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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of prescription medication for each person
who takes prescribed medicines?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
-Mecklenburg County 579 466 69.2 62.8-74.9 33 8.2 5.0-13.2 80 22.6 17.4-28.8
GENDER
Male 194 156 68.4 57.2-77.7 11 7.4 3.2-16.5 27 24.2 15.7-35.5
Female 385 310 69.9 62.2-76.6 22 8.8 4.7-15.7 53 21.3 15.6-28.5
RACE
White 398 335 75.0 67.6-81.2 19 7.8 4.0-14.7 44 17.2 12.2-23.7
Other 176 128 60.8 49.4-71.1 12 8.0 3.5-17.4 36 31.2 21.5-43.0
AGE
18-44 148 88 52.2 42.0-62.2 14 12.4 6.6-22.1 46 35.4 26.0-46.0
45+ 425 374 86.9 82.6-90.3 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5 33 9.2 6.4-13.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 124 67.9 54.7-78.8 10 11.0 4.6-24.2 20 21.1 12.4-33.6
Some College + 422 340 69.9 62.5-76.4 23 6.9 3.8-12.2 59 23.2 17.1-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 168 66.4 55.9-75.5 14 5.2 2.8- 9.5 32 28.4 19.5-39.3
$50,000+ 269 224 76.0 67.7-82.8 8 4.6 1.7-11.9 37 19.3 13.4-27.1

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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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