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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 288 67 24.7 18.4-32.3 221 75.3 67.7-81.6
GENDER
Male 122 26 22.7 14.2-34.2 96 77.3 65.8-85.8
Female 166 41 26.5 18.1-37.1 125 73.5 62.9-81.9
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 115 26 20.8 12.4-32.6 89 79.2 67.4-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 160 33 22.2 14.7-32.0 127 77.8 68.0-85.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 141 29 21.6 13.7-32.4 112 78.4 67.6-86.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 244 58 25.5 18.5-34.0 186 74.5 66.0-81.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 162 37 23.3 15.1-34.2 125 76.7 65.8-84.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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