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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Males

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
-MALES 777 687 87.7 84.6-90.3 90 12.3 9.7-15.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 583 527 89.2 85.5-92.0 56 10.8 8.0-14.5
Non-Hispanic Black 119 103 87.5 78.8-92.9 16 12.5 7.1-21.2
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 99 86 87.4 77.0-93.4 13 12.6 6.6-23.0
55-64 221 209 95.5 90.9-97.8 12 4.5 2.2- 9.1
65-74 259 241 93.3 88.8-96.1 18 6.7 3.9-11.2
75+ 132 116 86.5 77.6-92.2 16 13.5 7.8-22.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 94 88.2 80.2-93.3 17 11.8 6.7-19.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 214 183 85.4 78.5-90.3 31 14.6 9.7-21.5
Some Post-H.S. 202 179 86.3 79.0-91.3 23 13.7 8.7-21.0
College Graduate 247 228 91.7 86.6-94.9 19 8.3 5.1-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 110 97 89.5 81.9-94.2 13 10.5 5.8-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 93 86 91.1 81.2-96.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 119 110 94.1 86.8-97.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 188 174 91.1 83.9-95.3 14 8.9 4.7-16.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 321 288 88.8 83.6-92.5 33 11.2 7.5-16.4
No 454 397 87.0 82.7-90.3 57 13.0 9.7-17.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 322 289 88.7 83.4-92.5 33 11.3 7.5-16.6
No 451 395 87.1 82.8-90.4 56 12.9 9.6-17.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 303 274 90.0 85.1-93.4 29 10.0 6.6-14.9
Non-Veteran 474 413 86.6 82.3-90.0 61 13.4 10.0-17.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 164 141 86.1 78.9-91.1 23 13.9 8.9-21.1
Regional City or Suburban County 159 144 87.9 79.8-93.0 15 12.1 7.0-20.2
Rural 454 402 88.6 84.3-91.8 52 11.4 8.2-15.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 280 245 86.1 80.4-90.4 35 13.9 9.6-19.6
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 366 333 91.1 87.0-94.0 33 8.9 6.0-13.0
Unable to Work 105 90 86.0 75.3-92.5 15 14.0 7.5-24.7
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 113 101 92.5 86.1-96.1 12 7.5 3.9-13.9
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 413 378 90.1 85.6-93.3 35 9.9 6.7-14.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 184 160 86.3 78.6-91.5 24 13.7 8.5-21.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 300 271 90.2 85.2-93.7 29 9.8 6.3-14.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 293 256 86.2 80.8-90.3 37 13.8 9.7-19.2

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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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