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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Immunization

What was the main reason you did not get a flu shot?*

Immunization. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total
Respond.#
Personally decided against it Doctor asked not to/Not available Shot gives flu/allergic reaction Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,262 1,953 60.9 58.9-62.9 207 6.0 5.1- 6.9 547 15.1 13.8-16.5 555 18.0 16.5-19.7
GENDER
Male 1,197 738 63.1 59.8-66.2 55 4.4 3.2- 5.9 201 14.8 12.8-17.2 203 17.7 15.3-20.4
Female 2,065 1,215 59.0 56.6-61.5 152 7.4 6.2- 8.7 346 15.3 13.7-17.0 352 18.3 16.4-20.4
RACE
White 2,487 1,474 59.4 57.2-61.6 161 6.3 5.3- 7.5 425 16.2 14.6-17.9 427 18.1 16.4-20.0
African American 644 400 63.5 58.9-67.8 36 5.2 3.5- 7.7 107 14.0 11.3-17.2 101 17.4 14.0-21.3
Other 106 68 70.3 59.9-78.9 7 4.7 2.1-10.5 10 6.7 3.4-12.7 21 18.3 11.5-27.8
HISPANIC
Yes 84 48 64.3 51.7-75.2 9 9.7 4.6-19.3 15 12.5 7.0-21.3 12 13.5 7.0-24.4
No 3,153 1,893 60.8 58.8-62.8 194 5.8 4.9- 6.7 528 15.2 13.9-16.6 538 18.2 16.6-19.9
AGE
18-24 235 142 60.7 53.4-67.5 17 6.3 3.7-10.4 18 6.6 3.8-11.2 58 26.4 20.5-33.3
25-34 669 443 67.6 63.4-71.5 37 4.6 3.2- 6.5 91 12.8 10.3-15.8 98 15.0 12.1-18.5
35-44 784 446 57.9 53.9-61.8 51 6.1 4.6- 8.2 136 16.5 13.9-19.6 151 19.4 16.5-22.8
45-54 743 470 64.0 60.1-67.8 42 5.7 4.1- 7.9 126 16.2 13.5-19.4 105 14.1 11.5-17.1
55-64 472 260 55.2 50.1-60.2 31 7.2 4.8-10.5 98 19.6 16.0-23.9 83 18.0 14.3-22.5
65+ 338 178 52.1 45.9-58.1 29 7.9 5.2-11.9 75 22.5 17.9-27.9 56 17.5 13.0-23.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 367 200 57.3 51.1-63.2 29 7.8 5.0-12.0 54 11.2 8.4-14.9 84 23.7 18.8-29.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 617 63.4 59.8-66.8 62 5.4 4.1- 7.1 171 15.0 12.7-17.7 157 16.1 13.6-19.0
Some Post-H.S. 876 521 60.8 56.9-64.6 49 5.3 3.9- 7.1 160 16.5 13.9-19.4 146 17.4 14.5-20.9
College Graduate 1,009 613 60.0 56.5-63.4 67 6.4 4.9- 8.3 161 15.5 13.1-18.1 168 18.2 15.5-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 373 216 63.6 57.3-69.4 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2 50 10.6 7.6-14.6 81 21.1 16.3-26.8
$15,000- $24,999 540 317 61.3 56.2-66.1 41 7.0 4.9-10.1 87 13.2 10.2-16.8 95 18.5 14.9-22.8
$25,000- $34,999 415 268 68.6 63.3-73.4 26 6.6 4.3- 9.9 64 13.2 10.1-17.0 57 11.7 8.7-15.6
$35,000- $49,999 504 284 54.3 49.1-59.4 39 8.7 6.1-12.2 88 16.3 13.1-20.2 93 20.7 16.6-25.4
$50,000+ 1,111 698 61.8 58.4-65.0 58 4.7 3.6- 6.2 192 17.1 14.8-19.7 163 16.4 13.9-19.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 113 60.0 51.7-67.9 10 6.8 3.3-13.6 32 13.0 8.9-18.5 37 20.2 14.2-27.9
Appalachia II 397 239 62.1 56.3-67.5 34 8.8 5.9-12.9 69 14.8 11.4-18.9 55 14.3 10.6-19.0
Appalachia III 277 158 55.3 48.1-62.2 24 8.9 5.7-13.6 48 17.6 12.6-24.1 47 18.2 13.4-24.4
Catawba 230 133 57.6 50.2-64.8 12 5.1 2.7- 9.4 42 17.5 12.8-23.4 43 19.8 14.2-26.8
Edisto Savannah 264 161 65.3 58.4-71.7 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 40 11.7 8.2-16.4 45 17.2 12.6-23.2
Low Country 149 83 61.2 51.4-70.2 6 3.9 1.6- 9.5 34 18.9 13.2-26.4 26 16.0 10.0-24.5
Palmetto 498 296 59.9 54.6-64.9 32 5.4 3.7- 7.8 76 13.7 10.6-17.6 94 21.1 16.9-25.9
Pee Dee 234 144 62.6 54.9-69.6 8 3.8 1.7- 8.1 35 12.7 8.6-18.2 47 21.0 15.3-28.1
Trident 409 253 62.3 56.8-67.5 21 4.5 2.8- 7.1 69 16.3 12.7-20.6 66 16.9 13.1-21.6
Upper Savannah 159 91 58.0 48.8-66.7 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 28 15.5 10.6-22.2 28 20.7 13.5-30.2
Waccamaw 261 173 67.2 60.4-73.3 16 5.2 3.1- 8.7 38 13.3 9.5-18.3 34 14.3 9.9-20.2
Wateree 170 95 57.2 48.1-65.9 14 7.8 4.4-13.4 31 18.6 12.8-26.2 30 16.4 10.6-24.4

* This question was asked of respondents who have not had a flushot

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

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