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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Males

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
-MALES 1,531 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2 71 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,410 93.9 92.4-95.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 971 39 2.7 1.8- 4.0 47 4.3 3.0- 6.0 885 93.1 91.0-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 304 *** *** *** 18 4.1 2.5- 6.8 279 93.7 90.4-95.9
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 427 *** *** *** *** *** *** 413 96.8 94.4-98.2
35-44 269 *** *** *** *** *** *** 256 95.9 92.6-97.8
45-54 299 *** *** *** 13 3.8 1.8- 7.7 282 94.9 90.7-97.3
55-64 257 15 5.5 3.0- 9.8 15 5.3 2.9- 9.6 227 89.2 83.9-92.9
65-74 190 13 6.5 3.5-11.9 17 8.3 4.8-13.9 160 85.2 78.5-90.1
75+ 72 11 9.1 4.3-18.2 *** *** *** 55 80.5 68.5-88.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 94.7 89.5-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 431 *** *** *** 31 5.0 3.3- 7.6 393 94.3 91.6-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 462 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 16 3.0 1.7- 5.0 425 93.3 90.4-95.4
College Graduate 451 19 2.8 1.6- 4.8 15 3.7 2.1- 6.6 417 93.5 90.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 96 91.2 82.4-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 244 *** *** *** 16 4.9 2.7- 8.8 219 92.1 87.6-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 152 *** *** *** 12 6.3 3.2-12.0 138 93.0 87.3-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 91.7 86.1-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 216 *** *** *** 14 4.8 2.6- 8.7 196 91.8 86.7-95.1
$75,000+ 392 12 2.0 0.9- 4.3 *** *** *** 372 95.8 92.9-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 295 25 5.8 3.6- 9.3 28 8.4 5.3-13.0 242 85.8 80.6-89.8
No 1,230 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2 43 2.9 2.1- 4.1 1,163 95.7 94.3-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 320 26 5.8 3.6- 9.2 31 8.2 5.2-12.7 263 86.0 80.9-89.9
No 1,206 24 1.5 0.9- 2.4 39 2.8 1.9- 3.9 1,143 95.8 94.4-96.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 327 22 5.2 3.2- 8.4 21 5.9 3.7- 9.3 284 88.8 84.7-92.0
Non-Veteran 1,202 28 1.6 1.0- 2.6 50 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,124 94.9 93.3-96.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 437 *** *** *** 19 3.5 2.2- 5.7 410 94.9 92.3-96.6
Regional City or Suburban County 355 14 2.9 1.5- 5.3 *** *** *** 331 94.9 91.9-96.8
Rural 739 28 2.5 1.5- 3.9 42 5.1 3.5- 7.5 669 92.4 89.8-94.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,034 17 1.2 0.7- 2.3 38 3.4 2.3- 4.9 979 95.4 93.7-96.7
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** 68 94.4 86.4-97.8
Retired 246 23 8.4 5.1-13.4 14 5.4 3.0- 9.7 209 86.2 80.4-90.5
Unable to Work 89 *** *** *** 16 14.6 8.2-24.6 67 81.8 71.5-88.9
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 98.8 95.1-99.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 92.0 84.4-96.1
101% to 150% 216 *** *** *** 22 7.6 4.5-12.4 187 91.1 86.2-94.3
151% to 200% 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 90.2 82.0-94.9
More than 200% 786 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6 27 2.9 1.9- 4.5 732 94.2 92.1-95.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 299 14 3.3 1.7- 6.1 15 3.4 1.8- 6.3 270 93.3 89.7-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 544 17 2.1 1.1- 3.9 29 5.0 3.2- 7.8 498 92.8 89.8-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 688 19 2.1 1.2- 3.5 27 3.3 2.2- 4.9 642 94.7 92.7-96.1

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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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