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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

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
-Forsyth County 257 235 87.0 77.4-92.8 22 13.0 7.2-22.6
GENDER
Male 103 94 84.2 68.0-93.1 9 15.8 6.9-32.0
Female 154 141 89.8 77.9-95.6 13 10.2 4.4-22.1
RACE
White 198 185 93.6 87.7-96.8 13 6.4 3.2-12.3
Other 56 47 69.3 46.3-85.6 9 30.7 14.4-53.7
AGE
18-44 51 44 78.9 59.0-90.7 7 21.1 9.3-41.0
45+ 204 189 93.0 87.5-96.2 15 7.0 3.8-12.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 75 77.5 56.1-90.3 8 22.5 9.7-43.9
Some College + 173 159 92.3 85.8-96.0 14 7.7 4.0-14.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 110 101 84.0 63.8-94.0 9 16.0 6.0-36.2
$50,000+ 101 95 91.9 81.8-96.6 6 8.1 3.4-18.2

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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.

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