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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 259 82 34.4 26.3-43.5 173 64.6 55.4-72.7 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4
GENDER
Male 108 31 28.2 17.9-41.3 75 70.6 57.4-81.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7
Female 151 51 44.4 33.9-55.5 98 54.9 43.9-65.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5
RACE
White 207 69 35.9 26.8-46.1 135 63.5 53.3-72.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
Other 50 12 29.6 14.2-51.7 37 68.0 46.3-84.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.5
AGE
18-44 80 33 34.2 22.3-48.5 46 64.8 50.5-76.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
45+ 176 49 35.2 26.5-45.0 124 63.7 54.0-72.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 37 30.6 19.6-44.5 96 68.7 54.9-79.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6
Some College + 122 45 40.2 30.3-51.1 75 58.2 47.3-68.3 2 1.6 0.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 41 35.9 24.1-49.8 92 63.2 49.3-75.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0
$50,000+ 87 31 38.3 26.3-51.9 55 60.0 46.4-72.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.1

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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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