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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Females

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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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%)
North Carolina 3,650 181 4.0 3.3- 4.8 196 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,273 91.5 90.4-92.5
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 1,391 86 5.4 4.0- 7.2 87 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,218 89.0 86.8-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 462 37 7.2 4.9-10.4 21 3.1 1.9- 5.3 404 89.7 86.1-92.4
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 446 16 3.7 1.8- 7.4 11 2.4 1.2- 4.7 419 94.0 90.1-96.4
35-44 364 13 3.5 1.8- 6.8 13 3.0 1.5- 5.6 338 93.6 89.8-96.0
45-54 402 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9 23 5.8 3.6- 9.1 363 90.2 86.3-93.1
55-64 388 27 7.2 4.6-10.9 36 10.0 6.8-14.4 325 82.9 77.8-87.0
65-74 304 32 10.2 6.8-14.9 25 6.8 4.3-10.7 247 83.0 77.5-87.4
75+ 193 26 11.8 7.4-18.4 17 9.5 5.1-16.9 150 78.6 70.4-85.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 16 7.2 3.2-15.6 18 7.9 4.6-13.3 166 84.8 76.7-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 49 8.4 6.0-11.6 23 3.3 2.0- 5.5 435 88.2 84.7-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 665 38 4.6 3.2- 6.6 48 6.2 4.5- 8.6 579 89.2 86.4-91.5
College Graduate 743 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7 36 3.8 2.4- 5.8 679 93.2 90.8-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 15 5.9 3.2-10.6 22 8.5 5.2-13.7 163 85.6 79.4-90.1
$15,000- 24,999 357 32 9.8 5.9-16.1 22 6.0 3.6- 9.9 303 84.1 77.8-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 198 19 8.4 4.7-14.8 12 5.7 2.9-10.7 167 85.9 78.9-90.8
$35,000- 49,999 251 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 15 4.0 2.3- 7.1 224 92.2 88.1-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 279 16 5.3 3.0- 9.1 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0 245 89.4 84.7-92.8
$75,000+ 463 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 12 3.4 1.7- 6.7 437 94.3 91.0-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 494 71 13.5 10.3-17.5 62 12.1 9.0-16.1 361 74.4 69.4-78.8
No 1,617 60 3.4 2.3- 4.9 62 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,495 93.3 91.6-94.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 565 71 11.4 8.6-14.9 63 10.2 7.5-13.7 431 78.5 74.1-82.3
No 1,546 59 3.4 2.3- 4.8 62 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,425 93.1 91.4-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,067 126 5.3 4.2- 6.7 122 5.0 4.0- 6.2 1,819 89.7 88.0-91.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 566 27 4.4 2.9- 6.6 34 5.5 3.7- 8.1 505 90.1 87.0-92.5
Regional City or Suburban County 504 25 4.8 2.6- 8.8 25 3.8 2.3- 6.1 454 91.4 87.4-94.3
Rural 1,049 79 6.5 4.9- 8.5 66 5.6 4.1- 7.5 904 88.0 85.4-90.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,117 40 3.3 2.3- 4.7 39 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,038 93.5 91.7-95.0
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 469 49 10.9 7.9-14.8 36 7.2 4.8-10.6 384 81.9 77.3-85.8
Unable to Work 183 30 15.4 10.1-22.9 34 16.8 11.4-24.2 119 67.8 59.0-75.4
Other not in Labor Force 263 *** *** *** 12 4.0 2.0- 7.8 245 95.2 91.3-97.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 91.9 85.3-95.7
50% to 100% 194 16 10.7 5.1-21.1 12 4.6 2.2- 9.5 166 84.6 74.8-91.1
101% to 150% 307 30 8.8 5.8-13.2 27 7.6 4.8-11.8 250 83.5 78.2-87.8
151% to 200% 144 11 7.3 3.7-14.0 *** *** *** 124 86.7 78.6-92.0
More than 200% 994 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 46 4.4 3.1- 6.3 905 92.3 90.1-94.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 434 29 5.4 3.3- 8.6 28 5.3 3.3- 8.2 377 89.4 85.4-92.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 762 47 5.1 3.6- 7.2 43 4.5 3.1- 6.5 672 90.4 87.7-92.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 923 55 5.5 3.9- 7.8 54 5.4 3.9- 7.3 814 89.1 86.4-91.3

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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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