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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 10,195 2,845 29.9 28.4-31.4 7,211 68.2 66.6-69.8 139 1.9 1.4- 2.6
-Cabarrus County 288 98 32.0 25.3-39.4 188 66.7 59.1-73.5 2 1.3 0.2- 8.1
GENDER
Male 100 26 25.2 15.7-37.8 73 71.9 58.6-82.3 1 2.9 0.4-17.9
Female 188 72 37.2 28.8-46.4 115 62.7 53.4-71.0 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
RACE
White 251 89 36.4 29.0-44.4 160 61.9 53.7-69.5 2 1.7 0.3-10.1
Other 35 9 15.9 7.0-32.4 26 84.1 67.6-93.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 69 29 31.0 20.2-44.2 39 66.5 52.7-77.9 1 2.6 0.4-16.3
45+ 219 69 32.9 26.0-40.6 149 66.9 59.3-73.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 130 38 29.8 20.3-41.3 90 67.1 55.0-77.3 2 3.1 0.5-17.2
Some College + 157 59 33.5 24.8-43.6 98 66.5 56.4-75.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 46 34.6 24.0-47.0 86 62.3 49.5-73.6 1 3.1 0.4-18.8
$50,000+ 98 35 33.8 24.3-44.9 63 66.2 55.1-75.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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