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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-Guilford County 173 85 55.7 46.0-64.9 88 44.3 35.1-54.0
GENDER
Male 55 32 61.0 44.2-75.5 23 39.0 24.5-55.8
Female 118 53 52.3 40.6-63.6 65 47.7 36.4-59.4
RACE
White 133 68 58.2 47.5-68.3 65 41.8 31.7-52.5
Other 40 17 47.7 27.3-68.9 23 52.3 31.1-72.7
AGE
18-44 51 27 62.8 46.9-76.4 24 37.2 23.6-53.1
45+ 120 58 49.5 39.4-59.5 62 50.5 40.5-60.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 21 43.2 28.1-59.8 24 56.8 40.2-71.9
Some College + 127 63 58.9 47.8-69.3 64 41.1 30.7-52.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 32 48.3 32.8-64.1 46 51.7 35.9-67.2
$50,000+ 78 45 62.9 49.6-74.6 33 37.1 25.4-50.4

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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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