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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Health

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?
If "Yes," ask "Is this a stomach condition?"

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach related No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,995 495 5.8 5.0- 6.8 401 5.1 4.2- 6.1 5,099 89.1 87.7-90.3
GENDER
Male 1,925 134 4.7 3.5- 6.3 80 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,711 91.9 89.9-93.6
Female 4,070 361 6.7 5.6- 8.1 321 6.6 5.4- 8.0 3,388 86.7 84.8-88.3
RACE
White 4,608 409 6.4 5.4- 7.6 324 5.4 4.4- 6.7 3,875 88.1 86.5-89.6
African American 904 61 5.9 3.9- 8.9 52 4.3 2.7- 6.9 791 89.7 86.2-92.5
Native American 135 19 6.4 3.0-13.1 *** *** *** 106 89.0 79.8-94.3
Other Minorities 309 *** *** *** 12 4.1 1.7- 9.5 293 95.6 90.3-98.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 288 14 4.5 1.6-12.4 *** *** *** 264 93.1 85.6-96.9
-English Speaking 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** 154 97.1 90.5-99.2
Non-Hispanic 5,696 481 5.9 5.1- 6.9 391 5.3 4.4- 6.4 4,824 88.8 87.4-90.0
AGE
18-34 813 32 3.4 2.2- 5.5 19 2.6 1.4- 4.9 762 93.9 91.2-95.8
35-44 1,131 33 3.3 1.9- 5.5 32 3.5 2.0- 5.9 1,066 93.2 90.3-95.3
45-54 1,349 72 4.5 3.2- 6.3 90 7.0 5.1- 9.4 1,187 88.5 85.7-90.9
55-64 1,204 102 8.8 6.3-12.1 117 9.7 7.2-13.0 985 81.5 77.4-85.0
65-74 785 136 20.3 15.9-25.5 69 7.7 5.5-10.7 580 72.0 66.7-76.8
75+ 647 116 20.2 15.6-25.7 70 10.9 7.6-15.4 461 68.9 62.8-74.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 612 76 8.0 5.5-11.6 62 7.6 5.1-11.2 474 84.4 79.8-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,601 144 4.6 3.5- 6.1 121 5.6 3.8- 8.0 1,336 89.8 87.1-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,568 133 7.1 5.3- 9.4 123 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,312 87.9 85.2-90.2
College Graduate 2,198 140 4.3 3.3- 5.7 94 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,964 92.4 90.4-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 93 10.2 7.4-13.8 65 7.0 4.7-10.2 474 82.8 78.2-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 887 96 7.8 5.2-11.6 76 6.6 4.3- 9.9 715 85.6 81.1-89.1
$25,000- 34,999 575 42 7.2 4.2-12.2 44 6.2 3.2-11.6 489 86.6 80.3-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 734 57 5.3 3.4- 8.1 55 5.6 3.5- 8.8 622 89.2 85.3-92.1
$50,000-74,999 750 51 5.1 3.3- 7.8 36 4.8 2.5- 8.8 663 90.1 85.9-93.2
$75,000+ 1,410 65 2.4 1.7- 3.4 60 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,285 95.0 93.4-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,627 291 14.5 12.0-17.5 221 11.7 9.4-14.4 1,115 73.8 70.1-77.2
No 4,344 203 3.6 2.8- 4.6 178 3.3 2.5- 4.5 3,963 93.1 91.7-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 629 71 10.5 7.1-15.3 38 4.6 2.7- 7.7 520 84.9 79.8-89.0
Non-Veteran 5,363 424 5.3 4.5- 6.3 363 5.1 4.2- 6.2 4,576 89.5 88.1-90.8

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*Asked of all respondents who do not take aspirin daily or every other day.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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