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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic Black

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,443 1,128 76.8 73.9-79.4 315 23.2 20.6-26.1
-Non-Hispanic Black 276 202 72.3 65.1-78.5 74 27.7 21.5-34.9
GENDER
Male 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 159 120 75.1 65.5-82.8 39 24.9 17.2-34.5
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 89 71 82.6 71.5-90.0 18 17.4 10.0-28.5
65-74 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 123 102 78.8 67.3-87.0 21 21.2 13.0-32.7
No 150 97 66.6 57.0-75.1 53 33.4 24.9-43.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 142 110 75.1 64.5-83.4 32 24.9 16.6-35.5
No 134 92 69.4 59.2-77.9 42 30.6 22.1-40.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 233 170 71.8 63.8-78.6 63 28.2 21.4-36.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 153 116 78.0 69.1-84.9 37 22.0 15.1-30.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 111 87 80.5 69.9-88.0 24 19.5 12.0-30.1
Unable to Work 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 80 *** *** *** 18 18.2 10.0-30.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 98 76 79.4 68.1-87.5 22 20.6 12.5-31.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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