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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-Guilford County 170 36 20.4 14.1-28.7 134 79.6 71.3-85.9
GENDER
Male 54 10 16.4 8.2-30.3 44 83.6 69.7-91.8
Female 116 26 23.1 14.8-34.0 90 76.9 66.0-85.2
RACE
White 130 30 23.0 15.3-33.0 100 77.0 67.0-84.7
Other 40 6 12.6 5.3-27.4 34 87.4 72.6-94.7
AGE
18-44 49 11 19.4 10.1-34.1 38 80.6 65.9-89.9
45+ 119 25 21.8 14.5-31.5 94 78.2 68.5-85.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 10 22.2 11.3-39.0 34 77.8 61.0-88.7
Some College + 125 26 20.0 12.8-29.9 99 80.0 70.1-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 12 11.5 5.7-22.0 65 88.5 78.0-94.3
$50,000+ 76 21 27.7 17.4-41.1 55 72.3 58.9-82.6

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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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