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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you have a health problem or condition that makes taking aspirin unsafe for you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach problems No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,495 123 4.2 3.3- 5.4 122 3.7 3.0- 4.7 2,250 92.0 90.6-93.2
-Piedmont NC 1,077 48 4.1 2.9- 5.9 37 2.9 2.0- 4.3 992 92.9 90.9-94.5
GENDER
Male 450 *** *** *** *** *** *** 425 94.8 91.4-96.9
Female 627 34 4.8 3.3- 7.1 26 3.6 2.3- 5.7 567 91.5 88.8-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 661 31 4.2 2.7- 6.6 30 3.9 2.6- 6.0 600 91.9 89.0-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 236 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 92.8 88.0-95.8
Other 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 299 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** 199 89.9 84.1-93.8
55-64 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 90.5 84.4-94.3
65-74 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 84.9 74.7-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 93.4 89.1-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 314 *** *** *** *** *** *** 288 92.7 88.7-95.3
College Graduate 429 15 3.0 1.7- 5.2 *** *** *** 400 94.4 91.7-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 91.6 85.9-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 91.3 85.4-95.0
$75,000+ 321 *** *** *** *** *** *** 303 95.8 92.6-97.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 261 27 9.6 6.2-14.6 21 8.0 4.8-12.9 213 82.4 76.3-87.2
No 812 21 2.5 1.4- 4.4 16 1.4 0.8- 2.4 775 96.1 94.1-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 998 42 4.1 2.8- 6.0 34 3.0 2.0- 4.5 922 92.9 90.7-94.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 586 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3 548 94.9 92.7-96.5
Regional City or Suburban County 250 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 242 17 6.7 3.8-11.6 *** *** *** 213 87.4 81.2-91.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 662 16 2.0 1.2- 3.6 *** *** *** 634 96.3 94.4-97.6
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 207 17 6.6 3.8-11.0 *** *** *** 173 86.5 80.4-91.0
Unable to Work 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 577 23 3.1 1.9- 5.0 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7 538 94.8 92.6-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 458 24 5.5 3.3- 8.9 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 418 91.6 87.9-94.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 565 20 3.0 1.8- 5.1 16 2.1 1.2- 3.7 529 94.9 92.5-96.6

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*Asked of respondents who reported they do NOT 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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