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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Immunization

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Have you ever had a pneumonia shot? This shot is usually given only once or twice in a person's lifetime and is different from the flu shot. It is also called the pneumococcal vaccine.

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,032 626 21.0 19.4-22.7 2,406 79.0 77.3-80.6
GENDER
Male 1,158 253 22.2 19.6-25.0 905 77.8 75.0-80.4
Female 1,874 373 19.9 17.9-22.0 1,501 80.1 78.0-82.1
RACE
White 2,258 508 22.8 20.9-24.8 1,750 77.2 75.2-79.1
African American 644 86 14.8 11.8-18.5 558 85.2 81.5-88.2
Other Minorities 99 24 26.3 17.5-37.5 75 73.7 62.5-82.5
HISPANIC
Yes 81 18 20.4 12.3-32.1 63 79.6 67.9-87.7
No 2,935 601 20.9 19.2-22.6 2,334 79.1 77.4-80.8
AGE
18-24 235 27 13.1 8.9-18.8 208 86.9 81.2-91.1
25-34 553 45 9.5 6.9-13.0 508 90.5 87.0-93.1
35-44 648 53 9.9 7.4-13.0 595 90.1 87.0-92.6
45-54 620 84 14.6 11.4-18.5 536 85.4 81.5-88.6
55-64 411 96 22.5 18.5-27.1 315 77.5 72.9-81.5
65+ 512 307 57.9 53.2-62.6 205 42.1 37.4-46.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 406 127 29.8 24.9-35.1 279 70.2 64.9-75.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 920 171 19.2 16.3-22.4 749 80.8 77.6-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 851 182 21.9 18.9-25.2 669 78.1 74.8-81.1
College Graduate 849 144 17.1 14.5-20.1 705 82.9 79.9-85.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 101 32.6 26.5-39.4 193 67.4 60.6-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 502 111 21.5 17.7-25.9 391 78.5 74.1-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 439 71 17.0 13.2-21.6 368 83.0 78.4-86.8
$35,000- 49,999 505 102 21.5 17.7-25.9 403 78.5 74.1-82.3
$50,000+ 848 117 15.0 12.4-18.0 731 85.0 82.0-87.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 47 24.4 18.5-31.5 145 75.6 68.5-81.5
Appalachia II 361 63 17.0 12.9-22.2 298 83.0 77.8-87.1
Appalachia III 210 47 24.4 18.5-31.4 163 75.6 68.6-81.5
Catawba 194 36 18.8 13.2-26.0 158 81.2 74.0-86.8
Edisto 88 9 11.7 5.4-23.6 79 88.3 76.4-94.6
Low Country 149 36 25.5 18.6-34.0 113 74.5 66.0-81.4
Palmetto 482 89 18.8 15.1-23.1 393 81.2 76.9-84.9
Pee Dee 204 38 16.3 11.6-22.5 166 83.7 77.5-88.4
Savannah 135 31 25.0 17.4-34.6 104 75.0 65.4-82.6
Trident 383 86 21.2 16.9-26.2 297 78.8 73.8-83.1
Upper Savannah 171 40 24.8 18.0-33.2 131 75.2 66.8-82.0
Waccamaw 230 60 28.3 22.1-35.4 170 71.7 64.6-77.9
Wateree 179 35 22.2 15.9-30.0 144 77.8 70.0-84.1

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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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