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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health

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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%)
TOTAL 3,650 181 4.0 3.3- 4.8 196 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,273 91.5 90.4-92.5
GENDER
Male 1,531 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2 71 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,410 93.9 92.4-95.1
Female 2,119 131 5.4 4.3- 6.7 125 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,863 89.6 87.9-91.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,362 125 4.1 3.2- 5.3 134 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,103 90.9 89.3-92.2
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 108 92.7 84.4-96.8
Hispanic 307 *** *** *** *** *** *** 298 97.6 94.9-98.9
AGE
18-34 873 20 2.3 1.3- 4.3 21 2.3 1.4- 3.7 832 95.4 93.2-96.9
35-44 634 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 23 3.2 1.9- 5.1 595 94.7 92.3-96.3
45-54 701 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 36 4.9 3.3- 7.2 645 92.4 89.7-94.4
55-64 645 42 6.4 4.5- 9.1 51 8.0 5.8-11.0 552 85.6 82.0-88.5
65-74 494 45 8.7 6.2-12.1 42 7.4 5.2-10.4 407 83.9 79.8-87.3
75+ 265 37 11.0 7.4-16.0 23 9.8 6.0-15.6 205 79.2 72.7-84.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 19 4.2 2.0- 8.6 27 6.1 3.9- 9.5 338 89.7 85.0-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 938 56 4.5 3.3- 6.2 54 4.2 3.0- 5.8 828 91.3 89.1-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,127 59 4.2 3.1- 5.7 64 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,004 91.0 89.0-92.7
College Graduate 1,194 47 2.9 2.1- 4.1 51 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,096 93.3 91.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 32 8.0 5.1-12.4 260 87.9 83.2-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 601 41 6.9 4.4-10.7 38 5.6 3.8- 8.1 522 87.6 83.5-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 350 21 4.8 2.7- 8.3 24 6.0 3.7- 9.4 305 89.3 84.9-92.5
$35,000- 49,999 440 22 4.0 2.5- 6.3 23 4.1 2.5- 6.7 395 91.9 88.8-94.3
$50,000-74,999 495 22 4.3 2.6- 6.9 32 5.1 3.4- 7.6 441 90.6 87.3-93.1
$75,000+ 855 26 2.2 1.3- 3.4 20 2.9 1.7- 4.7 809 95.0 92.9-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 789 96 10.2 8.1-12.9 90 10.5 8.2-13.4 603 79.3 75.7-82.4
No 2,848 84 2.4 1.8- 3.3 105 3.1 2.5- 3.9 2,659 94.4 93.3-95.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 885 97 9.2 7.2-11.6 94 9.4 7.3-12.1 694 81.4 78.1-84.3
No 2,753 83 2.5 1.8- 3.3 101 3.2 2.5- 4.0 2,569 94.4 93.3-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 378 27 5.5 3.5- 8.4 24 6.5 4.1-10.1 327 88.0 83.9-91.2
Non-Veteran 3,270 154 3.8 3.1- 4.7 172 4.3 3.6- 5.2 2,944 91.9 90.7-92.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,003 35 3.1 2.1- 4.5 53 4.6 3.4- 6.2 915 92.3 90.3-93.9
Regional City or Suburban County 860 39 4.0 2.5- 6.3 35 3.1 2.1- 4.6 786 92.9 90.4-94.8
Rural 1,788 107 4.6 3.6- 5.9 108 5.4 4.2- 6.8 1,573 90.0 88.2-91.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,151 57 2.2 1.6- 3.0 77 3.3 2.5- 4.3 2,017 94.5 93.3-95.5
Unemployed 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 87.3 75.8-93.8
Retired 715 72 9.9 7.6-12.9 50 6.5 4.7- 9.0 593 83.6 80.1-86.6
Unable to Work 272 36 11.2 7.5-16.3 50 16.0 11.6-21.7 186 72.9 66.2-78.7
Other not in Labor Force 346 *** *** *** 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 326 96.2 93.2-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 92.8 87.6-95.9
50% to 100% 351 22 7.1 3.7-13.1 20 4.9 2.7- 8.8 309 88.0 81.9-92.3
101% to 150% 523 37 5.6 3.8- 8.1 49 7.6 5.4-10.6 437 86.8 83.2-89.7
151% to 200% 240 15 5.1 2.9- 9.0 16 6.5 3.7-11.2 209 88.3 82.9-92.2
More than 200% 1,780 70 3.1 2.3- 4.1 73 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,637 93.2 91.8-94.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 733 43 4.4 3.0- 6.4 43 4.4 3.0- 6.3 647 91.2 88.6-93.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,306 64 3.8 2.8- 5.1 72 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,170 91.5 89.5-93.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,612 74 3.9 2.9- 5.3 81 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,457 91.6 89.9-93.1

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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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