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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Iím going to read a list of reasons people sometime donít get their medications filled or refilled. Do
any of these reasons apply to you Ö

You did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-Guilford County 174 64 39.9 30.7-50.0 110 60.1 50.0-69.3
GENDER
Male 56 24 46.2 30.0-63.3 32 53.8 36.7-70.0
Female 118 40 35.8 25.7-47.4 78 64.2 52.6-74.3
RACE
White 134 52 41.1 31.1-52.0 82 58.9 48.0-68.9
Other 40 12 36.2 16.7-61.6 28 63.8 38.4-83.3
AGE
18-44 51 24 44.3 28.6-61.3 27 55.7 38.7-71.4
45+ 121 40 36.3 27.0-46.7 81 63.7 53.3-73.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 12 29.1 16.3-46.4 34 70.9 53.6-83.7
Some College + 127 52 43.1 31.9-55.0 75 56.9 45.0-68.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 23 37.8 22.6-55.9 55 62.2 44.1-77.4
$50,000+ 78 33 38.8 26.8-52.4 45 61.2 47.6-73.2

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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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