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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Iím going to read a list of reasons people sometime donít get their medications filled or refilled. Do
any of these reasons apply to you Ö

You did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-Durham County 138 50 29.9 21.6-39.8 88 70.1 60.2-78.4
GENDER
Male 32 6 14.7 5.2-35.1 26 85.3 64.9-94.8
Female 106 44 38.6 28.1-50.3 62 61.4 49.7-71.9
RACE
White 82 35 37.4 26.1-50.3 47 62.6 49.7-73.9
Other 56 15 22.3 11.7-38.4 41 77.7 61.6-88.3
AGE
18-44 54 19 25.8 15.6-39.5 35 74.2 60.5-84.4
45+ 83 30 37.4 26.4-49.9 53 62.6 50.1-73.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 5 9.2 3.1-24.3 19 90.8 75.7-96.9
Some College + 114 45 33.4 24.0-44.4 69 66.6 55.6-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 13 16.1 8.1-29.4 40 83.9 70.6-91.9
$50,000+ 71 32 36.1 24.3-49.7 39 63.9 50.3-75.7

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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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