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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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

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  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
-Piedmont NC 1,666 69 3.7 2.8- 4.7 87 4.7 3.7- 5.9 1,510 91.7 90.1-93.0
GENDER
Male 684 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7 34 4.5 3.1- 6.5 633 93.3 91.0-95.1
Female 982 52 4.8 3.6- 6.4 53 4.8 3.5- 6.6 877 90.4 88.1-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,035 44 3.8 2.7- 5.2 61 5.4 4.1- 7.2 930 90.8 88.7-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 368 22 5.2 3.3- 8.2 16 3.3 1.9- 5.6 330 91.5 88.1-94.0
Other 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 425 *** *** *** 15 3.4 2.0- 5.8 401 94.6 91.9-96.5
35-44 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** 290 94.4 90.6-96.7
45-54 364 *** *** *** 18 4.9 2.9- 8.3 336 91.9 88.1-94.6
55-64 250 20 7.5 4.7-11.7 14 5.0 2.8- 8.8 216 87.5 82.5-91.3
65-74 191 14 7.1 4.1-12.2 18 7.2 4.2-11.9 159 85.7 79.7-90.2
75+ 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 90 79.8 69.6-87.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 148 91.4 85.1-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 381 23 5.2 3.3- 8.1 20 4.3 2.7- 7.0 338 90.5 86.9-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 488 22 3.9 2.4- 6.1 29 4.8 3.2- 7.0 437 91.4 88.5-93.6
College Graduate 632 21 3.0 1.9- 4.8 27 4.0 2.6- 6.2 584 93.0 90.4-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 88.9 80.7-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 252 14 5.3 3.0- 9.1 17 7.0 4.1-11.6 221 87.8 82.5-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 89.8 83.1-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 224 *** *** *** 17 5.8 3.4- 9.7 196 88.9 83.8-92.5
$75,000+ 472 *** *** *** 15 3.6 2.0- 6.1 444 94.2 91.4-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 297 35 10.3 7.1-14.6 39 12.2 8.5-17.2 223 77.5 71.7-82.4
No 1,360 33 2.3 1.6- 3.3 48 3.2 2.4- 4.4 1,279 94.5 93.0-95.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 33 9.0 6.1-12.9 37 10.3 7.1-14.8 279 80.7 75.5-85.1
No 1,309 35 2.3 1.6- 3.3 49 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,225 94.4 92.9-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 *** *** *** 12 7.9 4.3-13.9 117 85.7 78.7-90.7
Non-Veteran 1,524 58 3.4 2.6- 4.5 75 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,391 92.2 90.5-93.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 910 32 3.1 2.1- 4.5 49 4.6 3.3- 6.3 829 92.4 90.3-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 442 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 410 93.9 91.1-95.8
Rural 314 22 6.7 4.2-10.5 21 7.3 4.5-11.5 271 86.0 81.0-89.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,025 26 2.4 1.6- 3.6 37 3.6 2.5- 5.1 962 94.0 92.2-95.4
Unemployed 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 279 26 9.7 6.5-14.3 21 6.6 4.0-10.6 232 83.7 78.3-88.0
Unable to Work 97 *** *** *** 20 17.7 11.0-27.2 65 70.3 59.2-79.5
Other not in Labor Force 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** 116 88.4 79.7-93.6
101% to 150% 219 14 5.6 3.2- 9.8 19 7.6 4.5-12.4 186 86.8 81.2-90.9
151% to 200% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 86.9 78.1-92.4
More than 200% 872 29 3.1 2.1- 4.6 38 3.8 2.7- 5.5 805 93.1 91.0-94.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 460 19 4.0 2.5- 6.5 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1 417 90.7 87.3-93.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,155 48 3.5 2.5- 4.8 57 4.3 3.2- 5.7 1,050 92.2 90.4-93.7

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*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.

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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