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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

Why 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%)
TOTAL 621 473 76.5 71.3-81.1 148 23.5 18.9-28.7
GENDER
Male 289 221 76.7 68.8-83.1 68 23.3 16.9-31.2
Female 332 252 76.3 69.2-82.2 80 23.7 17.8-30.8
RACE
White 520 399 77.3 71.6-82.2 121 22.7 17.8-28.4
African American 83 58 68.7 52.2-81.5 25 31.3 18.5-47.8
Other Minorities 9 8 94.2 65.1-99.3 1 5.8 0.7-34.9
HISPANIC
Yes 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 611 464 76.2 70.8-80.8 147 23.8 19.2-29.2
AGE
35-44 69 37 65.6 47.4-80.1 32 34.4 19.9-52.6
45-54 136 90 62.5 48.6-74.6 46 37.5 25.4-51.4
55-64 160 135 85.7 76.4-91.7 25 14.3 8.3-23.6
65+ 248 203 83.3 77.0-88.2 45 16.7 11.8-23.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 104 81.8 72.2-88.6 29 18.2 11.4-27.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 186 145 75.0 64.0-83.5 41 25.0 16.5-36.0
Some Post-H.S. 144 107 77.4 67.2-85.1 37 22.6 14.9-32.8
College Graduate 156 116 73.2 60.8-82.9 40 26.8 17.1-39.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 56 79.2 65.1-88.6 18 20.8 11.4-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 120 92 79.3 67.5-87.6 28 20.7 12.4-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 68 53 77.7 60.2-88.9 15 22.3 11.1-39.8
$35,000- 49,999 74 56 65.8 48.0-80.1 18 34.2 19.9-52.0
$50,000+ 143 102 74.7 62.8-83.8 41 25.3 16.2-37.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 36 28 75.2 56.1-87.8 8 24.8 12.2-43.9
Cumberland 41 34 80.8 63.7-91.0 7 19.2 9.0-36.3
Durham 31 23 77.8 59.4-89.3 8 22.2 10.7-40.6
Forsyth 56 42 74.1 60.0-84.6 14 25.9 15.4-40.0
Gaston 43 34 77.7 61.5-88.3 9 22.3 11.7-38.5
Guilford 52 40 70.4 51.6-84.2 12 29.6 15.8-48.4
Mecklenburg 38 28 75.4 58.1-87.2 10 24.6 12.8-41.9
New Hanover 44 32 71.5 55.0-83.8 12 28.5 16.2-45.0
Onslow 41 34 89.3 73.8-96.1 7 10.7 3.9-26.2
Wake 31 22 73.2 54.6-86.1 9 26.8 13.9-45.4
Western NC 75 60 82.5 72.0-89.7 15 17.5 10.3-28.0
Piedmont NC 78 58 76.8 64.0-86.1 20 23.2 13.9-36.0
Eastern NC 55 38 73.9 58.9-84.9 17 26.1 15.1-41.1

+ 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 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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