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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 3,650 181 4.0 3.3- 4.8 196 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,273 91.5 90.4-92.5
GENDER
Male 1,531 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2 71 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,410 93.9 92.4-95.1
Female 2,119 131 5.4 4.3- 6.7 125 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,863 89.6 87.9-91.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,152 173 4.4 3.6- 5.3 176 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,803 90.8 89.6-91.9
No 490 *** *** *** *** *** *** 462 95.3 92.4-97.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,085 53 3.4 2.4- 4.8 55 4.1 3.0- 5.7 977 92.5 90.5-94.1
Overweight 1,169 61 4.2 3.0- 5.7 71 5.4 4.1- 7.2 1,037 90.4 88.3-92.2
Obese 1,059 49 3.3 2.4- 4.6 56 4.4 3.2- 6.0 954 92.3 90.4-93.9
Current Smoker
Yes 638 32 4.8 2.8- 8.1 52 6.5 4.6- 9.1 554 88.7 85.0-91.5
No 2,997 148 3.8 3.1- 4.6 142 4.1 3.3- 5.0 2,707 92.1 91.0-93.2
History of CVD**
Yes 204 45 15.7 11.0-21.8 29 14.2 9.3-21.2 130 70.1 62.2-77.0
No 3,419 129 3.2 2.6- 4.1 163 4.0 3.3- 4.8 3,127 92.8 91.6-93.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 490 *** *** *** 18 2.9 1.6- 5.1 461 95.0 92.4-96.7
No 3,025 168 4.4 3.6- 5.4 172 4.9 4.1- 5.8 2,685 90.7 89.4-91.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 255 *** *** *** *** *** *** 235 94.1 90.1-96.5
No 3,248 167 4.1 3.3- 5.0 183 4.8 4.0- 5.7 2,898 91.1 89.9-92.2
COPD
Yes 223 31 13.4 8.8-19.9 31 12.2 8.0-18.0 161 74.4 67.0-80.7
No 3,417 148 3.3 2.7- 4.1 164 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,105 92.6 91.5-93.6
Current Asthma
Yes 276 32 11.0 7.2-16.4 33 9.4 6.1-14.1 211 79.6 73.3-84.7
No 3,356 145 3.2 2.6- 4.0 163 4.2 3.5- 5.0 3,048 92.6 91.5-93.6
Diabetes
Yes 319 36 9.3 6.4-13.5 35 9.2 6.2-13.5 248 81.4 76.1-85.8
No 3,329 144 3.5 2.8- 4.4 161 4.2 3.5- 5.0 3,024 92.3 91.2-93.3
Disability1
Yes 789 96 10.2 8.1-12.9 90 10.5 8.2-13.4 603 79.3 75.7-82.4
No 2,848 84 2.4 1.8- 3.3 105 3.1 2.5- 3.9 2,659 94.4 93.3-95.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 885 97 9.2 7.2-11.6 94 9.4 7.3-12.1 694 81.4 78.1-84.3
No 2,753 83 2.5 1.8- 3.3 101 3.2 2.5- 4.0 2,569 94.4 93.3-95.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 860 109 11.2 9.0-14.0 108 11.4 9.1-14.3 643 77.3 73.8-80.5
No 2,790 71 2.1 1.5- 2.9 88 2.8 2.2- 3.6 2,631 95.1 94.0-96.0

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*Asked of respondents who reported they do NOT 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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