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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,187 1,225 35.6 32.9-38.4 1,962 64.4 61.6-67.1
-Guilford County 174 65 31.0 23.3-39.8 109 69.0 60.2-76.7
GENDER
Male 56 17 26.2 15.1-41.6 39 73.8 58.4-84.9
Female 118 48 34.1 24.6-45.1 70 65.9 54.9-75.4
RACE
White 134 45 29.0 20.7-39.0 89 71.0 61.0-79.3
Other 40 20 37.2 20.9-57.1 20 62.8 42.9-79.1
AGE
18-44 51 20 32.0 19.7-47.5 31 68.0 52.5-80.3
45+ 121 44 29.6 21.6-39.1 77 70.4 60.9-78.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 18 36.9 22.5-54.0 28 63.1 46.0-77.5
Some College + 127 47 29.4 20.9-39.7 80 70.6 60.3-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 29 30.2 19.2-44.2 49 69.8 55.8-80.8
$50,000+ 78 27 28.5 18.4-41.4 51 71.5 58.6-81.6

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*Asked only of those who have NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed 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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