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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

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
-Eastern NC 791 212 26.7 21.9-32.2 579 73.3 67.8-78.1
GENDER
Male 257 73 25.7 18.5-34.5 184 74.3 65.5-81.5
Female 534 139 27.7 21.7-34.7 395 72.3 65.3-78.3
RACE
White 544 143 27.1 21.2-33.8 401 72.9 66.2-78.8
African American 169 47 27.2 18.1-38.7 122 72.8 61.3-81.9
Other Minorities 74 21 24.9 12.9-42.7 53 75.1 57.3-87.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 28 7 7.3 2.4-20.1 21 92.7 79.9-97.6
Non-Hispanic 762 204 27.9 22.8-33.5 558 72.1 66.5-77.2
AGE
18-24 28 9 29.1 11.7-55.9 19 70.9 44.1-88.3
25-34 107 17 22.8 12.4-38.0 90 77.2 62.0-87.6
35-44 138 34 23.9 14.7-36.5 104 76.1 63.5-85.3
45-54 188 53 25.6 18.1-34.8 135 74.4 65.2-81.9
55-64 193 54 29.6 20.7-40.3 139 70.4 59.7-79.3
65+ 131 43 34.9 24.5-47.1 88 65.1 52.9-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 25 30.9 19.0-46.1 53 69.1 53.9-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 245 71 31.9 22.3-43.3 174 68.1 56.7-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 248 55 19.4 13.4-27.3 193 80.6 72.7-86.6
College Graduate 220 61 27.2 18.8-37.6 159 72.8 62.4-81.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 35 25.4 16.0-37.8 83 74.6 62.2-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 128 35 39.7 25.7-55.5 93 60.3 44.5-74.3
$25,000- 34,999 94 21 25.7 14.4-41.7 73 74.3 58.3-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 100 28 28.3 16.6-44.0 72 71.7 56.0-83.4
$50,000-74,999 110 32 28.2 16.8-43.3 78 71.8 56.7-83.2
$75,000+ 152 37 17.9 11.2-27.4 115 82.1 72.6-88.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 103 32.0 24.2-41.0 248 68.0 59.0-75.8
No 437 109 23.7 17.9-30.6 328 76.3 69.4-82.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 34 34.5 22.5-48.7 74 65.5 51.3-77.5
Non-Veteran 683 178 25.3 20.2-31.3 505 74.7 68.7-79.8

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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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