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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 483 322 65.5 58.5-71.9 74 17.9 13.0-24.1 38 5.9 3.7- 9.3 17 4.5 2.2- 9.0 32 6.2 4.0- 9.5
GENDER
Male 110 66 61.9 47.8-74.3 21 19.3 11.0-31.6 8 5.0 2.0-12.0 5 7.6 2.8-19.4 10 6.2 2.8-12.9
Female 373 256 67.9 60.6-74.4 53 16.9 11.5-24.1 30 6.6 3.9-10.9 12 2.4 1.2- 4.8 22 6.2 3.6-10.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 41.4 6.0-88.6 1 17.4 1.9-69.2 1 3.8 0.4-28.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 37.4 5.1-87.0
Non-Hispanic 478 320 65.4 58.3-71.8 73 18.0 13.0-24.2 37 6.0 3.7- 9.4 17 4.5 2.2- 9.1 31 6.1 3.9- 9.5
AGE
18-24 9 6 85.8 55.5-96.7 2 9.2 1.7-37.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.0 0.6-31.7
25-34 64 40 59.1 42.4-73.8 11 19.8 8.8-38.8 5 9.5 3.3-24.5 5 7.8 2.4-22.3 3 3.9 1.1-13.1
35-44 80 56 66.1 51.9-77.9 12 22.5 12.5-37.2 4 4.8 1.6-13.3 2 1.7 0.3- 8.3 6 4.9 1.9-11.9
45-54 147 100 67.7 55.1-78.2 20 13.8 7.3-24.7 13 7.4 3.6-14.8 6 6.4 1.6-22.6 8 4.6 2.1- 9.9
55-64 110 72 59.6 44.4-73.2 19 23.2 11.9-40.4 12 6.5 3.1-13.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 5 8.5 2.7-23.7
65+ 69 46 62.6 45.7-76.9 9 12.9 5.1-29.1 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 1 6.3 0.9-32.8 9 16.6 7.9-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 33 54.1 35.4-71.7 4 13.5 4.9-32.2 6 8.9 3.5-20.8 1 8.7 1.3-41.3 6 14.8 5.1-35.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 147 97 67.8 53.5-79.4 19 12.2 5.6-24.8 13 7.2 3.1-16.1 8 6.5 2.2-18.0 10 6.2 2.8-13.3
Some Post-H.S. 143 100 68.5 57.4-77.9 25 21.2 13.3-32.0 9 4.8 1.9-11.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 7 3.9 1.6- 9.2
College Graduate 143 92 63.2 50.8-74.1 26 23.4 13.6-37.1 10 4.3 1.9- 9.4 6 3.6 1.1-10.9 9 5.5 2.5-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 94 68 71.3 58.4-81.5 9 9.3 4.2-19.3 10 9.4 4.0-20.9 3 3.6 1.0-11.9 4 6.4 2.2-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 105 73 68.0 54.7-78.9 13 11.2 5.6-21.0 5 6.9 2.3-19.1 6 4.7 1.8-11.7 8 9.2 3.8-20.8
$25,000- 34,999 50 31 56.4 33.5-76.9 11 27.5 10.3-55.4 4 7.9 1.6-31.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 3 7.5 1.6-28.6
$35,000-49,999 59 39 64.6 42.6-81.8 10 26.8 11.2-51.6 6 4.7 1.6-13.3 1 1.8 0.2-11.7 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0
$50,000- 74,999 56 35 52.7 34.7-70.1 9 21.0 10.0-38.8 5 7.0 2.6-17.1 3 14.6 3.7-42.8 4 4.8 1.5-14.2
$75,000+ 66 41 70.3 56.0-81.4 12 15.2 7.8-27.5 7 6.3 2.1-17.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 5 7.6 2.8-19.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 236 170 69.1 59.2-77.6 30 15.7 9.2-25.4 19 7.1 3.6-13.4 5 2.2 0.7- 7.2 12 5.9 2.7-12.5
No 245 150 62.8 52.8-71.8 44 19.5 13.0-28.3 19 5.1 2.7- 9.6 12 6.2 2.7-13.7 20 6.4 3.7-10.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 29 60.1 37.4-79.1 7 15.4 5.8-35.1 4 8.0 2.2-25.2 3 15.6 3.5-48.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5
Non-Veteran 439 293 66.1 58.8-72.7 67 18.1 12.9-24.8 34 5.7 3.5- 9.3 14 3.3 1.6- 6.8 31 6.7 4.3-10.4

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*Asked only of those who have ever 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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