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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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 7,338 2,763 35.7 34.1-37.4 4,575 64.3 62.6-65.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,452 2,499 36.9 35.1-38.6 3,953 63.1 61.4-64.9
No 883 262 28.3 23.5-33.5 621 71.7 66.5-76.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 129 40 27.2 17.7-39.4 89 72.8 60.6-82.3
Recommended Range 2,420 868 32.4 29.6-35.2 1,552 67.6 64.8-70.4
Overweight 2,507 962 36.4 33.6-39.3 1,545 63.6 60.7-66.4
Obese 1,867 754 39.0 35.7-42.5 1,113 61.0 57.5-64.3
Current Smoker
No 5,703 2,179 36.2 34.4-38.1 3,524 63.8 61.9-65.6
Yes 1,600 571 34.3 30.7-38.0 1,029 65.7 62.0-69.3
Binge Drinker
No 6,925 2,619 36.4 34.7-38.2 4,306 63.6 61.8-65.3
Yes 339 121 27.0 20.8-34.1 218 73.0 65.9-79.2
Heavy Drinker
No 7,091 2,674 36.3 34.6-38.0 4,417 63.7 62.0-65.4
Yes 173 68 26.8 18.8-36.6 105 73.2 63.4-81.2
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 2,402 907 35.7 32.9-38.7 1,495 64.3 61.3-67.1
Some Physical Activity 2,852 1,042 35.8 33.1-38.5 1,810 64.2 61.5-66.9
Physically Inactive 1,842 709 35.0 31.7-38.6 1,133 65.0 61.4-68.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,841 847 45.2 41.6-48.9 994 54.8 51.1-58.4
No 5,474 1,904 32.9 31.0-34.7 3,570 67.1 65.3-69.0
Disability Status
Yes 2,681 1,171 41.7 38.8-44.6 1,510 58.3 55.4-61.2
No 4,603 1,578 32.8 30.8-34.9 3,025 67.2 65.1-69.2
Current Asthma
Yes 581 223 34.4 28.7-40.4 358 65.6 59.6-71.3
No 6,738 2,532 35.8 34.1-37.6 4,206 64.2 62.4-65.9
Diabetes
Yes 907 497 57.3 52.5-62.0 410 42.7 38.0-47.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 39 5 12.4 3.5-35.8 34 87.6 64.2-96.5
No 6,380 2,259 33.1 31.4-34.9 4,121 66.9 65.1-68.6
Arthritis
Yes 3,072 1,367 44.0 41.3-46.7 1,705 56.0 53.3-58.7
No 4,227 1,387 30.8 28.7-33.0 2,840 69.2 67.0-71.3
High Blood Pressure
Yes 2,950 1,488 47.9 45.2-50.6 1,462 52.1 49.4-54.8
Yes, During Pregnancy 58 10 11.5 4.9-24.7 48 88.5 75.3-95.1
No 4,322 1,262 28.7 26.6-30.8 3,060 71.3 69.2-73.4
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,537 1,248 47.8 44.9-50.8 1,289 52.2 49.2-55.1
No 3,853 1,286 31.1 29.0-33.3 2,567 68.9 66.7-71.0
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 945 654 68.7 63.9-73.1 291 31.3 26.9-36.1
No 6,354 2,085 31.4 29.7-33.2 4,269 68.6 66.8-70.3

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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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