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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,910 2,691 92.6 90.9-93.9 219 7.4 6.1- 9.1
GENDER
Male 1,007 914 91.2 88.1-93.5 93 8.8 6.5-11.9
Female 1,903 1,777 93.9 92.1-95.3 126 6.1 4.7- 7.9
RACE
White 1,959 1,806 93.0 91.2-94.4 153 7.0 5.6- 8.8
African American 683 640 93.9 90.6-96.1 43 6.1 3.9- 9.4
Other Minorities 251 230 86.6 75.4-93.2 21 13.4 6.8-24.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 95 85.4 73.6-92.5 18 14.6 7.5-26.4
Non-Hispanic 2,791 2,591 93.2 91.5-94.5 200 6.8 5.5- 8.5
AGE
18-24 120 113 94.4 87.5-97.6 7 5.6 2.4-12.5
25-34 290 263 91.3 84.9-95.2 27 8.7 4.8-15.1
35-44 388 363 92.8 88.2-95.7 25 7.2 4.3-11.8
45-54 530 498 93.2 89.1-95.9 32 6.8 4.1-10.9
55-64 650 605 92.6 89.0-95.1 45 7.4 4.9-11.0
65+ 907 825 91.1 88.1-93.4 82 8.9 6.6-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 357 92.4 87.4-95.5 28 7.6 4.5-12.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 926 850 90.9 87.1-93.7 76 9.1 6.3-12.9
Some Post-H.S. 778 719 94.3 91.6-96.1 59 5.7 3.9- 8.4
College Graduate 818 762 93.0 90.0-95.2 56 7.0 4.8-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 317 89.6 82.7-93.9 32 10.4 6.1-17.3
$15,000- 24,999 508 475 93.4 89.6-95.9 33 6.6 4.1-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 326 297 91.4 85.6-95.0 29 8.6 5.0-14.4
$35,000- 49,999 353 331 93.4 88.0-96.5 22 6.6 3.5-12.0
$50,000-74,999 352 333 95.5 92.1-97.5 19 4.5 2.5- 7.9
$75,000+ 545 507 93.3 89.7-95.7 38 6.7 4.3-10.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,190 1,108 91.8 88.3-94.3 82 8.2 5.7-11.7
No 1,704 1,569 92.9 91.0-94.5 135 7.1 5.5- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 472 438 93.6 90.0-96.0 34 6.4 4.0-10.0
Non-Veteran 2,437 2,252 92.3 90.4-93.9 185 7.7 6.1- 9.6

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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.

**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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