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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 could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-Durham County 137 31 22.2 14.3-32.7 106 77.8 67.3-85.7
GENDER
Male 32 5 15.2 5.4-35.8 27 84.8 64.2-94.6
Female 105 26 26.2 16.4-39.0 79 73.8 61.0-83.6
RACE
White 81 11 14.0 6.5-27.7 70 86.0 72.3-93.5
Other 56 20 30.4 17.5-47.3 36 69.6 52.7-82.5
AGE
18-44 54 10 18.0 8.8-33.3 44 82.0 66.7-91.2
45+ 82 21 31.1 20.3-44.5 61 68.9 55.5-79.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 9 39.9 15.5-70.7 15 60.1 29.3-84.5
Some College + 113 22 19.2 11.5-30.2 91 80.8 69.8-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 22 42.8 25.7-61.7 31 57.2 38.3-74.3
$50,000+ 71 7 11.8 4.7-26.3 64 88.2 73.7-95.3

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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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