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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-Eastern NC 797 343 43.4 37.4-49.6 454 56.6 50.4-62.6
GENDER
Male 257 119 48.9 38.9-59.0 138 51.1 41.0-61.1
Female 540 224 38.2 32.1-44.8 316 61.8 55.2-67.9
RACE
White 548 247 44.0 36.9-51.4 301 56.0 48.6-63.1
African American 170 64 35.5 25.6-47.0 106 64.5 53.0-74.4
Other Minorities 75 31 53.5 33.0-72.9 44 46.5 27.1-67.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 11 53.6 24.1-80.8 18 46.4 19.2-75.9
Non-Hispanic 767 331 42.5 36.6-48.7 436 57.5 51.3-63.4
AGE
18-24 28 19 75.6 48.6-91.1 9 24.4 8.9-51.4
25-34 107 44 33.0 22.4-45.6 63 67.0 54.4-77.6
35-44 139 62 47.2 34.4-60.4 77 52.8 39.6-65.6
45-54 192 86 41.2 31.7-51.3 106 58.8 48.7-68.3
55-64 192 74 31.3 22.5-41.8 118 68.7 58.2-77.5
65+ 133 54 38.6 27.8-50.7 79 61.4 49.3-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 29 30.7 18.9-45.8 49 69.3 54.2-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 98 44.8 33.6-56.4 149 55.2 43.6-66.4
Some Post-H.S. 251 111 48.7 37.6-59.9 140 51.3 40.1-62.4
College Graduate 221 105 39.6 30.6-49.3 116 60.4 50.7-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 40 35.2 23.3-49.3 77 64.8 50.7-76.7
$15,000- 24,999 129 46 40.5 27.6-55.0 83 59.5 45.0-72.4
$25,000- 34,999 94 36 37.8 21.0-58.3 58 62.2 41.7-79.0
$35,000- 49,999 104 43 25.5 16.4-37.2 61 74.5 62.8-83.6
$50,000-74,999 110 64 54.8 40.2-68.6 46 45.2 31.4-59.8
$75,000+ 152 79 50.6 36.7-64.4 73 49.4 35.6-63.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 154 43.9 35.9-52.3 199 56.1 47.7-64.1
No 441 188 43.3 35.1-51.9 253 56.7 48.1-64.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 47 44.2 31.3-58.0 61 55.8 42.0-68.7
Non-Veteran 689 296 43.2 36.6-50.1 393 56.8 49.9-63.4

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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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