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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 434 390 88.7 84.6-91.7 44 11.3 8.3-15.4
GENDER
Male 226 200 87.9 82.1-92.0 26 12.1 8.0-17.9
Female 208 190 89.6 83.4-93.7 18 10.4 6.3-16.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 318 288 88.9 84.1-92.5 30 11.1 7.5-15.9
Non-Hispanic Black 85 73 86.7 76.9-92.7 12 13.3 7.3-23.1
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 142 130 88.3 80.2-93.4 12 11.7 6.6-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 187 171 90.7 84.9-94.4 16 9.3 5.6-15.1
No 245 217 87.1 81.2-91.3 28 12.9 8.7-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 360 323 88.6 84.2-91.9 37 11.4 8.1-15.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 187 164 86.8 80.3-91.5 23 13.2 8.5-19.7
Regional City or Suburban County 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 144 124 85.3 77.7-90.6 20 14.7 9.4-22.3
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 206 188 88.7 81.6-93.3 18 11.3 6.7-18.4
Unable to Work 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 201 182 89.2 83.1-93.3 19 10.8 6.7-16.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 202 181 88.4 82.0-92.7 21 11.6 7.3-18.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 192 172 88.3 81.9-92.6 20 11.7 7.4-18.1

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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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