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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Do you take aspirin daily or every other day?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 955 275 25.8 22.1-29.9 680 74.2 70.1-77.9
GENDER
Female 955 275 25.8 22.1-29.9 680 74.2 70.1-77.9
RACE
African American 955 275 25.8 22.1-29.9 680 74.2 70.1-77.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 25.6 5.9-65.5 8 74.4 34.5-94.1
-English Speaking 11 3 25.6 5.9-65.5 8 74.4 34.5-94.1
Non-Hispanic 944 272 25.8 22.1-29.9 672 74.2 70.1-77.9
AGE
35-44 259 20 5.9 3.2-10.4 239 94.1 89.6-96.8
45-54 256 64 27.3 20.2-35.7 192 72.7 64.3-79.8
55-64 179 73 39.5 30.0-49.9 106 60.5 50.1-70.0
65-74 147 76 48.7 36.7-60.8 71 51.3 39.2-63.3
75+ 103 40 37.0 25.1-50.8 63 63.0 49.2-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 101 35.9 27.7-44.9 158 64.1 55.1-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 74 22.2 16.4-29.4 237 77.8 70.6-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 209 53 20.1 14.1-27.9 156 79.9 72.1-85.9
College Graduate 173 47 25.8 18.0-35.4 126 74.2 64.6-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 216 87 43.2 34.0-53.0 129 56.8 47.0-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 208 50 22.4 15.1-31.8 158 77.6 68.2-84.9
$25,000- 34,999 114 27 19.8 11.6-31.7 87 80.2 68.3-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 85 18 13.6 7.0-24.5 67 86.4 75.5-93.0
$50,000-74,999 47 12 24.9 12.3-44.0 35 75.1 56.0-87.7
$75,000+ 44 11 30.6 16.1-50.4 33 69.4 49.6-83.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 12 2 17.3 4.2-49.9 10 82.7 50.1-95.8
Guilford 53 16 36.4 22.6-52.9 37 63.6 47.1-77.4
Mecklenburg 58 16 26.4 15.8-40.8 42 73.6 59.2-84.2
Orange 17 6 43.0 19.9-69.7 11 57.0 30.3-80.1
Wake 38 8 20.2 9.4-38.3 30 79.8 61.7-90.6
Chatham/Lee 43 11 23.8 12.2-41.2 32 76.2 58.8-87.8
Nash/Wilson 59 15 31.8 19.4-47.4 44 68.2 52.6-80.6
Craven/Pamlico 43 10 16.7 8.0-31.7 33 83.3 68.3-92.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 8 3 65.8 22.5-92.7 5 34.2 7.3-77.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 4 2 47.0 10.9-86.6 2 53.0 13.4-89.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 77 20 21.4 13.1-33.0 57 78.6 67.0-86.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 7 1 7.9 1.0-42.0 6 92.1 58.0-99.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 74 30 42.2 30.1-55.4 44 57.8 44.6-69.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 85 28 27.7 19.1-38.5 57 72.3 61.5-80.9
Northeast NC I 131 36 27.1 18.8-37.4 95 72.9 62.6-81.2
Northeast NC II 83 24 29.4 19.3-42.2 59 70.6 57.8-80.7
Northeastern Partnership 214 60 28.2 21.4-36.2 154 71.8 63.8-78.6
Mountain AHEC 25 5 28.4 10.3-57.7 20 71.6 42.3-89.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 522 157 24.8 20.0-30.4 365 75.2 69.6-80.0
Piedmont 397 110 26.7 21.4-32.8 287 73.3 67.2-78.6
Western NC 36 8 23.6 9.6-47.1 28 76.4 52.9-90.4

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 35 or older.

^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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