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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-Mecklenburg County 568 510 89.9 85.5-93.1 58 10.1 6.9-14.5
GENDER
Male 190 168 89.2 82.1-93.7 22 10.8 6.3-17.9
Female 378 342 90.5 84.3-94.4 36 9.5 5.6-15.7
RACE
White 390 349 89.5 84.6-93.0 41 10.5 7.0-15.4
Other 174 157 90.3 80.7-95.4 17 9.7 4.6-19.3
AGE
18-44 143 127 88.5 79.8-93.7 16 11.5 6.3-20.2
45+ 421 379 91.2 87.8-93.8 42 8.8 6.2-12.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 140 87.4 75.8-93.9 15 12.6 6.1-24.2
Some College + 410 367 91.0 86.8-94.0 43 9.0 6.0-13.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 197 91.6 80.9-96.6 17 8.4 3.4-19.1
$50,000+ 261 229 88.3 82.3-92.4 32 11.7 7.6-17.7

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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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