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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-Forsyth County 260 53 20.0 14.3-27.1 206 79.4 72.2-85.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
GENDER
Male 105 19 21.5 12.8-34.0 85 77.2 64.7-86.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
Female 155 34 18.3 12.4-26.0 121 81.7 74.0-87.6 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 201 37 21.2 14.2-30.4 163 77.9 68.6-85.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2
Other 56 16 18.4 10.2-31.0 40 81.6 69.0-89.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 52 13 19.6 10.1-34.6 38 79.0 63.9-88.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8
45+ 206 40 20.5 14.8-27.7 166 79.5 72.3-85.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 12 16.2 7.9-30.1 72 83.8 69.9-92.1 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 175 41 22.2 15.3-31.2 133 76.8 67.7-83.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 23 18.3 11.2-28.6 88 81.7 71.4-88.8 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 102 21 21.7 13.0-33.9 80 76.8 64.5-85.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.1

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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.

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