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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

Why do you take aspirin...
To relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 636 136 21.2 16.5-26.7 500 78.8 73.3-83.5
GENDER
Male 296 64 21.6 15.7-29.0 232 78.4 71.0-84.3
Female 340 72 20.6 13.7-29.8 268 79.4 70.2-86.3
RACE
White 533 114 23.4 17.9-30.0 419 76.6 70.0-82.1
African American 84 17 10.6 5.5-19.2 67 89.4 80.8-94.5
Other Minorities 10 3 12.6 2.9-40.6 7 87.4 59.4-97.1
HISPANIC
Yes 6 4 63.2 15.9-94.0 2 36.8 6.0-84.1
No 626 131 20.5 15.9-26.1 495 79.5 73.9-84.1
AGE
35-44 71 30 46.5 27.8-66.3 41 53.5 33.7-72.2
45-54 139 40 20.0 12.6-30.1 99 80.0 69.9-87.4
55-64 163 34 25.8 16.7-37.5 129 74.2 62.5-83.3
65+ 254 32 9.7 5.8-15.7 222 90.3 84.3-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 25 17.8 10.4-28.8 113 82.2 71.2-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 188 42 27.3 17.2-40.5 146 72.7 59.5-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 148 35 20.9 13.4-31.3 113 79.1 68.7-86.6
College Graduate 160 34 17.5 10.5-27.6 126 82.5 72.4-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 18 21.9 11.2-38.3 58 78.1 61.7-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 121 29 17.4 10.2-28.0 92 82.6 72.0-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 70 17 38.3 17.8-64.0 53 61.7 36.0-82.2
$35,000- 49,999 74 16 32.9 19.1-50.3 58 67.1 49.7-80.9
$50,000+ 147 33 16.6 10.3-25.7 114 83.4 74.3-89.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 36 9 23.8 12.0-41.8 27 76.2 58.2-88.0
Cumberland 41 11 28.4 16.1-45.1 30 71.6 54.9-83.9
Durham 33 7 14.1 4.8-34.7 26 85.9 65.3-95.2
Forsyth 58 9 14.0 6.9-26.3 49 86.0 73.7-93.1
Gaston 46 13 28.2 16.5-43.8 33 71.8 56.2-83.5
Guilford 53 12 21.6 11.9-36.1 41 78.4 63.9-88.1
Mecklenburg 38 13 32.7 18.7-50.8 25 67.3 49.2-81.3
New Hanover 46 8 21.1 10.0-39.1 38 78.9 60.9-90.0
Onslow 42 8 13.5 6.1-27.1 34 86.5 72.9-93.9
Wake 32 8 26.6 13.2-46.3 24 73.4 53.7-86.8
Western NC 75 8 9.3 4.6-18.2 67 90.7 81.8-95.4
Piedmont NC 80 20 27.4 16.6-41.7 60 72.6 58.3-83.4
Eastern NC 56 10 13.3 5.9-27.5 46 86.7 72.5-94.1

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported 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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