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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-Guilford County 650 588 91.3 88.0-93.7 62 8.7 6.3-12.0
GENDER
Male 239 215 90.5 84.7-94.2 24 9.5 5.8-15.3
Female 411 373 91.8 87.5-94.7 38 8.2 5.3-12.5
RACE
White 483 434 91.9 88.7-94.2 49 8.1 5.8-11.3
Other 161 148 89.6 80.7-94.7 13 10.4 5.3-19.3
AGE
18-44 147 134 91.8 85.1-95.6 13 8.2 4.4-14.9
45+ 494 446 91.1 87.8-93.6 48 8.9 6.4-12.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 188 85.7 76.5-91.7 23 14.3 8.3-23.5
Some College + 438 399 93.3 90.3-95.5 39 6.7 4.5- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 295 264 88.5 81.6-93.0 31 11.5 7.0-18.4
$50,000+ 271 244 92.0 87.7-94.8 27 8.0 5.2-12.3

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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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