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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 570 168 31.1 25.8-37.0 400 68.3 62.4-73.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7
GENDER
Male 191 50 28.3 19.8-38.6 140 70.7 60.4-79.3 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6
Female 379 118 33.5 27.1-40.5 260 66.3 59.3-72.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
RACE
White 391 106 31.6 25.2-38.8 285 68.4 61.2-74.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other 175 59 29.6 20.9-40.1 114 69.1 58.6-77.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.5
AGE
18-44 143 49 32.7 23.6-43.2 93 66.5 55.9-75.6 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
45+ 423 118 29.7 24.8-35.3 304 70.0 64.5-75.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 39 25.2 16.3-36.7 116 74.8 63.3-83.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 412 129 34.2 27.9-41.1 281 65.0 58.1-71.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 59 26.3 19.4-34.8 155 73.7 65.2-80.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 263 83 32.6 25.4-40.7 178 66.3 58.2-73.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3

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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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