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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 279 261 93.1 88.3-96.1 18 6.9 3.9-11.7
GENDER
Male 120 109 91.7 83.7-96.0 11 8.3 4.0-16.3
Female 159 152 94.8 88.2-97.8 7 5.2 2.2-11.8
RACE
White 252 238 94.1 88.8-97.0 14 5.9 3.0-11.2
Other 25 21 89.0 72.1-96.2 4 11.0 3.8-27.9
AGE
18-44 60 56 95.5 87.9-98.4 4 4.5 1.6-12.1
45+ 219 205 91.2 83.9-95.4 14 8.8 4.6-16.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 112 90.8 81.1-95.8 9 9.2 4.2-18.9
Some College + 158 149 95.1 90.2-97.6 9 4.9 2.4- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 141 94.7 86.2-98.1 7 5.3 1.9-13.8
$50,000+ 82 75 92.7 84.6-96.7 7 7.3 3.3-15.4

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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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