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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you take aspirin to relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,544 303 20.4 17.9-23.1 1,241 79.6 76.9-82.1
-Eastern NC 605 127 22.3 18.3-27.0 478 77.7 73.0-81.7
GENDER
Male 300 60 20.1 15.0-26.3 240 79.9 73.7-85.0
Female 305 67 24.7 18.6-32.1 238 75.3 67.9-81.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 377 70 20.7 15.7-26.8 307 79.3 73.2-84.3
Non-Hispanic Black 172 41 22.4 15.5-31.3 131 77.6 68.7-84.5
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 174 37 17.9 12.4-25.1 137 82.1 74.9-87.6
65-74 207 43 19.6 13.8-27.1 164 80.4 72.9-86.2
75+ 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 44 21.0 14.9-28.8 168 79.0 71.2-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 174 38 23.0 16.2-31.6 136 77.0 68.4-83.8
College Graduate 129 24 20.2 12.5-31.1 105 79.8 68.9-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 275 58 23.8 17.6-31.4 217 76.2 68.6-82.4
No 328 68 21.0 15.9-27.1 260 79.0 72.9-84.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 289 59 22.7 16.8-29.9 230 77.3 70.1-83.2
No 315 68 22.2 16.9-28.6 247 77.8 71.4-83.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 134 22 17.9 11.4-26.9 112 82.1 73.1-88.6
Non-Veteran 472 105 23.5 18.7-29.0 367 76.5 71.0-81.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 94 18 16.1 9.6-25.9 76 83.9 74.1-90.4
Rural 486 97 21.5 17.0-26.9 389 78.5 73.1-83.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 161 36 24.1 16.7-33.5 125 75.9 66.5-83.3
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 280 55 18.9 13.9-25.2 225 81.1 74.8-86.1
Unable to Work 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 103 25 19.8 12.3-30.1 78 80.2 69.9-87.7
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 251 40 15.4 10.6-21.9 211 84.6 78.1-89.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 230 44 23.3 16.0-32.6 186 76.7 67.4-84.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 277 54 18.3 13.5-24.3 223 81.7 75.7-86.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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