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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 801 297 33.4 28.2-39.0 504 66.6 61.0-71.8
GENDER
Male 259 93 32.4 24.0-42.1 166 67.6 57.9-76.0
Female 542 204 34.3 28.5-40.6 338 65.7 59.4-71.5
RACE
White 552 212 34.7 28.4-41.5 340 65.3 58.5-71.6
African American 170 56 30.2 20.8-41.5 114 69.8 58.5-79.2
Other Minorities 75 28 31.0 16.6-50.5 47 69.0 49.5-83.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 12 30.9 11.4-60.7 15 69.1 39.3-88.6
Non-Hispanic 773 284 33.4 28.1-39.1 489 66.6 60.9-71.9
AGE
18-24 28 6 17.8 4.5-50.1 22 82.2 49.9-95.5
25-34 107 34 33.2 22.4-46.2 73 66.8 53.8-77.6
35-44 138 43 30.0 19.6-42.9 95 70.0 57.1-80.4
45-54 192 69 36.1 26.6-46.8 123 63.9 53.2-73.4
55-64 194 78 38.7 28.8-49.6 116 61.3 50.4-71.2
65+ 136 63 44.6 33.3-56.4 73 55.4 43.6-66.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 26 26.5 15.7-41.2 55 73.5 58.8-84.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 97 33.0 23.4-44.2 149 67.0 55.8-76.6
Some Post-H.S. 252 86 32.9 24.1-43.2 166 67.1 56.8-75.9
College Graduate 222 88 36.8 27.9-46.7 134 63.2 53.3-72.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 46 38.4 26.3-52.2 73 61.6 47.8-73.7
$15,000- 24,999 129 40 22.6 14.5-33.5 89 77.4 66.5-85.5
$25,000- 34,999 95 28 42.0 24.8-61.4 67 58.0 38.6-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 104 48 49.4 34.8-64.1 56 50.6 35.9-65.2
$50,000-74,999 111 39 30.4 19.7-43.8 72 69.6 56.2-80.3
$75,000+ 152 56 26.4 17.6-37.6 96 73.6 62.4-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 135 32.6 25.8-40.2 219 67.4 59.8-74.2
No 444 162 34.1 27.0-42.0 282 65.9 58.0-73.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 41 30.1 19.5-43.4 69 69.9 56.6-80.5
Non-Veteran 691 256 34.0 28.2-40.2 435 66.0 59.8-71.8

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*Asked only of those who have ever 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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