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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-Mecklenburg County 165 69 46.1 35.0-57.7 96 53.9 42.3-65.0
GENDER
Male 49 21 49.7 30.0-69.5 28 50.3 30.5-70.0
Female 116 48 43.8 31.5-56.9 68 56.2 43.1-68.5
RACE
White 104 46 44.7 31.5-58.8 58 55.3 41.2-68.5
Other 58 22 48.9 30.1-68.0 36 51.1 32.0-69.9
AGE
18-44 47 23 53.3 34.7-71.0 24 46.7 29.0-65.3
45+ 117 46 38.9 29.0-49.9 71 61.1 50.1-71.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 17 58.2 36.1-77.5 20 41.8 22.5-63.9
Some College + 128 52 42.2 29.9-55.7 76 57.8 44.3-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 20 24.7 14.3-39.2 38 75.3 60.8-85.7
$50,000+ 82 40 53.5 39.3-67.2 42 46.5 32.8-60.7

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*Asked only of those who have NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed 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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