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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 319 281 87.7 82.3-91.6 38 12.3 8.4-17.7
GENDER
Male 157 140 89.0 81.3-93.8 17 11.0 6.2-18.7
Female 162 141 86.1 77.6-91.7 21 13.9 8.3-22.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 289 257 88.4 82.9-92.4 32 11.6 7.6-17.1
Non-Hispanic Black 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 97 83 83.6 71.8-91.1 14 16.4 8.9-28.2
Some Post-H.S. 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 169 146 84.8 76.2-90.6 23 15.2 9.4-23.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 167 144 84.9 76.5-90.6 23 15.1 9.4-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 258 226 87.1 80.8-91.5 32 12.9 8.5-19.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 249 225 89.9 83.7-94.0 24 10.1 6.0-16.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 92 75 81.4 69.5-89.4 17 18.6 10.6-30.5
Unemployed 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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