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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach problems
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 880 389 43.2 38.4-48.2 491 56.8 51.8-61.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 780 354 43.7 38.6-48.9 426 56.3 51.1-61.4
No 100 35 40.0 25.1-56.9 65 60.0 43.1-74.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 26 10 48.1 24.0-73.1 16 51.9 26.9-76.0
Recommended Range 242 103 38.2 29.7-47.4 139 61.8 52.6-70.3
Overweight 287 130 46.6 37.9-55.4 157 53.4 44.6-62.1
Obese 272 127 47.9 39.3-56.6 145 52.1 43.4-60.7
Current Smoker
No 641 293 46.2 40.5-51.9 348 53.8 48.1-59.5
Yes 233 94 36.9 28.0-46.8 139 63.1 53.2-72.0
Binge Drinker
No 853 380 44.5 39.6-49.5 473 55.5 50.5-60.4
Yes 19 6 12.8 3.4-38.2 13 87.2 61.8-96.6
Heavy Drinker
No 858 380 44.0 39.0-49.0 478 56.0 51.0-61.0
Yes 14 6 27.0 8.8-58.6 8 73.0 41.4-91.2
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 227 92 41.0 32.1-50.6 135 59.0 49.4-67.9
Some Physical Activity 340 157 45.5 37.9-53.4 183 54.5 46.6-62.1
Physically Inactive 272 120 40.4 31.6-49.9 152 59.6 50.1-68.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 377 174 40.5 33.5-47.9 203 59.5 52.1-66.5
No 500 213 44.7 38.2-51.4 287 55.3 48.6-61.8
Disability Status
Yes 505 228 41.7 35.4-48.3 277 58.3 51.7-64.6
No 372 160 45.2 37.8-52.9 212 54.8 47.1-62.2
Current Asthma
Yes 144 69 49.7 38.5-61.1 75 50.3 38.9-61.5
No 735 319 41.9 36.6-47.4 416 58.1 52.6-63.4
Diabetes
Yes 128 68 57.1 44.6-68.8 60 42.9 31.2-55.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 10 6 52.4 17.6-85.0 4 47.6 15.0-82.4
No 738 313 40.6 35.4-46.1 425 59.4 53.9-64.6
Arthritis
Yes 532 234 41.8 35.7-48.2 298 58.2 51.8-64.3
No 344 155 45.8 38.0-53.8 189 54.2 46.2-62.0
High Blood Pressure
Yes 409 183 45.4 38.3-52.7 226 54.6 47.3-61.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 7 2 64.8 24.8-91.1 5 35.2 8.9-75.2
No 463 203 40.8 34.3-47.6 260 59.2 52.4-65.7
High Cholesterol
Yes 340 146 44.0 36.2-52.2 194 56.0 47.8-63.8
No 448 211 46.0 39.4-52.8 237 54.0 47.2-60.6
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 138 80 49.6 36.6-62.8 58 50.4 37.2-63.4
No 739 309 42.7 37.4-48.1 430 57.3 51.9-62.6

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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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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