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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 766 44 5.0 3.5- 7.0 39 3.6 2.5- 5.1 683 91.4 89.1-93.3
GENDER
Male 304 *** *** *** 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 279 93.7 90.4-95.9
Female 462 37 7.2 4.9-10.4 21 3.1 1.9- 5.3 404 89.7 86.1-92.4
AGE
18-34 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** 116 85.6 78.1-90.8
65-74 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 78 81.8 71.5-88.9
75+ 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 253 15 5.9 3.3-10.4 *** *** *** 223 90.1 85.2-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 224 15 5.5 3.2- 9.4 *** *** *** 201 91.3 86.7-94.5
College Graduate 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 185 94.6 90.6-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 16 9.0 5.1-15.3 *** *** *** 138 84.0 76.6-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 170 26 14.7 9.4-22.3 20 9.3 5.7-14.9 124 75.9 67.7-82.6
No 593 18 2.7 1.6- 4.5 18 2.2 1.2- 3.8 557 95.2 93.0-96.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 201 24 13.1 8.4-20.0 23 8.3 5.2-13.0 154 78.6 71.2-84.5
No 563 20 2.6 1.6- 4.3 16 2.2 1.2- 3.9 527 95.2 93.0-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 687 39 4.9 3.4- 7.0 35 3.6 2.4- 5.3 613 91.5 89.0-93.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 278 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 16 4.5 2.6- 7.6 246 90.8 86.7-93.7
Regional City or Suburban County 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 94.4 90.4-96.8
Rural 331 19 6.0 3.5-10.0 17 3.5 1.9- 6.1 295 90.5 86.2-93.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 433 *** *** *** 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3 406 94.8 92.2-96.6
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 138 13 10.1 5.5-17.7 *** *** *** 120 87.2 79.4-92.4
Unable to Work 91 14 17.0 9.3-29.2 17 13.2 7.6-21.8 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 80.4 69.1-88.3
101% to 150% 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 86.9 79.6-91.9
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 275 *** *** *** 14 3.4 1.8- 6.0 253 94.6 91.4-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 166 91.0 84.7-94.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 234 14 5.8 3.3-10.2 *** *** *** 212 92.0 87.4-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 345 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 20 4.3 2.7- 7.0 305 91.3 87.8-93.8

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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.

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