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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 283 72 32.8 25.0-41.7 208 65.8 56.9-73.7 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
GENDER
Male 121 41 39.8 28.3-52.7 80 60.2 47.3-71.7 0 0.0 . - .
Female 162 31 24.6 15.4-36.7 128 72.5 60.4-82.0 3 3.0 0.8-10.3
RACE
White 256 65 31.6 24.1-40.2 189 67.5 58.8-75.1 2 0.9 0.2- 5.3
Other 25 6 37.6 16.2-65.3 18 59.3 32.8-81.3 1 3.1 0.4-19.5
AGE
18-44 60 25 47.2 32.1-62.8 34 51.3 35.9-66.6 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
45+ 223 47 21.1 15.8-27.7 174 77.6 70.8-83.2 2 1.3 0.2- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 24 26.8 15.8-41.7 96 71.9 57.1-83.1 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
Some College + 162 48 38.0 28.0-49.1 112 60.6 49.6-70.7 2 1.4 0.2- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 37 30.9 20.1-44.2 111 69.0 55.7-79.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$50,000+ 85 26 40.5 27.3-55.3 58 57.3 42.9-70.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.5

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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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