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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 stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,443 1,128 76.8 73.9-79.4 315 23.2 20.6-26.1
GENDER
Male 740 573 76.5 72.4-80.0 167 23.5 20.0-27.6
Female 703 555 77.1 72.8-80.9 148 22.9 19.1-27.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,343 1,065 77.4 74.4-80.1 278 22.6 19.9-25.6
No 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 327 238 70.4 63.8-76.2 89 29.6 23.8-36.2
Overweight 515 408 76.2 71.2-80.6 107 23.8 19.4-28.8
Obese 522 433 83.4 78.9-87.0 89 16.6 13.0-21.1
Current Smoker
Yes 240 164 67.4 59.3-74.5 76 32.6 25.5-40.7
No 1,195 961 79.1 76.1-81.9 234 20.9 18.1-23.9
History of CVD**
Yes 419 349 83.4 78.3-87.5 70 16.6 12.5-21.7
No 1,002 762 74.2 70.7-77.5 240 25.8 22.5-29.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,301 1,037 78.5 75.5-81.2 264 21.5 18.8-24.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,327 1,052 78.3 75.4-81.0 275 21.7 19.0-24.6
COPD
Yes 206 168 81.2 73.0-87.3 38 18.8 12.7-27.0
No 1,233 957 76.0 72.8-78.8 276 24.0 21.2-27.2
Current Asthma
Yes 131 103 78.1 67.8-85.8 28 21.9 14.2-32.2
No 1,307 1,021 76.7 73.7-79.5 286 23.3 20.5-26.3
Diabetes
Yes 410 339 80.8 75.4-85.3 71 19.2 14.7-24.6
No 1,030 788 75.3 71.9-78.5 242 24.7 21.5-28.1
Disability1
Yes 618 502 80.0 75.7-83.8 116 20.0 16.2-24.3
No 821 622 74.2 70.2-77.8 199 25.8 22.2-29.8
Functional Disability1
Yes 644 522 79.9 75.6-83.6 122 20.1 16.4-24.4
No 794 604 74.7 70.8-78.3 190 25.3 21.7-29.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 776 641 81.2 77.4-84.5 135 18.8 15.5-22.6
No 668 488 72.1 67.7-76.1 180 27.9 23.9-32.3

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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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