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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-Alamance County 288 265 93.8 89.4-96.4 23 6.2 3.6-10.6
GENDER
Male 110 105 95.8 86.3-98.8 5 4.2 1.2-13.7
Female 178 160 92.0 86.3-95.5 18 8.0 4.5-13.7
RACE
White 235 214 93.9 89.9-96.3 21 6.1 3.7-10.1
Other 51 49 93.3 75.3-98.5 2 6.7 1.5-24.7
AGE
18-44 69 64 93.4 83.9-97.5 5 6.6 2.5-16.1
45+ 216 199 94.6 91.0-96.8 17 5.4 3.2- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 123 94.5 86.2-98.0 8 5.5 2.0-13.8
Some College + 157 142 93.0 87.3-96.3 15 7.0 3.7-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 157 149 93.5 85.5-97.2 8 6.5 2.8-14.5
$50,000+ 87 76 94.0 88.1-97.1 11 6.0 2.9-11.9

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^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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