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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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%)
North Carolina 2,658 2,176 80.9 78.3-83.2 482 19.1 16.8-21.7
-Guilford County 123 96 78.8 69.8-85.7 27 21.2 14.3-30.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 135 116 83.3 74.5-89.5 19 16.7 10.5-25.5
Guilford 123 96 78.8 69.8-85.7 27 21.2 14.3-30.2
Mecklenburg 94 79 82.5 70.5-90.3 15 17.5 9.7-29.5
Orange 115 89 79.0 69.6-86.2 26 21.0 13.8-30.4
Wake 102 77 71.6 59.7-81.1 25 28.4 18.9-40.3
Chatham/Lee 121 100 80.9 71.5-87.7 21 19.1 12.3-28.5
Nash/Wilson 115 98 84.3 73.9-91.1 17 15.7 8.9-26.1
Craven/Pamlico 127 108 83.6 74.8-89.8 19 16.4 10.2-25.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 140 120 86.9 79.1-92.0 20 13.1 8.0-20.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 138 105 72.1 62.4-80.2 33 27.9 19.8-37.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 141 110 76.4 66.1-84.3 31 23.6 15.7-33.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 131 109 66.2 36.7-86.9 22 33.8 13.1-63.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 145 124 86.7 79.5-91.6 21 13.3 8.4-20.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 122 99 78.8 69.0-86.2 23 21.2 13.8-31.0
Northeast NC I 137 105 76.4 67.5-83.4 32 23.6 16.6-32.5
Northeast NC II 149 119 78.6 70.0-85.2 30 21.4 14.8-30.0
Northeastern Partnership 286 224 77.8 71.6-83.0 62 22.2 17.0-28.4
Mountain AHEC 387 328 82.0 75.1-87.3 59 18.0 12.7-24.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 966 798 80.8 76.0-84.8 168 19.2 15.2-24.0
Piedmont 1,085 878 81.3 77.6-84.6 207 18.7 15.4-22.4
Western NC 607 500 79.2 73.7-83.9 107 20.8 16.1-26.3

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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