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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 could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-Guilford County 173 50 25.3 18.5-33.5 123 74.7 66.5-81.5
GENDER
Male 55 9 13.4 6.0-27.2 46 86.6 72.8-94.0
Female 118 41 32.9 23.6-43.8 77 67.1 56.2-76.4
RACE
White 133 32 19.9 13.3-28.6 101 80.1 71.4-86.7
Other 40 18 42.0 24.0-62.4 22 58.0 37.6-76.0
AGE
18-44 51 9 13.3 6.4-25.9 42 86.7 74.1-93.6
45+ 120 40 36.9 27.6-47.3 80 63.1 52.7-72.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 19 49.5 33.4-65.7 26 50.5 34.3-66.6
Some College + 127 31 18.8 12.3-27.6 96 81.2 72.4-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 34 41.2 27.6-56.3 44 58.8 43.7-72.4
$50,000+ 78 14 17.3 9.7-28.9 64 82.7 71.1-90.3

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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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