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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 1,517 1,321 86.0 83.7-88.1 196 14.0 11.9-16.3
GENDER
Male 777 687 87.7 84.6-90.3 90 12.3 9.7-15.4
Female 740 634 84.0 80.4-87.1 106 16.0 12.9-19.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,415 1,246 86.9 84.6-89.0 169 13.1 11.0-15.4
No 97 73 78.7 67.7-86.7 24 21.3 13.3-32.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 340 284 80.7 74.7-85.5 56 19.3 14.5-25.3
Overweight 536 471 86.4 82.3-89.7 65 13.6 10.3-17.7
Obese 553 502 91.8 88.8-94.1 51 8.2 5.9-11.2
Current Smoker
Yes 251 203 81.0 74.1-86.3 48 19.0 13.7-25.9
No 1,257 1,111 87.2 84.7-89.4 146 12.8 10.6-15.3
History of CVD**
Yes 442 411 94.3 91.6-96.2 31 5.7 3.8- 8.4
No 1,050 888 82.8 79.7-85.5 162 17.2 14.5-20.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,375 1,218 87.6 85.2-89.6 157 12.4 10.4-14.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,401 1,235 87.4 85.0-89.4 166 12.6 10.6-15.0
COPD
Yes 221 203 90.8 84.3-94.8 18 9.2 5.2-15.7
No 1,292 1,114 85.1 82.5-87.4 178 14.9 12.6-17.5
Current Asthma
Yes 143 127 89.7 82.6-94.1 16 10.3 5.9-17.4
No 1,368 1,188 85.6 83.0-87.8 180 14.4 12.2-17.0
Diabetes
Yes 438 402 91.7 87.8-94.5 36 8.3 5.5-12.2
No 1,076 917 83.9 81.0-86.5 159 16.1 13.5-19.0
Disability1
Yes 652 580 88.7 85.3-91.4 72 11.3 8.6-14.7
No 860 736 84.0 80.7-86.9 124 16.0 13.1-19.3
Functional Disability1
Yes 682 605 88.0 84.5-90.8 77 12.0 9.2-15.5
No 829 711 84.4 81.1-87.3 118 15.6 12.7-18.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 819 745 90.6 87.8-92.8 74 9.4 7.2-12.2
No 699 577 81.2 77.3-84.5 122 18.8 15.5-22.7

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*Asked of respondents who reported they take aspirin daily or every other day.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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