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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you take aspirin to reduce the chance of a heart attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,517 1,321 86.0 83.7-88.1 196 14.0 11.9-16.3
-Eastern NC 596 527 88.0 84.4-90.9 69 12.0 9.1-15.6
GENDER
Male 298 269 90.7 85.8-94.1 29 9.3 5.9-14.2
Female 298 258 85.0 79.2-89.4 40 15.0 10.6-20.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 371 332 88.5 83.7-92.0 39 11.5 8.0-16.3
Non-Hispanic Black 168 146 87.7 80.8-92.4 22 12.3 7.6-19.2
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 209 191 92.3 86.9-95.6 18 7.7 4.4-13.1
75+ 97 83 85.3 75.3-91.7 14 14.7 8.3-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 210 185 87.8 81.4-92.2 25 12.2 7.8-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 171 148 85.5 77.3-91.1 23 14.5 8.9-22.7
College Graduate 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 273 250 92.4 88.1-95.3 23 7.6 4.7-11.9
No 321 275 84.0 78.2-88.5 46 16.0 11.5-21.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 284 259 92.0 87.4-94.9 25 8.0 5.1-12.6
No 311 267 84.2 78.3-88.7 44 15.8 11.3-21.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 464 405 86.3 81.9-89.7 59 13.7 10.3-18.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 480 426 88.8 84.8-91.8 54 11.2 8.2-15.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 158 139 83.6 74.2-90.0 19 16.4 10.0-25.8
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 275 242 90.1 85.5-93.3 33 9.9 6.7-14.5
Unable to Work 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 249 229 92.6 87.4-95.7 20 7.4 4.3-12.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 229 201 87.8 81.1-92.3 28 12.2 7.7-18.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 268 241 90.0 84.9-93.4 27 10.0 6.6-15.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 101 87 84.4 74.0-91.2 14 15.6 8.8-26.0

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*Asked of respondents who reported they take aspirin daily or every other day.

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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