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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-Iredell County 315 89 29.4 23.3-36.3 224 70.4 63.5-76.5 2 0.2 0.1- 0.8
GENDER
Male 131 31 27.5 19.1-38.0 99 72.3 61.8-80.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Female 184 58 31.4 23.3-40.9 125 68.4 58.9-76.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
RACE
White 278 74 31.6 24.8-39.2 202 68.2 60.5-74.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0
Other 35 14 19.7 9.6-36.4 21 80.3 63.6-90.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 85 31 28.8 19.6-40.2 54 71.2 59.8-80.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 229 58 30.1 23.3-37.9 169 69.5 61.6-76.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 45 30.7 21.6-41.6 101 69.1 58.2-78.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Some College + 168 44 28.3 20.5-37.5 123 71.5 62.3-79.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 45 28.7 20.2-39.1 121 70.8 60.5-79.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
$50,000+ 114 33 29.8 20.8-40.5 81 70.2 59.5-79.2 0 0.0 . - .

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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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