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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 276 240 85.6 79.4-90.2 36 14.4 9.8-20.6
GENDER
Male 135 119 87.1 78.0-92.8 16 12.9 7.2-22.0
Female 141 121 83.8 74.2-90.4 20 16.2 9.6-25.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 249 218 85.4 78.6-90.3 31 14.6 9.7-21.4
Non-Hispanic Black 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 105 86 80.7 69.2-88.6 19 19.3 11.4-30.8
65+ 160 149 91.1 82.5-95.7 11 8.9 4.3-17.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 101 83.0 72.4-90.0 18 17.0 10.0-27.6
Some College + 157 139 88.7 81.6-93.2 18 11.3 6.8-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 125 86.3 77.7-91.9 20 13.7 8.1-22.3
$50,000+ 78 70 89.1 77.8-95.0 *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who reported they take aspirin daily or every other day.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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