not Tdap Yes, tetanus shot/not sure what type No tetanus shot since 2005
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,586 1,171 22.4 21.0-23.8 399 7.3 6.5- 8.2 1,811 33.1 31.6-34.6 2,205 37.2 35.7-38.8
-Western 1,044 226 21.9 18.8-25.4 82 7.4 5.6- 9.8 309 32.2 28.3-36.4 427 38.4 34.5-42.4
GENDER
Male 468 79 14.9 11.4-19.2 47 9.9 6.8-14.2 163 36.8 31.1-43.0 179 38.3 32.6-44.4
Female 576 147 29.1 24.3-34.4 35 4.9 3.3- 7.3 146 27.5 22.4-33.4 248 38.4 33.3-43.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 904 194 22.2 18.8-25.9 72 7.8 5.7-10.4 261 32.1 27.8-36.6 377 38.0 33.9-42.3
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 156 50 27.1 19.6-36.1 16 8.9 5.2-15.0 *** *** *** 42 26.6 18.7-36.4
35-44 129 41 31.9 22.6-42.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 27.3 19.0-37.7
45-54 144 32 22.6 15.7-31.4 13 9.7 5.5-16.7 50 31.2 22.7-41.2 49 36.5 27.2-46.8
55-64 230 49 19.1 13.6-26.0 *** *** *** 59 25.5 19.0-33.3 101 43.9 35.6-52.6
65-74 228 37 14.2 9.7-20.4 18 5.3 3.0- 9.0 74 34.3 26.9-42.7 99 46.2 38.1-54.4
75+ 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** 34 23.8 16.4-33.1 87 62.0 52.0-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 45 17.2 11.9-24.3 28 9.9 6.3-15.2 83 32.4 25.1-40.6 127 40.5 33.4-48.0
Some Post-H.S. 305 75 27.3 21.5-34.1 25 7.1 4.5-11.0 80 27.6 21.7-34.4 125 38.0 31.4-45.0
College Graduate 314 91 34.9 28.4-42.1 24 7.3 4.5-11.5 93 27.3 21.8-33.5 106 30.6 24.8-37.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 25 19.9 12.6-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 24 11.4 7.2-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 44.1 34.1-54.5
$25,000- 34,999 97 26 22.7 14.2-34.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 125 32 28.4 19.3-39.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 149 40 24.0 16.7-33.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 39.0 29.0-49.9
$75,000+ 180 50 30.9 22.6-40.6 22 10.9 6.5-17.6 55 27.9 20.5-36.8 53 30.3 22.5-39.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 298 49 15.9 11.1-22.1 *** *** *** 92 34.5 26.9-43.1 133 41.9 34.0-50.3
No 689 157 23.2 19.3-27.5 51 6.8 4.9- 9.4 203 31.9 27.1-37.0 278 38.2 33.6-43.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 331 58 16.4 11.9-22.1 27 7.6 4.7-11.9 95 28.6 22.5-35.7 151 47.4 40.1-54.8
No 713 168 24.1 20.3-28.5 56 7.5 5.3-10.5 214 33.6 28.8-38.9 275 34.7 30.3-39.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 22 14.7 9.0-23.0 *** *** *** 46 33.0 24.1-43.4 56 43.8 34.0-54.1
Non-Veteran 904 203 22.6 19.2-26.3 67 7.4 5.5-10.0 263 32.2 27.9-36.8 371 37.8 33.7-42.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 259 64 25.5 19.7-32.4 27 8.3 5.4-12.6 76 30.9 23.7-39.3 92 35.2 28.4-42.6
Rural 786 162 20.5 17.0-24.6 56 7.2 5.0-10.2 233 32.7 28.1-37.7 335 39.6 35.0-44.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 495 132 26.6 21.9-31.8 43 8.5 6.0-11.9 147 33.0 27.5-38.9 173 32.0 27.1-37.4
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 342 48 12.8 9.1-17.7 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4 98 30.4 24.6-36.8 175 52.3 45.8-58.8
Unable to Work 104 18 12.9 7.3-22.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 117 24 15.2 9.2-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 185 28 12.9 8.3-19.6 *** *** *** 56 33.9 24.8-44.3 85 43.2 33.4-53.5
151% to 200% 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 463 121 26.8 21.9-32.4 42 8.4 5.9-11.9 119 25.9 20.7-31.8 181 38.9 33.3-44.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 342 64 18.1 12.9-24.9 25 7.3 4.4-11.8 104 32.6 25.9-40.2 149 42.0 34.9-49.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 407 79 18.4 14.0-23.7 28 6.8 3.9-11.7 121 35.5 28.9-42.7 179 39.3 33.1-45.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 296 83 29.1 23.3-35.6 30 8.4 5.6-12.5 84 28.2 21.8-35.7 99 34.3 27.7-41.4

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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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