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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 343 88 26.3 20.2-33.5 252 70.4 62.2-77.5 3 3.3 0.6-15.6
GENDER
Male 115 35 25.3 16.3-37.0 78 68.6 54.3-80.0 2 6.2 1.0-29.3
Female 228 53 27.3 19.8-36.4 174 72.2 63.1-79.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
RACE
White 313 83 29.4 22.8-36.9 228 70.0 62.5-76.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Other 27 4 10.4 2.4-35.8 22 73.1 38.3-92.2 1 16.5 2.5-60.5
AGE
18-44 71 28 28.2 18.0-41.3 42 66.3 51.4-78.6 1 5.4 0.8-29.5
45+ 268 60 24.6 18.9-31.3 206 74.4 67.7-80.1 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 39 23.4 15.4-34.0 138 70.7 57.7-81.0 3 5.9 1.1-25.7
Some College + 162 49 30.2 21.9-40.0 113 69.8 60.0-78.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 55 27.9 19.6-38.0 137 66.6 54.8-76.7 3 5.5 1.0-24.2
$50,000+ 92 23 28.0 18.6-39.9 69 72.0 60.1-81.4 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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