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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Prescription Medication Adherence

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-Durham County 135 71 51.8 40.7-62.7 32 25.5 17.2-35.9 8 3.2 1.5- 6.9 4 2.2 0.7- 7.0 20 17.3 9.5-29.4
GENDER
Male 31 11 31.3 15.3-53.5 10 33.0 16.7-54.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 7 32.6 14.8-57.5
Female 104 60 63.4 51.6-73.8 22 21.2 13.2-32.3 7 4.6 2.0-10.1 2 2.2 0.4-10.8 13 8.5 4.4-15.8
RACE
White 79 41 51.8 38.2-65.2 19 29.6 18.6-43.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.7 3 4.0 1.1-13.5 13 11.7 6.1-21.0
Other 56 30 51.7 34.6-68.5 13 21.4 10.8-38.0 5 3.6 1.3- 9.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 7 22.8 9.9-44.5
AGE
18-44 54 31 55.6 40.1-70.1 15 24.9 14.5-39.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 6 16.9 7.0-35.4
45+ 80 40 44.5 32.7-56.9 17 27.0 16.7-40.6 7 8.4 3.7-17.9 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4 14 18.3 10.3-30.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 15 63.6 27.7-88.9 3 6.2 1.7-20.1 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 26.9 5.3-70.9
Some College + 112 56 49.8 38.2-61.4 29 28.7 19.4-40.3 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 4 2.6 0.8- 8.1 17 15.7 8.4-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 31 57.7 37.4-75.7 9 17.8 7.6-36.1 4 5.8 1.9-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 18.8 5.9-45.9
$50,000+ 71 32 48.5 34.7-62.7 21 30.1 19.0-44.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 4 3.5 1.1-10.7 11 16.3 7.6-31.6

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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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