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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Males

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
-MALES 787 141 18.0 14.8-21.6 646 82.0 78.4-85.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 590 100 16.2 13.0-20.2 490 83.8 79.8-87.0
Non-Hispanic Black 122 26 22.7 14.2-34.2 96 77.3 65.8-85.8
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 101 17 18.6 10.6-30.5 84 81.4 69.5-89.4
55-64 224 34 11.7 7.9-16.9 190 88.3 83.1-92.1
65-74 261 42 15.1 10.5-21.2 219 84.9 78.8-89.5
75+ 135 18 11.8 6.9-19.4 117 88.2 80.6-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 22 15.1 9.2-23.7 94 84.9 76.3-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 216 46 23.4 16.9-31.6 170 76.6 68.4-83.1
Some Post-H.S. 204 38 20.2 14.3-27.9 166 79.8 72.1-85.7
College Graduate 248 34 11.5 7.9-16.6 214 88.5 83.4-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 115 28 24.3 16.0-35.1 87 75.7 64.9-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 119 12 8.3 4.3-15.4 107 91.7 84.6-95.7
$75,000+ 190 22 10.8 6.7-17.0 168 89.2 83.0-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 322 64 21.2 16.2-27.3 258 78.8 72.7-83.8
No 463 76 15.9 12.1-20.6 387 84.1 79.4-87.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 324 50 18.3 13.4-24.6 274 81.7 75.4-86.6
No 459 90 17.8 14.0-22.5 369 82.2 77.5-86.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 305 48 15.2 11.1-20.5 257 84.8 79.5-88.9
Non-Veteran 482 93 19.4 15.3-24.2 389 80.6 75.8-84.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 166 33 23.2 16.1-32.2 133 76.8 67.8-83.9
Regional City or Suburban County 163 26 14.8 9.5-22.2 137 85.2 77.8-90.5
Rural 458 82 16.7 12.9-21.4 376 83.3 78.6-87.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 283 58 18.5 13.5-24.7 225 81.5 75.3-86.5
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 372 53 14.5 10.7-19.5 319 85.5 80.5-89.3
Unable to Work 105 24 23.3 14.8-34.6 81 76.7 65.4-85.2
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 22 15.2 8.8-24.8 97 84.8 75.2-91.2
151% to 200% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 416 52 13.1 9.4-17.9 364 86.9 82.1-90.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 186 34 17.9 11.8-26.3 152 82.1 73.7-88.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 305 46 13.8 9.8-19.0 259 86.2 81.0-90.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 296 61 21.6 16.4-28.0 235 78.4 72.0-83.6

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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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