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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 281 76 27.8 21.4-35.2 201 71.5 64.1-77.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
GENDER
Male 84 22 25.1 15.0-38.8 62 74.9 61.2-85.0 0 0.0 . - .
Female 197 54 29.8 22.5-38.3 139 68.9 60.4-76.3 4 1.3 0.5- 3.8
RACE
White 154 40 28.5 19.9-39.1 111 70.2 59.7-79.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.0
Other 125 35 25.0 16.9-35.2 89 74.8 64.6-82.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
AGE
18-44 76 22 30.6 19.5-44.6 53 68.9 55.0-80.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
45+ 200 53 25.8 19.4-33.6 144 73.2 65.4-79.7 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 27 28.6 18.2-41.9 76 71.4 58.1-81.8 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 178 49 27.4 19.8-36.6 125 71.5 62.3-79.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 44 30.0 21.3-40.3 91 69.5 59.1-78.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
$50,000+ 100 25 26.2 17.1-38.0 74 73.4 61.6-82.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9

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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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