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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Females

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,517 1,321 86.0 83.7-88.1 196 14.0 11.9-16.3
-FEMALES 740 634 84.0 80.4-87.1 106 16.0 12.9-19.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 517 449 85.1 80.8-88.7 68 14.9 11.3-19.2
Non-Hispanic Black 164 138 83.4 75.2-89.3 26 16.6 10.7-24.8
Other 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 196 170 89.0 83.2-92.9 26 11.0 7.1-16.8
65-74 267 243 90.0 84.3-93.7 24 10.0 6.3-15.7
75+ 168 144 81.8 73.2-88.1 24 18.2 11.9-26.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 81 87.3 77.0-93.4 11 12.7 6.6-23.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 219 79.9 72.9-85.4 41 20.1 14.6-27.1
Some Post-H.S. 220 187 85.2 78.3-90.1 33 14.8 9.9-21.7
College Graduate 166 145 86.5 78.6-91.8 21 13.5 8.2-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 82 84.4 73.9-91.2 15 15.6 8.8-26.1
$15,000- 24,999 142 118 79.9 70.0-87.1 24 20.1 12.9-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 101 88 90.2 81.5-95.0 13 9.8 5.0-18.5
$50,000- 74,999 71 64 90.5 77.9-96.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 78 72 89.6 77.9-95.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 331 292 88.5 83.7-92.1 39 11.5 7.9-16.3
No 404 337 79.9 74.3-84.5 67 20.1 15.5-25.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 358 314 87.2 82.1-91.0 44 12.8 9.0-17.9
No 378 316 80.8 75.3-85.4 62 19.2 14.6-24.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 726 621 83.9 80.2-87.0 105 16.1 13.0-19.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 143 118 78.6 69.1-85.8 25 21.4 14.2-30.9
Regional City or Suburban County 156 120 77.9 69.2-84.7 36 22.1 15.3-30.8
Rural 441 396 89.7 85.8-92.7 45 10.3 7.3-14.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 159 130 80.8 72.0-87.3 29 19.2 12.7-28.0
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 381 333 85.4 80.3-89.3 48 14.6 10.7-19.7
Unable to Work 126 114 91.6 83.5-95.9 12 8.4 4.1-16.5
Other not in Labor Force 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 137 120 85.7 76.4-91.7 17 14.3 8.3-23.6
151% to 200% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 280 251 89.2 83.9-93.0 29 10.8 7.0-16.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 187 168 90.0 83.0-94.3 19 10.0 5.7-17.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 310 272 86.9 81.5-91.0 38 13.1 9.0-18.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 243 194 78.2 71.4-83.8 49 21.8 16.2-28.6

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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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