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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,187 1,225 35.6 32.9-38.4 1,962 64.4 61.6-67.1
-Durham County 138 57 32.9 24.1-43.1 81 67.1 56.9-75.9
GENDER
Male 32 10 14.5 6.6-29.2 22 85.5 70.8-93.4
Female 106 47 43.4 32.0-55.6 59 56.6 44.4-68.0
RACE
White 82 34 36.2 24.6-49.7 48 63.8 50.3-75.4
Other 56 23 29.6 17.7-45.0 33 70.4 55.0-82.3
AGE
18-44 54 20 28.0 17.3-41.9 34 72.0 58.1-82.7
45+ 83 36 42.0 30.4-54.6 47 58.0 45.4-69.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 25 9 29.7 10.8-59.6 16 70.3 40.4-89.2
Some College + 113 48 33.5 24.1-44.4 65 66.5 55.6-75.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 23 35.5 20.8-53.7 31 64.5 46.3-79.2
$50,000+ 71 28 30.6 20.0-43.8 43 69.4 56.2-80.0

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*Asked only of those who have NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed 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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