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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Females

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%)
North Carolina 1,443 1,128 76.8 73.9-79.4 315 23.2 20.6-26.1
-FEMALES 703 555 77.1 72.8-80.9 148 22.9 19.1-27.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 489 397 79.0 73.9-83.3 92 21.0 16.7-26.1
Non-Hispanic Black 159 120 75.1 65.5-82.8 39 24.9 17.2-34.5
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 188 155 86.0 79.7-90.6 33 14.0 9.4-20.3
65-74 245 203 79.8 72.1-85.8 42 20.2 14.2-27.9
75+ 161 125 74.3 65.0-81.9 36 25.7 18.1-35.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 189 72.7 65.3-79.1 58 27.3 20.9-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 214 178 83.7 76.1-89.3 36 16.3 10.7-23.9
College Graduate 156 126 81.4 73.0-87.6 30 18.6 12.4-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 112 73.0 62.1-81.7 30 27.0 18.3-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 98 77 82.2 71.9-89.3 21 17.8 10.7-28.1
$50,000- 74,999 67 58 87.5 74.7-94.3 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 76 64 83.6 71.4-91.3 12 16.4 8.7-28.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 314 261 82.4 76.3-87.2 53 17.6 12.8-23.7
No 385 290 72.2 66.0-77.6 95 27.8 22.4-34.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 339 278 81.0 74.9-85.9 61 19.0 14.1-25.1
No 360 274 73.4 67.2-78.9 86 26.6 21.1-32.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 689 544 77.0 72.7-80.9 145 23.0 19.1-27.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 134 102 69.7 59.2-78.4 32 30.3 21.6-40.8
Regional City or Suburban County 149 111 72.8 62.9-80.9 38 27.2 19.1-37.1
Rural 420 342 82.9 78.3-86.8 78 17.1 13.2-21.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 154 117 75.9 66.7-83.2 37 24.1 16.8-33.3
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 359 292 78.7 72.6-83.7 67 21.3 16.3-27.4
Unable to Work 118 98 83.5 72.6-90.6 20 16.5 9.4-27.4
Other not in Labor Force 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 130 108 80.5 70.7-87.6 22 19.5 12.4-29.3
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 268 224 84.3 78.4-88.9 44 15.7 11.1-21.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 177 151 87.3 80.2-92.1 26 12.7 7.9-19.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 298 230 77.0 70.4-82.6 68 23.0 17.4-29.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 228 174 72.5 64.9-79.1 54 27.5 20.9-35.1

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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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