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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 244 219 90.2 83.6-94.3 25 9.8 5.7-16.4
GENDER
Male 91 83 91.2 79.1-96.6 8 8.8 3.4-20.9
Female 153 136 89.2 80.7-94.3 17 10.8 5.7-19.3
RACE
White 229 205 91.0 85.4-94.6 24 9.0 5.4-14.6
Other 11 11 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 45 92.0 79.0-97.2 4 8.0 2.8-21.0
45+ 190 169 88.4 79.8-93.7 21 11.6 6.3-20.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 87 75 91.1 83.0-95.6 12 8.9 4.4-17.0
Some College + 157 144 89.5 79.2-95.1 13 10.5 4.9-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 114 90.4 83.4-94.6 16 9.6 5.4-16.6
$50,000+ 75 69 86.2 69.2-94.5 6 13.8 5.5-30.8

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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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