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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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
-Piedmont NC 611 109 19.3 15.8-23.4 502 80.7 76.6-84.2
GENDER
Male 327 53 17.6 13.1-23.1 274 82.4 76.9-86.9
Female 284 56 21.5 16.2-28.0 228 78.5 72.0-83.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 448 70 15.5 12.0-19.7 378 84.5 80.3-88.0
Non-Hispanic Black 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 160 23 13.2 8.3-20.5 137 86.8 79.5-91.7
65-74 211 32 15.6 10.7-22.2 179 84.4 77.8-89.3
75+ 128 17 11.7 6.9-19.4 111 88.3 80.6-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 15 18.1 10.5-29.4 55 81.9 70.6-89.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 170 34 22.9 16.2-31.4 136 77.1 68.6-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 170 32 21.6 14.9-30.3 138 78.4 69.7-85.1
College Graduate 198 27 13.1 8.8-18.9 171 86.9 81.1-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 127 18 13.0 8.0-20.6 109 87.0 79.4-92.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 233 52 25.5 19.1-33.0 181 74.5 67.0-80.9
No 376 57 15.6 11.7-20.4 319 84.4 79.6-88.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 249 52 25.1 18.9-32.4 197 74.9 67.6-81.1
No 356 55 15.4 11.5-20.4 301 84.6 79.6-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 20 15.1 9.4-23.3 104 84.9 76.7-90.6
Non-Veteran 487 89 20.2 16.2-25.0 398 79.8 75.0-83.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 283 60 23.6 18.1-30.2 223 76.4 69.8-81.9
Regional City or Suburban County 161 26 16.2 10.7-23.7 135 83.8 76.3-89.3
Rural 167 23 15.6 9.6-24.3 144 84.4 75.7-90.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 192 39 19.8 13.9-27.2 153 80.2 72.8-86.1
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 309 38 12.0 8.4-16.7 271 88.0 83.3-91.6
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 85 14 18.3 10.2-30.5 71 81.7 69.5-89.8
151% to 200% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 306 41 13.8 9.8-19.2 265 86.2 80.8-90.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 211 29 15.7 10.4-22.9 182 84.3 77.1-89.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 365 76 22.3 17.6-27.8 289 77.7 72.2-82.4

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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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