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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 588 139 24.3 19.8-29.5 439 71.4 65.3-76.7 10 4.4 1.6-11.0
GENDER
Male 193 32 18.2 11.9-26.7 155 74.7 63.8-83.1 6 7.1 2.2-20.6
Female 395 107 30.0 24.2-36.4 284 68.3 61.7-74.2 4 1.8 0.4- 6.9
RACE
White 371 83 23.9 18.7-30.0 283 73.6 67.2-79.1 5 2.5 0.8- 7.6
Other 215 56 24.9 17.7-33.8 154 68.8 58.2-77.7 5 6.3 1.7-20.6
AGE
18-44 171 54 28.6 21.2-37.2 111 64.5 54.7-73.2 6 6.9 2.4-18.5
45+ 411 84 18.7 14.8-23.3 323 80.3 75.6-84.3 4 1.0 0.3- 3.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 25 13.0 6.8-23.4 114 76.4 59.5-87.6 4 10.6 2.7-33.5
Some College + 445 114 28.5 23.1-34.6 325 69.5 63.3-75.0 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 54 19.8 13.4-28.1 168 71.9 60.1-81.3 4 8.3 2.4-25.3
$50,000+ 296 71 29.6 23.1-37.0 219 68.2 60.8-74.9 6 2.1 0.8- 5.7

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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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