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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic White

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%)
North Carolina 1,517 1,321 86.0 83.7-88.1 196 14.0 11.9-16.3
-Non-Hispanic White 1,100 976 87.4 84.7-89.7 124 12.6 10.3-15.3
GENDER
Male 583 527 89.2 85.5-92.0 56 10.8 8.0-14.5
Female 517 449 85.1 80.8-88.7 68 14.9 11.3-19.2
AGE
18-34 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 289 260 91.4 87.0-94.4 29 8.6 5.6-13.0
65-74 417 384 91.5 87.5-94.3 33 8.5 5.7-12.5
75+ 246 218 86.5 80.6-90.9 28 13.5 9.1-19.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 326 284 84.4 78.8-88.7 42 15.6 11.3-21.2
Some Post-H.S. 318 274 85.3 79.6-89.6 44 14.7 10.4-20.4
College Graduate 337 310 90.9 86.3-94.0 27 9.1 6.0-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 168 148 87.1 79.4-92.2 20 12.9 7.8-20.6
$25,000- 34,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 233 216 90.7 84.4-94.6 17 9.3 5.4-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 462 411 88.4 84.3-91.6 51 11.6 8.4-15.7
No 635 562 86.6 82.8-89.7 73 13.4 10.3-17.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 472 421 88.6 84.3-91.8 51 11.4 8.2-15.7
No 624 551 86.5 82.7-89.6 73 13.5 10.4-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 248 228 91.5 86.2-94.9 20 8.5 5.1-13.8
Non-Veteran 853 749 86.4 83.2-89.1 104 13.6 10.9-16.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 193 172 86.3 79.0-91.4 21 13.7 8.6-21.0
Regional City or Suburban County 244 206 83.8 77.5-88.6 38 16.2 11.4-22.5
Rural 664 599 89.7 86.3-92.3 65 10.3 7.7-13.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 320 285 88.4 83.1-92.1 35 11.6 7.9-16.9
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 594 531 88.8 85.4-91.4 63 11.2 8.6-14.6
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 163 148 92.2 86.2-95.7 15 7.8 4.3-13.8
151% to 200% 81 65 81.5 69.3-89.6 16 18.5 10.4-30.7
More than 200% 562 515 90.1 86.3-92.9 47 9.9 7.1-13.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 229 206 89.0 82.0-93.5 23 11.0 6.5-18.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 484 436 89.8 86.0-92.7 48 10.2 7.3-14.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 388 335 84.3 79.3-88.3 53 15.7 11.7-20.7

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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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