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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 5,995 495 5.8 5.0- 6.8 401 5.1 4.2- 6.1 5,099 89.1 87.7-90.3
-Piedmont NC 3,340 246 5.5 4.4- 6.9 216 5.1 4.0- 6.6 2,878 89.4 87.5-91.0
GENDER
Male 1,094 67 5.0 3.3- 7.4 48 4.1 2.5- 6.7 979 90.9 87.7-93.3
Female 2,246 179 5.9 4.5- 7.8 168 6.0 4.5- 7.9 1,899 88.1 85.6-90.1
RACE
White 2,562 204 6.1 4.7- 7.8 174 5.7 4.3- 7.5 2,184 88.2 85.9-90.3
African American 534 36 6.2 3.8-10.1 29 4.9 2.6- 8.9 469 88.9 84.0-92.5
Other minorities 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** 206 97.6 94.4-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 92.4 80.0-97.4
Non-Hispanic 3,169 239 5.4 4.3- 6.8 210 5.5 4.2- 7.1 2,720 89.1 87.2-90.8
AGE
18-34 422 17 3.8 2.1- 6.9 *** *** *** 397 93.3 89.3-95.8
35-54 1,483 54 3.6 2.3- 5.6 61 4.7 3.2- 7.0 1,368 91.7 88.9-93.8
55-64 645 45 7.4 4.7-11.3 67 10.1 7.0-14.5 533 82.5 77.4-86.7
65-74 422 71 21.6 15.0-30.0 39 8.6 5.6-12.9 312 69.9 61.7-77.0
75+ 333 58 18.1 11.7-26.8 38 12.9 7.8-20.5 237 69.0 59.7-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 32 7.5 4.3-12.9 31 7.9 4.5-13.4 231 84.6 77.8-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 820 71 4.8 3.2- 7.2 57 5.2 3.1- 8.9 692 90.0 86.1-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 829 64 7.2 4.7-10.8 75 6.1 4.1- 9.0 690 86.8 82.6-90.1
College Graduate 1,384 78 3.6 2.4- 5.1 52 3.0 1.6- 5.4 1,254 93.5 90.9-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 37 8.7 5.2-14.1 29 5.6 3.3- 9.4 233 85.7 79.5-90.3
$15,000- 24,999 456 51 8.2 4.6-14.2 37 6.5 3.5-11.7 368 85.3 78.5-90.3
$25,000- 34,999 288 21 9.3 4.6-17.9 25 7.3 3.0-17.0 242 83.4 73.0-90.3
$35,000- 49,999 385 30 4.4 2.3- 8.0 36 7.7 4.4-13.2 319 88.0 82.0-92.1
$50,000+ 1,370 64 3.2 2.2- 4.8 53 3.6 2.1- 5.9 1,253 93.2 90.6-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 827 146 14.6 11.1-18.9 107 11.7 8.5-15.9 574 73.7 68.4-78.4
No 2,500 100 3.4 2.3- 4.9 108 3.6 2.5- 5.2 2,292 93.1 91.0-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 308 33 13.0 7.4-21.9 20 6.3 3.1-12.3 255 80.7 71.6-87.4
Non-Veteran 3,030 213 4.8 3.8- 6.2 196 5.0 3.8- 6.6 2,621 90.1 88.2-91.8

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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).

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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