NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic White

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach problems No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,650 181 4.0 3.3- 4.8 196 4.5 3.8- 5.4 3,273 91.5 90.4-92.5
-Non-Hispanic White 2,362 125 4.1 3.2- 5.3 134 5.0 4.1- 6.1 2,103 90.9 89.3-92.2
GENDER
Male 971 39 2.7 1.8- 4.0 47 4.3 3.0- 6.0 885 93.1 91.0-94.7
Female 1,391 86 5.4 4.0- 7.2 87 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,218 89.0 86.8-91.0
AGE
18-34 479 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 358 *** *** *** *** *** *** 335 94.4 91.0-96.6
45-54 453 *** *** *** 27 5.8 3.7- 9.1 416 92.2 88.7-94.6
55-64 463 31 6.2 4.1- 9.4 32 8.2 5.5-12.0 400 85.6 81.2-89.2
65-74 375 32 8.2 5.5-12.1 32 7.3 4.9-10.9 311 84.4 79.7-88.2
75+ 216 31 10.8 6.9-16.4 21 11.3 6.8-18.3 164 77.9 70.3-84.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 144 *** *** *** 20 11.3 6.7-18.5 115 83.1 73.5-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 39 4.9 3.3- 7.1 35 4.8 3.2- 7.2 474 90.3 87.3-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 768 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7 46 5.1 3.7- 7.1 683 91.0 88.5-93.0
College Graduate 898 38 3.4 2.3- 5.0 33 3.0 2.0- 4.5 827 93.6 91.6-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 *** *** *** 23 11.8 6.8-19.6 121 83.2 75.0-89.1
$15,000- 24,999 272 *** *** *** 24 7.9 4.9-12.7 228 84.1 76.5-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 202 *** *** *** 18 7.8 4.5-13.0 173 89.4 83.9-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 288 16 4.7 2.7- 7.9 *** *** *** 261 91.9 87.6-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 366 20 5.6 3.4- 9.2 23 5.0 3.1- 8.1 323 89.4 85.2-92.5
$75,000+ 709 23 2.3 1.4- 3.8 16 2.7 1.6- 4.7 670 95.0 92.7-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 544 66 9.5 7.2-12.6 61 11.1 8.2-15.0 417 79.3 74.9-83.1
No 1,811 58 2.6 1.8- 3.9 73 3.4 2.6- 4.5 1,680 93.9 92.4-95.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 564 68 9.2 6.9-12.3 59 10.1 7.4-13.8 437 80.6 76.4-84.3
No 1,791 56 2.7 1.8- 4.0 74 3.6 2.7- 4.6 1,661 93.8 92.2-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 258 18 5.0 3.0- 8.4 18 7.8 4.6-12.8 222 87.2 81.8-91.2
Non-Veteran 2,102 107 4.1 3.1- 5.3 116 4.7 3.8- 5.9 1,879 91.2 89.6-92.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 551 18 3.1 1.9- 5.1 30 4.9 3.3- 7.3 503 92.0 89.2-94.2
Regional City or Suburban County 587 29 4.6 2.7- 7.9 26 3.5 2.2- 5.5 532 91.9 88.5-94.4
Rural 1,224 78 4.5 3.4- 6.0 78 6.1 4.6- 8.0 1,068 89.4 87.1-91.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,378 38 2.4 1.6- 3.5 52 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,288 94.1 92.5-95.4
Unemployed 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 553 58 10.2 7.6-13.7 41 7.2 5.0-10.4 454 82.5 78.4-86.1
Unable to Work 149 19 8.4 4.9-14.0 27 18.1 11.7-26.8 103 73.5 64.2-81.1
Other not in Labor Force 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 272 20 5.5 3.2- 9.3 32 9.5 6.3-14.2 220 85.0 79.5-89.1
151% to 200% 152 *** *** *** 14 9.4 5.2-16.5 129 86.1 78.7-91.3
More than 200% 1,370 61 3.6 2.6- 4.9 51 3.4 2.5- 4.8 1,258 93.0 91.3-94.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 435 27 3.6 2.3- 5.8 26 4.7 2.9- 7.6 382 91.6 88.3-94.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 908 46 3.7 2.5- 5.3 56 5.5 4.0- 7.6 806 90.8 88.3-92.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,019 52 4.6 3.2- 6.6 52 4.7 3.4- 6.4 915 90.7 88.3-92.6

Back to Cardiovascular Health.

*Asked of respondents who reported they do NOT 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09AUG17.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts