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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Males

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
-MALES 740 573 76.5 72.4-80.0 167 23.5 20.0-27.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 551 451 80.3 75.8-84.1 100 19.7 15.9-24.2
Non-Hispanic Black 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 206 165 79.6 72.0-85.5 41 20.4 14.5-28.0
65-74 252 210 82.7 76.4-87.6 42 17.3 12.4-23.6
75+ 123 99 82.2 72.6-89.0 24 17.8 11.0-27.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 69 72.3 61.4-81.1 35 27.7 18.9-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 207 159 75.0 66.9-81.6 48 25.0 18.4-33.1
Some Post-H.S. 191 150 76.3 68.1-82.9 41 23.7 17.1-31.9
College Graduate 237 194 81.8 75.3-86.9 43 18.2 13.1-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 104 83 80.8 70.7-87.9 21 19.2 12.1-29.3
$25,000- 34,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 114 97 85.0 75.5-91.2 17 15.0 8.8-24.5
$75,000+ 180 143 77.1 68.4-84.0 37 22.9 16.0-31.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 304 241 77.6 71.2-83.0 63 22.4 17.0-28.8
No 434 330 75.6 70.3-80.2 104 24.4 19.8-29.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 303 242 78.6 72.3-83.8 61 21.4 16.2-27.7
No 434 330 75.7 70.4-80.3 104 24.3 19.7-29.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 290 231 80.3 74.3-85.2 59 19.7 14.8-25.7
Non-Veteran 450 342 74.4 69.1-79.1 108 25.6 20.9-30.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 157 120 75.7 67.3-82.5 37 24.3 17.5-32.7
Regional City or Suburban County 153 119 75.6 66.2-83.0 34 24.4 17.0-33.8
Rural 430 334 77.3 71.7-82.0 96 22.7 18.0-28.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 269 200 71.8 64.6-78.0 69 28.2 22.0-35.4
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 347 289 84.7 79.7-88.6 58 15.3 11.4-20.3
Unable to Work 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 109 86 81.9 72.1-88.7 23 18.1 11.3-27.9
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 395 321 79.5 74.0-84.1 74 20.5 15.9-26.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 177 133 73.6 64.4-81.1 44 26.4 18.9-35.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 286 223 77.9 71.2-83.3 63 22.1 16.7-28.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 277 217 76.5 70.0-81.9 60 23.5 18.1-30.0

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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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