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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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
-Piedmont NC 602 513 84.5 80.8-87.5 89 15.5 12.5-19.2
GENDER
Male 322 278 85.8 80.8-89.6 44 14.2 10.4-19.2
Female 280 235 82.8 77.0-87.4 45 17.2 12.6-23.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 441 388 86.6 82.3-89.9 53 13.4 10.1-17.7
Non-Hispanic Black 106 88 83.6 74.3-90.0 18 16.4 10.0-25.7
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 209 194 91.7 86.3-95.2 15 8.3 4.8-13.7
75+ 124 100 78.6 68.9-85.8 24 21.4 14.2-31.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 54 84.8 74.0-91.6 14 15.2 8.4-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 167 134 78.7 70.7-85.0 33 21.3 15.0-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 168 145 85.0 77.5-90.2 23 15.0 9.8-22.5
College Graduate 197 178 90.4 84.8-94.0 19 9.6 6.0-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 96 78 81.4 70.9-88.7 18 18.6 11.3-29.1
$25,000- 34,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 230 196 85.3 79.2-89.8 34 14.7 10.2-20.8
No 370 315 83.8 78.9-87.7 55 16.2 12.3-21.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 246 209 84.2 78.1-88.9 37 15.8 11.1-21.9
No 351 300 84.5 79.6-88.4 51 15.5 11.6-20.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 110 87.1 78.8-92.5 14 12.9 7.5-21.2
Non-Veteran 478 403 83.8 79.6-87.3 75 16.2 12.7-20.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 279 237 83.7 77.9-88.2 42 16.3 11.8-22.1
Regional City or Suburban County 156 128 81.3 73.3-87.3 28 18.7 12.7-26.7
Rural 167 148 89.0 82.3-93.4 19 11.0 6.6-17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 189 161 85.5 78.9-90.4 28 14.5 9.6-21.1
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 305 268 86.8 81.8-90.6 37 13.2 9.4-18.2
Unable to Work 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 83 71 85.2 74.8-91.8 12 14.8 8.2-25.2
151% to 200% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 303 269 87.7 82.5-91.5 34 12.3 8.5-17.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 206 177 85.7 79.3-90.3 29 14.3 9.7-20.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 360 303 82.8 77.7-86.9 57 17.2 13.1-22.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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