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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

Why 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%)
TOTAL 635 543 87.5 83.7-90.6 92 12.5 9.4-16.3
GENDER
Male 297 251 88.0 82.7-91.8 46 12.0 8.2-17.3
Female 338 292 87.0 80.8-91.4 46 13.0 8.6-19.2
RACE
White 532 458 87.6 83.1-91.0 74 12.4 9.0-16.9
African American 84 67 84.5 73.0-91.6 17 15.5 8.4-27.0
Other Minorities 10 9 96.1 73.8-99.5 1 3.9 0.5-26.2
HISPANIC
Yes 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 625 533 87.3 83.4-90.4 92 12.7 9.6-16.6
AGE
35-44 71 44 71.5 54.5-83.9 27 28.5 16.1-45.5
45-54 139 112 82.3 71.7-89.5 27 17.7 10.5-28.3
55-64 163 147 93.5 87.6-96.7 16 6.5 3.3-12.4
65+ 254 233 93.2 87.9-96.3 21 6.8 3.7-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 124 93.7 86.8-97.1 12 6.3 2.9-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 166 86.1 77.2-91.9 24 13.9 8.1-22.8
Some Post-H.S. 148 119 82.7 73.4-89.2 29 17.3 10.8-26.6
College Graduate 159 132 87.9 79.5-93.2 27 12.1 6.8-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 65 85.9 71.9-93.5 11 14.1 6.5-28.1
$15,000- 24,999 121 104 90.6 81.9-95.3 17 9.4 4.7-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 70 55 81.4 65.6-91.0 15 18.6 9.0-34.4
$35,000- 49,999 74 63 80.5 64.2-90.5 11 19.5 9.5-35.8
$50,000+ 147 124 87.8 79.8-92.9 23 12.2 7.1-20.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 36 31 88.6 72.6-95.8 5 11.4 4.2-27.4
Cumberland 41 36 82.5 64.2-92.5 5 17.5 7.5-35.8
Durham 33 29 92.9 78.5-97.9 4 7.1 2.1-21.5
Forsyth 57 47 85.3 73.0-92.6 10 14.7 7.4-27.0
Gaston 46 37 81.1 66.3-90.4 9 18.9 9.6-33.7
Guilford 53 45 84.8 71.0-92.7 8 15.2 7.3-29.0
Mecklenburg 38 31 81.5 63.5-91.8 7 18.5 8.2-36.5
New Hanover 44 35 79.0 63.2-89.2 9 21.0 10.8-36.8
Onslow 43 40 95.5 86.3-98.6 3 4.5 1.4-13.7
Wake 32 25 77.3 58.6-89.1 7 22.7 10.9-41.4
Western NC 75 70 94.6 87.0-97.9 5 5.4 2.1-13.0
Piedmont NC 81 69 88.6 79.2-94.0 12 11.4 6.0-20.8
Eastern NC 56 48 88.1 74.4-94.9 8 11.9 5.1-25.6

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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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