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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-Durham County 137 26 15.7 9.6-24.7 111 84.3 75.3-90.4
GENDER
Male 32 5 14.3 4.5-37.4 27 85.7 62.6-95.5
Female 105 21 16.6 10.3-25.6 84 83.4 74.4-89.7
RACE
White 82 15 14.1 7.7-24.3 67 85.9 75.7-92.3
Other 55 11 17.5 8.1-33.6 44 82.5 66.4-91.9
AGE
18-44 53 9 13.3 6.0-26.8 44 86.7 73.2-94.0
45+ 83 17 20.9 12.8-32.3 66 79.1 67.7-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 25 3 5.9 1.7-19.0 22 94.1 81.0-98.3
Some College + 112 23 17.4 10.5-27.7 89 82.6 72.3-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 12 17.1 8.6-31.0 42 82.9 69.0-91.4
$50,000+ 70 12 15.4 7.7-28.6 58 84.6 71.4-92.3

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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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