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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 304 241 76.9 70.0-82.6 63 23.1 17.4-30.0
GENDER
Male 150 115 74.1 63.7-82.3 35 25.9 17.7-36.3
Female 154 126 80.2 70.7-87.2 28 19.8 12.8-29.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 274 222 77.7 70.5-83.7 52 22.3 16.3-29.5
Non-Hispanic Black 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 103 *** *** *** 13 18.2 10.0-30.9
75+ 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 140 119 82.5 71.9-89.7 21 17.5 10.3-28.1
No 163 121 72.4 62.7-80.4 42 27.6 19.6-37.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 143 120 79.7 69.1-87.2 23 20.3 12.8-30.9
No 161 121 74.8 65.1-82.6 40 25.2 17.4-34.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 246 193 75.6 67.7-82.1 53 24.4 17.9-32.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 237 189 76.5 68.1-83.1 48 23.5 16.9-31.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 159 138 84.4 75.4-90.5 21 15.6 9.5-24.6
Unable to Work 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 136 114 78.7 67.4-86.9 22 21.3 13.1-32.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 129 101 76.5 65.3-84.9 28 23.5 15.1-34.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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