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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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%)
North Carolina 2,708 2,402 86.6 84.2-88.7 306 13.4 11.3-15.8
-Guilford County 125 107 86.8 79.2-91.8 18 13.2 8.2-20.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 138 128 92.3 85.5-96.1 10 7.7 3.9-14.5
Guilford 125 107 86.8 79.2-91.8 18 13.2 8.2-20.8
Mecklenburg 95 83 85.0 73.0-92.2 12 15.0 7.8-27.0
Orange 117 103 88.4 80.3-93.4 14 11.6 6.6-19.7
Wake 103 88 82.3 70.5-90.0 15 17.7 10.0-29.5
Chatham/Lee 123 107 86.3 77.7-91.9 16 13.7 8.1-22.3
Nash/Wilson 120 112 90.4 79.8-95.7 8 9.6 4.3-20.2
Craven/Pamlico 129 111 84.4 75.7-90.4 18 15.6 9.6-24.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 140 128 92.5 86.4-96.0 12 7.5 4.0-13.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 141 123 84.4 75.7-90.4 18 15.6 9.6-24.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 143 121 81.3 71.2-88.5 22 18.7 11.5-28.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 135 124 73.7 38.2-92.7 11 26.3 7.3-61.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 151 142 93.0 86.7-96.4 9 7.0 3.6-13.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 123 110 88.8 80.7-93.8 13 11.2 6.2-19.3
Northeast NC I 137 117 84.6 76.3-90.3 20 15.4 9.7-23.7
Northeast NC II 152 130 82.5 74.1-88.6 22 17.5 11.4-25.9
Northeastern Partnership 289 247 83.2 77.2-87.9 42 16.8 12.1-22.8
Mountain AHEC 395 363 89.0 82.1-93.4 32 11.0 6.6-17.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 987 880 86.8 82.5-90.2 107 13.2 9.8-17.5
Piedmont 1,103 964 86.4 82.9-89.4 139 13.6 10.6-17.1
Western NC 618 558 86.8 81.4-90.9 60 13.2 9.1-18.6

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking aspirin regularly.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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