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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 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
-Eastern NC 803 299 34.5 29.1-40.3 504 65.5 59.7-70.9
GENDER
Male 261 74 28.6 20.5-38.4 187 71.4 61.6-79.5
Female 542 225 40.0 33.5-46.9 317 60.0 53.1-66.5
RACE
White 554 173 28.1 22.4-34.5 381 71.9 65.5-77.6
African American 170 85 50.6 39.5-61.7 85 49.4 38.3-60.5
Other Minorities 75 38 49.8 29.2-70.4 37 50.2 29.6-70.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 7 47.7 18.7-78.4 22 52.3 21.6-81.3
Non-Hispanic 773 291 33.5 28.3-39.0 482 66.5 61.0-71.7
AGE
18-24 28 8 36.2 14.6-65.3 20 63.8 34.7-85.4
25-34 108 39 31.9 21.1-45.0 69 68.1 55.0-78.9
35-44 139 56 36.6 25.4-49.5 83 63.4 50.5-74.6
45-54 192 75 33.6 25.1-43.4 117 66.4 56.6-74.9
55-64 194 78 39.1 29.2-49.9 116 60.9 50.1-70.8
65+ 136 42 27.5 18.4-39.1 94 72.5 60.9-81.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 49 62.2 46.8-75.4 31 37.8 24.6-53.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 111 43.5 32.6-55.2 136 56.5 44.8-67.4
Some Post-H.S. 252 97 27.8 20.5-36.4 155 72.2 63.6-79.5
College Graduate 224 42 21.2 13.7-31.3 182 78.8 68.7-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 79 67.3 54.2-78.2 40 32.7 21.8-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 129 91 68.3 54.9-79.2 38 31.7 20.8-45.1
$25,000- 34,999 95 50 41.0 26.4-57.4 45 59.0 42.6-73.6
$35,000- 49,999 104 27 25.6 15.2-39.8 77 74.4 60.2-84.8
$50,000-74,999 111 22 22.9 12.4-38.4 89 77.1 61.6-87.6
$75,000+ 153 7 5.0 2.0-12.0 146 95.0 88.0-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 181 52.9 44.6-61.0 174 47.1 39.0-55.4
No 445 117 23.3 17.1-30.8 328 76.7 69.2-82.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 16 9.9 5.3-17.8 95 90.1 82.2-94.7
Non-Veteran 692 283 39.1 32.9-45.6 409 60.9 54.4-67.1

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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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