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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Prescription Medication Adherence

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-Guilford County 163 100 63.6 53.8-72.3 29 16.1 10.5-24.0 6 3.5 1.4- 8.6 11 7.1 3.5-13.9 17 9.7 5.6-16.2
GENDER
Male 50 30 59.8 42.1-75.2 7 15.8 7.0-32.0 3 4.3 1.3-13.5 5 11.8 4.4-28.2 5 8.3 2.9-21.5
Female 113 70 66.0 54.6-75.7 22 16.3 9.9-25.7 3 3.0 0.7-11.5 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 12 10.5 5.6-19.1
RACE
White 123 71 58.7 47.3-69.2 22 18.5 11.4-28.4 5 3.1 1.2- 7.9 11 9.5 4.7-18.3 14 10.2 5.5-18.3
Other 40 29 77.9 59.8-89.4 7 9.2 3.8-20.7 1 4.8 0.7-27.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.1 2.5-23.2
AGE
18-44 50 31 66.5 50.4-79.6 7 11.9 5.3-24.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 4 8.2 2.8-21.7 7 10.9 4.8-23.1
45+ 111 68 60.6 49.8-70.5 22 21.0 13.1-31.8 5 4.9 1.9-12.1 7 6.1 2.8-12.8 9 7.5 3.7-14.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 25 56.0 38.5-72.1 9 20.0 9.4-37.6 2 3.4 0.6-16.4 3 9.7 2.3-33.1 4 11.0 4.0-27.1
Some College + 119 74 65.5 54.2-75.3 20 15.1 9.0-24.4 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 8 6.4 2.9-13.7 13 9.3 4.9-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 50 69.7 55.2-81.1 15 16.2 8.4-29.0 5 7.4 2.6-19.3 4 4.4 1.5-12.1 3 2.3 0.6- 7.9
$50,000+ 74 43 60.2 46.1-72.8 11 14.3 7.3-26.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.2 7 10.4 4.4-22.7 12 13.8 7.1-24.9

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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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