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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-WHITE FEMALES

Why do you take aspirin... To relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,234 241 20.1 16.8-23.9 993 79.9 76.1-83.2
AGE
35-44 102 36 44.0 29.8-59.3 66 56.0 40.7-70.2
45-54 222 49 17.8 12.1-25.5 173 82.2 74.5-87.9
55-64 282 53 17.6 12.0-25.1 229 82.4 74.9-88.0
65-74 333 56 15.4 10.9-21.4 277 84.6 78.6-89.1
75+ 282 44 16.3 10.5-24.4 238 83.7 75.6-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 235 37 14.9 9.5-22.6 198 85.1 77.4-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 403 89 25.9 19.2-33.9 314 74.1 66.1-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 309 58 18.4 12.9-25.5 251 81.6 74.5-87.1
College Graduate 279 56 18.8 12.9-26.7 223 81.2 73.3-87.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 32 22.1 13.8-33.4 130 77.9 66.6-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 213 38 19.1 12.0-28.8 175 80.9 71.2-88.0
$25,000- 34,999 127 23 20.5 11.3-34.3 104 79.5 65.7-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 138 37 37.2 24.3-52.2 101 62.8 47.8-75.7
$50,000-74,999 95 16 13.7 7.4-23.9 79 86.3 76.1-92.6
$75,000+ 132 29 19.3 11.9-29.9 103 80.7 70.1-88.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 69 8 9.6 4.7-18.6 61 90.4 81.4-95.3
Guilford 57 9 12.1 6.0-22.7 48 87.9 77.3-94.0
Mecklenburg 36 8 28.6 14.3-49.0 28 71.4 51.0-85.7
Orange 58 8 15.1 6.8-30.3 50 84.9 69.7-93.2
Wake 43 6 15.3 6.6-31.5 37 84.7 68.5-93.4
Chatham/Lee 64 8 14.2 7.1-26.4 56 85.8 73.6-92.9
Nash/Wilson 52 11 27.6 15.1-44.8 41 72.4 55.2-84.9
Craven/Pamlico 58 11 20.5 11.4-34.2 47 79.5 65.8-88.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 79 16 21.1 12.8-32.7 63 78.9 67.3-87.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 76 21 28.8 18.3-42.2 55 71.2 57.8-81.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 64 14 15.4 8.3-26.7 50 84.6 73.3-91.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 69 14 19.3 11.4-30.6 55 80.7 69.4-88.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 34 7 19.3 9.1-36.4 27 80.7 63.6-90.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 52 8 11.4 5.4-22.5 44 88.6 77.5-94.6
Northeast NC I 44 10 23.1 12.4-39.0 34 76.9 61.0-87.6
Northeast NC II 64 19 29.5 18.6-43.4 45 70.5 56.6-81.4
Northeastern Partnership 108 29 27.7 19.0-38.5 79 72.3 61.5-81.0
Mountain AHEC 209 37 17.3 11.3-25.4 172 82.7 74.6-88.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 387 80 19.8 14.5-26.5 307 80.2 73.5-85.5
Piedmont 514 91 20.2 15.3-26.1 423 79.8 73.9-84.7
Western NC 333 70 20.1 15.0-26.4 263 79.9 73.6-85.0

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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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