2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you take aspirin to reduce the chance of a heart attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,074 951 86.9 84.2-89.3 123 13.1 10.7-15.8
-Eastern NC 409 361 87.5 83.0-90.9 48 12.5 9.1-17.0
GENDER
Male 204 179 86.0 79.1-90.9 25 14.0 9.1-20.9
Female 205 182 89.1 82.7-93.3 23 10.9 6.7-17.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 259 237 90.6 85.1-94.2 22 9.4 5.8-14.9
Non-Hispanic Black 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 108 93 88.2 79.8-93.4 15 11.8 6.6-20.2
College Graduate 119 107 87.3 77.8-93.1 12 12.7 6.9-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 198 180 90.5 84.4-94.3 18 9.5 5.7-15.6
No 210 181 85.5 78.6-90.5 29 14.5 9.5-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 317 276 86.4 81.0-90.4 41 13.6 9.6-19.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 322 286 87.8 82.4-91.7 36 12.2 8.3-17.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 113 87 76.4 65.8-84.5 26 23.6 15.5-34.2
Unemployed 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 205 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 171 157 90.1 82.7-94.5 14 9.9 5.5-17.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 145 129 88.7 80.6-93.7 16 11.3 6.3-19.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 179 156 85.6 78.0-90.9 23 14.4 9.1-22.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who reported they take aspirin daily or every other day.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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