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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-Buncombe County 252 71 29.4 22.5-37.3 177 69.5 61.6-76.4 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1
GENDER
Male 94 25 28.6 18.2-41.8 68 70.6 57.4-81.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6
Female 158 46 30.1 21.9-39.8 109 68.4 58.8-76.7 3 1.5 0.5- 4.5
RACE
White 237 64 29.1 22.2-37.3 169 69.6 61.5-76.6 4 1.3 0.5- 3.5
Other 11 6 42.6 10.2-83.0 5 57.4 17.0-89.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 20 36.9 23.5-52.8 29 63.1 47.2-76.5 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 198 49 23.6 17.5-31.0 145 74.4 66.9-80.7 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 27 33.6 21.7-48.1 61 64.3 49.9-76.5 3 2.1 0.6- 6.8
Some College + 161 44 26.5 19.0-35.7 116 73.0 63.8-80.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 45 39.4 28.8-51.2 87 59.1 47.5-69.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8
$50,000+ 77 15 22.8 13.3-36.2 61 76.4 63.0-86.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription medication

^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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