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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 249 234 85.5 72.5-92.9 15 14.5 7.1-27.5
GENDER
Male 91 84 77.4 56.0-90.2 7 22.6 9.8-44.0
Female 158 150 93.8 82.3-98.0 8 6.2 2.0-17.7
RACE
White 210 199 91.7 81.1-96.6 11 8.3 3.4-18.9
Other 39 35 69.0 37.9-89.0 4 31.0 11.0-62.1
AGE
18-44 53 47 72.7 50.3-87.5 6 27.3 12.5-49.7
45+ 195 186 96.6 92.9-98.4 9 3.4 1.6- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 126 117 80.9 61.0-91.9 9 19.1 8.1-39.0
Some College + 123 117 91.7 75.6-97.6 6 8.3 2.4-24.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 124 93.2 79.1-98.1 6 6.8 1.9-20.9
$50,000+ 76 72 90.2 69.8-97.3 4 9.8 2.7-30.2

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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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