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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Iím going to read a list of reasons people sometime donít get their medications filled or refilled. Do
any of these reasons apply to you Ö

You did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-Mecklenburg County 166 50 26.5 18.6-36.3 116 73.5 63.7-81.4
GENDER
Male 49 17 29.8 15.6-49.3 32 70.2 50.7-84.4
Female 117 33 24.3 16.3-34.6 84 75.7 65.4-83.7
RACE
White 105 36 30.3 19.7-43.5 69 69.7 56.5-80.3
Other 58 14 21.9 11.6-37.4 44 78.1 62.6-88.4
AGE
18-44 49 15 24.8 13.2-41.7 34 75.2 58.3-86.8
45+ 116 35 28.6 20.2-38.8 81 71.4 61.2-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 11 25.6 12.1-46.1 27 74.4 53.9-87.9
Some College + 128 39 26.8 17.8-38.3 89 73.2 61.7-82.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 14 20.6 10.7-35.8 44 79.4 64.2-89.3
$50,000+ 82 29 31.7 20.4-45.7 53 68.3 54.3-79.6

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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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