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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

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
-Piedmont NC 575 445 75.3 70.9-79.3 130 24.7 20.7-29.1
GENDER
Male 311 244 76.7 70.8-81.8 67 23.3 18.2-29.2
Female 264 201 73.5 66.5-79.4 63 26.5 20.6-33.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 419 340 78.6 73.6-83.0 79 21.4 17.0-26.4
Non-Hispanic Black 104 74 70.5 59.3-79.6 30 29.5 20.4-40.7
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 149 121 82.6 75.0-88.2 28 17.4 11.8-25.0
65-74 199 168 81.6 74.1-87.3 31 18.4 12.7-25.9
75+ 116 88 72.1 61.4-80.7 28 27.9 19.3-38.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 159 112 67.1 58.2-74.9 47 32.9 25.1-41.8
Some Post-H.S. 164 136 82.1 74.0-88.1 28 17.9 11.9-26.0
College Graduate 187 155 81.6 74.5-87.0 32 18.4 13.0-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 123 99 76.9 66.9-84.6 24 23.1 15.4-33.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 221 171 76.3 69.1-82.3 50 23.7 17.7-30.9
No 352 272 74.4 68.7-79.5 80 25.6 20.5-31.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 235 184 76.6 69.4-82.5 51 23.4 17.5-30.6
No 335 258 74.9 69.1-80.0 77 25.1 20.0-30.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 94 77.2 67.7-84.6 26 22.8 15.4-32.3
Non-Veteran 455 351 74.9 69.8-79.3 104 25.1 20.7-30.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 265 202 73.0 66.2-78.9 63 27.0 21.1-33.8
Regional City or Suburban County 150 113 73.1 63.9-80.6 37 26.9 19.4-36.1
Rural 160 130 81.4 73.3-87.4 30 18.6 12.6-26.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 183 137 73.6 65.6-80.3 46 26.4 19.7-34.4
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 289 239 80.7 74.7-85.6 50 19.3 14.4-25.3
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 80 63 79.0 67.7-87.1 17 21.0 12.9-32.3
151% to 200% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 291 238 79.9 74.0-84.8 53 20.1 15.2-26.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 200 159 78.6 71.0-84.6 41 21.4 15.4-29.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 341 258 72.5 66.6-77.8 83 27.5 22.2-33.4

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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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