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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Females

Do you take aspirin to relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,544 303 20.4 17.9-23.1 1,241 79.6 76.9-82.1
-FEMALES 757 162 23.2 19.4-27.5 595 76.8 72.5-80.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 532 97 19.6 15.6-24.4 435 80.4 75.6-84.4
Non-Hispanic Black 166 41 26.5 18.1-37.1 125 73.5 62.9-81.9
Other 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 199 40 18.5 12.4-26.7 159 81.5 73.3-87.6
65-74 271 57 20.6 15.4-27.0 214 79.4 73.0-84.6
75+ 178 26 13.9 8.7-21.5 152 86.1 78.5-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 53 19.9 14.6-26.4 215 80.1 73.6-85.4
Some Post-H.S. 225 52 23.8 17.1-32.2 173 76.2 67.8-82.9
College Graduate 168 32 22.8 15.6-32.2 136 77.2 67.8-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 147 40 30.3 21.4-41.0 107 69.7 59.0-78.6
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 18 16.0 8.5-28.2 84 84.0 71.8-91.5
$50,000- 74,999 71 *** *** *** 64 91.5 81.4-96.4
$75,000+ 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 338 76 25.8 19.7-33.0 262 74.2 67.0-80.3
No 414 86 21.3 16.9-26.5 328 78.7 73.5-83.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 368 90 27.4 21.6-34.1 278 72.6 65.9-78.4
No 384 71 19.5 14.9-25.1 313 80.5 74.9-85.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 743 158 23.1 19.3-27.4 585 76.9 72.6-80.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 144 39 28.3 20.5-37.7 105 71.7 62.3-79.5
Regional City or Suburban County 161 40 22.4 15.7-30.9 121 77.6 69.1-84.3
Rural 452 83 21.2 16.1-27.4 369 78.8 72.6-83.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 163 39 26.8 19.2-36.2 124 73.2 63.8-80.8
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 390 70 16.2 12.3-21.0 320 83.8 79.0-87.7
Unable to Work 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 140 35 25.7 17.7-35.8 105 74.3 64.2-82.3
151% to 200% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 282 44 14.2 10.1-19.8 238 85.8 80.2-89.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 194 33 21.7 13.8-32.4 161 78.3 67.6-86.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 319 61 19.6 14.2-26.3 258 80.4 73.7-85.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 244 68 27.8 21.7-34.9 176 72.2 65.1-78.3

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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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