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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-Durham County 577 503 87.1 81.6-91.1 74 12.9 8.9-18.4
GENDER
Male 187 166 88.1 76.7-94.3 21 11.9 5.7-23.3
Female 390 337 86.2 80.8-90.2 53 13.8 9.8-19.2
RACE
White 364 311 87.6 83.1-90.9 53 12.4 9.1-16.9
Other 211 190 86.4 75.1-93.1 21 13.6 6.9-24.9
AGE
18-44 165 142 84.9 75.1-91.3 23 15.1 8.7-24.9
45+ 406 355 89.6 86.2-92.3 51 10.4 7.7-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 121 81.9 64.4-91.9 21 18.1 8.1-35.6
Some College + 435 382 89.0 84.8-92.2 53 11.0 7.8-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 224 193 83.0 70.3-91.0 31 17.0 9.0-29.7
$50,000+ 288 257 90.0 84.9-93.6 31 10.0 6.4-15.1

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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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