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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach related No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,467 115 7.5 5.6- 9.9 156 9.3 7.5-11.6 1,196 83.2 80.1-85.9
GENDER
Male 489 26 5.5 3.1- 9.8 35 6.5 4.1-10.1 428 88.0 83.1-91.6
Female 978 89 8.9 6.4-12.2 121 11.4 8.9-14.6 768 79.7 75.5-83.3
RACE
White 1,141 92 7.9 5.7-10.8 122 9.4 7.2-12.1 927 82.7 79.1-85.8
African American 255 19 7.0 3.5-13.6 24 9.3 5.7-14.9 212 83.7 76.4-89.1
Other Minorities 50 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 8 8.2 3.1-20.0 39 89.8 78.0-95.6
HISPANIC
Yes 33 3 22.9 5.8-59.0 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 28 76.2 41.0-93.6
No 1,432 112 7.1 5.3- 9.5 154 9.5 7.6-11.9 1,166 83.3 80.3-86.0
AGE
35-44 526 34 8.1 4.8-13.3 35 5.3 3.3- 8.4 457 86.6 81.2-90.6
45-54 389 23 5.9 3.0-11.2 41 8.2 5.0-13.1 325 85.9 79.6-90.6
55-64 243 29 8.8 5.4-14.0 31 11.2 7.2-17.1 183 80.0 73.0-85.5
65+ 295 29 7.8 4.5-13.0 47 17.6 12.1-25.0 219 74.6 66.8-81.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 21 12.0 6.5-21.2 37 17.0 11.0-25.4 136 71.0 60.8-79.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 447 30 6.9 3.8-12.0 54 10.6 7.4-15.0 363 82.5 76.7-87.1
Some Post-H.S. 362 30 6.5 4.0-10.5 34 7.5 4.6-11.9 298 86.0 80.7-90.1
College Graduate 458 34 6.6 3.7-11.4 30 4.3 2.7- 6.9 394 89.1 84.1-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 18 13.2 5.8-27.6 22 10.4 5.8-18.0 93 76.4 63.1-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 202 24 9.6 5.2-17.0 30 13.6 8.4-21.4 148 76.8 67.7-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 181 9 5.8 1.8-17.0 13 5.8 2.7-11.8 159 88.5 78.6-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 234 17 9.3 4.7-17.4 21 7.4 3.9-13.7 196 83.3 74.7-89.4
$50,000+ 427 25 4.5 2.3- 8.5 34 6.6 4.2-10.3 368 88.9 84.1-92.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 108 9 9.4 4.8-17.8 18 14.6 8.9-22.9 81 76.0 66.3-83.6
Cumberland 81 6 5.6 2.4-12.7 9 9.3 4.5-18.2 66 85.1 75.4-91.4
Durham 94 6 4.4 1.9-10.1 10 9.5 4.9-17.8 78 86.1 77.2-91.8
Forsyth 101 10 8.2 4.2-15.5 6 4.1 1.6-10.2 85 87.7 79.5-92.9
Gaston 120 19 13.4 8.2-21.0 11 7.8 4.2-14.0 90 78.8 70.3-85.4
Guilford 102 8 7.9 3.4-17.3 6 4.8 2.0-11.0 88 87.4 77.9-93.1
Mecklenburg 111 6 5.2 2.1-12.4 13 9.6 5.4-16.7 92 85.2 76.8-90.9
New Hanover 91 9 11.5 5.5-22.7 13 14.2 7.8-24.4 69 74.3 62.5-83.4
Onslow 94 6 5.3 2.2-12.4 9 8.6 4.2-16.5 79 86.1 77.1-91.9
Wake 105 6 4.5 2.0- 9.9 12 11.8 6.6-20.1 87 83.8 75.1-89.9
Western NC 157 9 5.1 2.5-10.0 15 8.9 5.2-14.9 133 86.0 79.3-90.8
Piedmont NC 166 13 10.3 5.7-18.0 20 10.4 6.3-16.6 133 79.3 70.8-85.8
Eastern NC 137 8 6.4 3.0-13.1 14 8.3 4.4-15.0 115 85.3 77.3-90.9

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported not taking aspirin regularly.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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