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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 254 90 33.1 25.3-41.9 164 66.9 58.1-74.7 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 93 33 32.9 20.7-47.9 60 67.1 52.1-79.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 161 57 33.3 24.9-42.9 104 66.7 57.1-75.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 214 83 38.9 30.8-47.6 131 61.1 52.4-69.2 0 0.0 . - .
Other 40 7 18.8 6.5-43.5 33 81.2 56.5-93.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 54 22 29.9 18.0-45.2 32 70.1 54.8-82.0 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 199 68 35.8 26.9-45.8 131 64.2 54.2-73.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 38 26.7 16.6-40.0 90 73.3 60.0-83.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 126 52 41.9 31.9-52.8 74 58.1 47.2-68.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 49 40.9 29.1-53.9 84 59.1 46.1-70.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 77 30 40.3 28.2-53.7 47 59.7 46.3-71.8 0 0.0 . - .

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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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