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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,041 99 8.0 5.7-11.2 80 5.3 4.0- 7.1 862 86.7 83.3-89.5
GENDER
Male 340 29 5.8 3.5- 9.5 17 2.9 1.5- 5.3 294 91.3 87.2-94.2
Female 701 70 9.9 6.4-15.2 63 7.4 5.4-10.2 568 82.6 77.4-86.9
RACE
White 962 91 8.5 6.0-11.9 74 5.3 3.9- 7.1 797 86.2 82.6-89.2
Other minorities 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 90.7 80.7-95.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,010 96 8.3 5.9-11.6 79 5.4 4.0- 7.1 835 86.3 82.8-89.2
AGE
18-34 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 93.5 82.4-97.8
35-54 380 16 4.6 2.3- 8.9 25 6.2 3.9- 9.7 339 89.2 84.3-92.7
55-64 236 22 9.2 5.8-14.2 20 6.9 4.2-10.9 194 84.0 78.2-88.5
65-74 171 30 18.4 12.6-26.2 17 8.7 4.9-14.8 124 72.9 64.3-80.1
75+ 132 25 26.9 18.0-38.3 15 11.4 5.9-21.0 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 19 8.4 4.9-13.8 21 8.4 4.8-14.0 103 83.3 75.9-88.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 306 28 6.2 3.4-11.2 24 5.2 2.9- 9.4 254 88.5 82.8-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 279 30 10.7 5.6-19.8 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4 231 86.1 77.5-91.7
College Graduate 311 21 5.2 3.2- 8.3 17 5.8 3.1-10.6 273 89.1 84.0-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 24 12.9 7.0-22.5 20 10.3 5.6-18.2 99 76.8 65.8-85.1
$15,000- 24,999 201 22 8.1 4.8-13.2 16 5.4 2.7-10.8 163 86.5 79.8-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 91.7 85.8-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 90.4 83.6-94.6
$50,000+ 273 14 3.0 1.5- 5.8 15 3.3 1.8- 5.9 244 93.8 90.2-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 62 17.0 10.7-25.8 58 13.6 9.6-19.0 230 69.4 60.8-76.9
No 688 37 4.3 2.7- 6.7 22 1.8 1.1- 3.0 629 93.9 91.4-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 13 13.5 6.9-24.8 *** *** *** 78 80.8 69.0-88.8
Non-Veteran 942 86 7.6 5.2-11.0 72 5.3 3.9- 7.1 784 87.1 83.6-90.0

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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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