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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 660 174 26.6 22.3-31.5 473 71.1 66.1-75.6 13 2.3 1.1- 4.6
GENDER
Male 244 56 24.7 18.1-32.7 182 71.7 63.4-78.7 6 3.7 1.4- 9.4
Female 416 118 28.0 22.5-34.4 291 70.7 64.4-76.4 7 1.2 0.6- 2.7
RACE
White 492 134 29.9 24.7-35.7 347 67.7 61.8-73.0 11 2.5 1.1- 5.2
Other 162 40 20.5 13.4-29.9 121 79.2 69.8-86.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
AGE
18-44 150 51 28.8 21.0-38.2 95 68.2 58.6-76.5 4 2.9 1.0- 8.6
45+ 501 121 25.1 21.0-29.8 371 73.1 68.4-77.4 9 1.8 0.9- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 46 21.1 15.2-28.5 166 78.3 70.9-84.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
Some College + 445 127 28.6 23.2-34.7 307 68.5 62.2-74.1 11 2.9 1.4- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 78 25.0 18.7-32.6 216 73.9 66.3-80.3 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0
$50,000+ 275 78 29.3 22.9-36.7 191 67.5 59.9-74.2 6 3.2 1.2- 8.4

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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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