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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health-Non-Hispanic White

Do you take aspirin to relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,544 303 20.4 17.9-23.1 1,241 79.6 76.9-82.1
-Non-Hispanic White 1,122 197 17.7 15.1-20.7 925 82.3 79.3-84.9
GENDER
Male 590 100 16.2 13.0-20.2 490 83.8 79.8-87.0
Female 532 97 19.6 15.6-24.4 435 80.4 75.6-84.4
AGE
18-34 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 293 46 13.4 9.6-18.4 247 86.6 81.6-90.4
65-74 424 78 16.8 12.9-21.4 346 83.2 78.6-87.1
75+ 256 34 12.7 8.7-18.2 222 87.3 81.8-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 23 17.7 11.0-27.1 99 82.3 72.9-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 333 58 18.6 14.0-24.4 275 81.4 75.6-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 324 63 18.7 14.0-24.4 261 81.3 75.6-86.0
College Graduate 339 52 15.5 11.4-20.7 287 84.5 79.3-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 41 23.0 16.2-31.7 136 77.0 68.3-83.8
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 22 15.4 9.1-24.7 129 84.6 75.3-90.9
$50,000- 74,999 147 15 9.6 5.4-16.4 132 90.4 83.6-94.6
$75,000+ 233 30 12.8 8.6-18.7 203 87.2 81.3-91.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 470 87 21.3 16.9-26.6 383 78.7 73.4-83.1
No 648 110 15.2 12.2-18.8 538 84.8 81.2-87.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 482 78 18.7 14.5-23.7 404 81.3 76.3-85.5
No 635 118 17.2 14.0-21.0 517 82.8 79.0-86.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 249 39 14.5 10.2-20.3 210 85.5 79.7-89.8
Non-Veteran 874 158 18.5 15.5-22.0 716 81.5 78.0-84.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 195 41 21.3 15.5-28.6 154 78.7 71.4-84.5
Regional City or Suburban County 250 45 16.5 11.9-22.6 205 83.5 77.4-88.1
Rural 678 111 16.8 13.4-20.9 567 83.2 79.1-86.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 323 64 18.6 13.9-24.3 259 81.4 75.7-86.1
Unemployed 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 610 98 15.4 12.4-19.1 512 84.6 80.9-87.6
Unable to Work 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 172 34 16.5 11.1-23.9 138 83.5 76.1-88.9
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 563 69 12.2 9.3-15.9 494 87.8 84.1-90.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 238 38 19.0 12.6-27.6 200 81.0 72.4-87.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 493 73 14.0 10.6-18.3 420 86.0 81.7-89.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 392 86 21.2 16.9-26.2 306 78.8 73.8-83.1

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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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