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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 stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,443 1,128 76.8 73.9-79.4 315 23.2 20.6-26.1
-Non-Hispanic White 1,040 848 79.7 76.4-82.7 192 20.3 17.3-23.6
GENDER
Male 551 451 80.3 75.8-84.1 100 19.7 15.9-24.2
Female 489 397 79.0 73.9-83.3 92 21.0 16.7-26.1
AGE
18-34 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 96 75 78.7 67.1-87.1 21 21.3 12.9-32.9
55-64 273 223 83.1 77.1-87.7 50 16.9 12.3-22.9
65-74 393 333 82.0 76.5-86.5 60 18.0 13.5-23.5
75+ 231 191 81.4 74.6-86.8 40 18.6 13.2-25.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 77 72.8 61.6-81.8 29 27.2 18.2-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 244 76.1 69.8-81.4 65 23.9 18.6-30.2
Some Post-H.S. 305 258 83.8 77.9-88.4 47 16.2 11.6-22.1
College Graduate 319 268 83.6 78.2-87.9 51 16.4 12.1-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 162 137 84.1 76.0-89.9 25 15.9 10.1-24.0
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 123 81.0 71.7-87.8 25 19.0 12.2-28.3
$50,000- 74,999 139 120 85.2 76.8-90.8 19 14.8 9.2-23.2
$75,000+ 223 185 81.2 73.7-86.9 38 18.8 13.1-26.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 435 358 80.7 75.7-84.9 77 19.3 15.1-24.3
No 603 488 78.9 74.3-82.8 115 21.1 17.2-25.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 440 369 83.1 78.3-87.0 71 16.9 13.0-21.7
No 596 477 77.9 73.3-81.8 119 22.1 18.2-26.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 197 83.1 76.6-88.1 39 16.9 11.9-23.4
Non-Veteran 805 652 78.8 75.0-82.2 153 21.2 17.8-25.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 181 150 78.8 70.7-85.1 31 21.2 14.9-29.3
Regional City or Suburban County 232 182 76.8 69.4-82.9 50 23.2 17.1-30.6
Rural 628 517 81.6 77.3-85.2 111 18.4 14.8-22.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 305 242 78.9 72.6-84.1 63 21.1 15.9-27.4
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 560 472 82.9 78.7-86.4 88 17.1 13.6-21.3
Unable to Work 116 90 75.3 64.0-83.9 26 24.7 16.1-36.0
Other not in Labor Force 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 154 133 87.7 80.6-92.4 21 12.3 7.6-19.4
151% to 200% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 539 454 81.9 77.4-85.7 85 18.1 14.3-22.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 217 180 81.6 73.4-87.7 37 18.4 12.3-26.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 461 371 79.5 74.4-83.8 90 20.5 16.2-25.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 363 298 79.3 73.8-83.9 65 20.7 16.1-26.2

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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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