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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,195 982 82.8 79.2-85.9 213 17.2 14.1-20.8
AGE
35-44 103 67 67.2 51.3-79.9 36 32.8 20.1-48.7
45-54 215 171 80.9 72.3-87.3 44 19.1 12.7-27.7
55-64 277 230 89.0 83.6-92.7 47 11.0 7.3-16.4
65-74 321 270 84.1 77.8-88.8 51 15.9 11.2-22.2
75+ 266 231 83.7 74.9-89.8 35 16.3 10.2-25.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 176 83.1 74.4-89.3 46 16.9 10.7-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 387 316 79.5 71.7-85.5 71 20.5 14.5-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 302 250 83.4 76.6-88.5 52 16.6 11.5-23.4
College Graduate 276 233 86.2 79.2-91.2 43 13.8 8.8-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 126 77.8 66.4-86.1 29 22.2 13.9-33.6
$15,000- 24,999 207 170 84.4 76.6-89.9 37 15.6 10.1-23.4
$25,000- 34,999 125 100 81.1 70.0-88.7 25 18.9 11.3-30.0
$35,000- 49,999 133 109 80.6 64.0-90.6 24 19.4 9.4-36.0
$50,000-74,999 94 79 89.8 80.5-94.9 15 10.2 5.1-19.5
$75,000+ 131 109 82.2 70.7-89.9 22 17.8 10.1-29.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 69 64 91.6 80.5-96.7 5 8.4 3.3-19.5
Guilford 56 45 79.9 65.6-89.3 11 20.1 10.7-34.4
Mecklenburg 34 30 89.1 70.9-96.5 4 10.9 3.5-29.1
Orange 57 45 83.2 69.3-91.5 12 16.8 8.5-30.7
Wake 43 30 62.5 44.3-77.7 13 37.5 22.3-55.7
Chatham/Lee 61 51 83.0 70.4-90.9 10 17.0 9.1-29.6
Nash/Wilson 50 42 83.7 67.5-92.7 8 16.3 7.3-32.5
Craven/Pamlico 57 49 85.2 72.5-92.6 8 14.8 7.4-27.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 77 67 87.8 77.9-93.6 10 12.2 6.4-22.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 73 58 76.0 61.4-86.4 15 24.0 13.6-38.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 60 44 72.4 53.2-85.8 16 27.6 14.2-46.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 66 55 80.4 67.4-89.1 11 19.6 10.9-32.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 31 24 75.3 54.7-88.5 7 24.7 11.5-45.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 52 40 77.1 62.4-87.2 12 22.9 12.8-37.6
Northeast NC I 44 30 65.6 48.8-79.3 14 34.4 20.7-51.2
Northeast NC II 62 51 79.7 65.1-89.2 11 20.3 10.8-34.9
Northeastern Partnership 106 81 75.7 64.8-84.1 25 24.3 15.9-35.2
Mountain AHEC 204 176 84.9 77.1-90.4 28 15.1 9.6-22.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 378 311 85.3 79.8-89.5 67 14.7 10.5-20.2
Piedmont 493 398 81.3 75.4-86.0 95 18.7 14.0-24.6
Western NC 324 273 83.3 77.3-88.0 51 16.7 12.0-22.7

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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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