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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health

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%)
TOTAL 1,443 1,128 76.8 73.9-79.4 315 23.2 20.6-26.1
GENDER
Male 740 573 76.5 72.4-80.0 167 23.5 20.0-27.6
Female 703 555 77.1 72.8-80.9 148 22.9 19.1-27.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,041 849 79.7 76.4-82.7 192 20.3 17.3-23.6
Non-Hispanic Black 276 202 72.3 65.1-78.5 74 27.7 21.5-34.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 161 119 76.0 67.3-83.0 42 24.0 17.0-32.7
55-64 394 320 82.6 77.6-86.6 74 17.4 13.4-22.4
65-74 498 414 81.3 76.6-85.3 84 18.7 14.7-23.4
75+ 284 224 78.0 71.4-83.4 60 22.0 16.6-28.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 129 71.1 62.8-78.1 59 28.9 21.9-37.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 454 348 73.9 68.5-78.6 106 26.1 21.4-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 405 328 80.0 74.5-84.5 77 20.0 15.5-25.5
College Graduate 394 321 81.7 76.7-85.8 73 18.3 14.2-23.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 99 70.2 60.3-78.5 50 29.8 21.5-39.7
$15,000- 24,999 246 195 76.7 69.4-82.7 51 23.3 17.3-30.6
$25,000- 34,999 137 107 72.6 61.7-81.4 30 27.4 18.6-38.3
$35,000- 49,999 188 149 79.7 71.7-85.9 39 20.3 14.1-28.3
$50,000-74,999 181 155 85.8 78.6-90.9 26 14.2 9.1-21.4
$75,000+ 256 207 78.8 71.7-84.5 49 21.2 15.5-28.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 618 502 80.0 75.7-83.8 116 20.0 16.2-24.3
No 821 622 74.2 70.2-77.8 199 25.8 22.2-29.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 644 522 79.9 75.6-83.6 122 20.1 16.4-24.4
No 794 604 74.7 70.8-78.3 190 25.3 21.7-29.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 305 243 80.4 74.6-85.2 62 19.6 14.8-25.4
Non-Veteran 1,139 886 75.9 72.6-78.9 253 24.1 21.1-27.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 291 222 73.1 66.6-78.7 69 26.9 21.3-33.4
Regional City or Suburban County 303 231 74.3 67.7-79.9 72 25.7 20.1-32.3
Rural 851 677 79.9 76.3-83.1 174 20.1 16.9-23.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 423 317 73.1 67.6-78.1 106 26.9 21.9-32.4
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 707 582 81.8 78.0-85.1 125 18.2 14.9-22.0
Unable to Work 217 167 76.7 68.7-83.1 50 23.3 16.9-31.3
Other not in Labor Force 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 239 194 81.2 74.5-86.4 45 18.8 13.6-25.5
151% to 200% 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 663 545 81.2 77.2-84.7 118 18.8 15.3-22.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 355 285 79.8 73.9-84.7 70 20.2 15.3-26.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 585 454 77.5 72.9-81.5 131 22.5 18.5-27.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 505 391 74.8 69.9-79.1 114 25.2 20.9-30.1

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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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