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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach problems No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,650 181 4.0 3.3- 4.8 196 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,273 91.5 90.4-92.5
-Eastern NC 1,277 64 3.7 2.8- 5.0 61 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,152 92.4 90.6-93.8
GENDER
Male 556 16 1.9 1.0- 3.4 21 3.0 1.8- 5.0 519 95.1 92.9-96.7
Female 721 48 5.4 3.8- 7.5 40 4.7 3.2- 6.8 633 89.9 87.1-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 725 39 3.7 2.5- 5.5 29 3.8 2.4- 5.9 657 92.5 90.0-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 368 19 4.4 2.6- 7.4 22 4.2 2.5- 6.8 327 91.4 87.8-94.0
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 302 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 214 *** *** *** *** *** *** 197 94.1 90.1-96.5
45-54 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 94.9 91.0-97.1
55-64 253 *** *** *** 24 12.8 8.1-19.8 218 83.1 75.9-88.5
65-74 183 16 10.2 5.8-17.2 *** *** *** 155 84.4 77.0-89.7
75+ 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 20 3.6 2.1- 5.9 19 3.3 1.9- 5.8 327 93.1 90.0-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 416 22 4.7 2.9- 7.6 24 5.4 3.4- 8.6 370 89.8 86.0-92.7
College Graduate 359 15 2.2 1.3- 4.0 *** *** *** 332 95.6 93.3-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 88.6 81.3-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 219 16 6.8 3.8-11.8 *** *** *** 193 89.5 84.0-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 184 *** *** *** *** *** *** 163 90.7 85.1-94.3
$50,000- 74,999 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** 147 91.1 84.8-94.9
$75,000+ 261 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 316 32 8.7 5.8-13.0 29 8.9 5.8-13.4 255 82.4 76.9-86.8
No 958 32 2.3 1.5- 3.5 31 2.4 1.5- 3.7 895 95.3 93.7-96.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 344 38 9.1 6.2-13.1 35 8.9 6.0-13.0 271 82.0 76.9-86.3
No 928 26 2.0 1.2- 3.2 26 2.2 1.4- 3.6 876 95.8 94.1-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,104 58 3.9 2.9- 5.4 52 3.6 2.6- 5.1 994 92.4 90.5-94.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** 214 93.8 90.1-96.2
Rural 949 51 3.9 2.8- 5.4 46 3.9 2.8- 5.6 852 92.2 90.1-93.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 735 21 2.3 1.4- 3.7 20 2.2 1.3- 3.8 694 95.5 93.6-96.9
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 259 27 9.4 5.8-14.8 *** *** *** 216 84.3 78.0-89.1
Unable to Work 110 *** *** *** 19 17.1 10.1-27.4 81 73.6 62.7-82.3
Other not in Labor Force 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 90.4 83.2-94.8
101% to 150% 194 16 6.7 3.8-11.6 *** *** *** 164 87.9 82.1-92.1
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 602 27 3.2 2.0- 5.0 23 3.8 2.4- 6.2 552 93.0 90.3-95.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 456 27 4.8 2.9- 7.6 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 404 91.6 88.3-94.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 573 27 3.5 2.2- 5.4 21 3.0 1.8- 4.8 525 93.6 91.1-95.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 248 *** *** *** 15 5.8 3.3-10.1 223 91.3 86.6-94.4

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*Asked of respondents who reported they do NOT 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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