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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 491 127 24.0 18.9-29.9 364 76.0 70.1-81.1
GENDER
Male 114 38 27.7 17.8-40.5 76 72.3 59.5-82.2
Female 377 89 21.5 16.6-27.3 288 78.5 72.7-83.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 45.2 7.4-89.5 2 54.8 10.5-92.6
Non-Hispanic 486 125 24.0 18.9-30.0 361 76.0 70.0-81.1
AGE
18-24 9 1 9.9 1.2-49.6 8 90.1 50.4-98.8
25-34 65 15 19.6 10.8-32.9 50 80.4 67.1-89.2
35-44 80 17 27.0 15.6-42.4 63 73.0 57.6-84.4
45-54 149 47 30.1 20.4-42.0 102 69.9 58.0-79.6
55-64 114 28 20.1 12.3-31.2 86 79.9 68.8-87.7
65+ 70 17 29.9 17.5-46.0 53 70.1 54.0-82.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 11 20.7 10.1-37.8 38 79.3 62.2-89.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 46 27.5 17.4-40.6 104 72.5 59.4-82.6
Some Post-H.S. 144 38 26.8 18.1-37.8 106 73.2 62.2-81.9
College Graduate 148 32 17.1 11.3-25.0 116 82.9 75.0-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 34 31.7 21.4-44.1 62 68.3 55.9-78.6
$15,000- 24,999 106 25 32.8 20.7-47.7 81 67.2 52.3-79.3
$25,000- 34,999 50 8 14.5 5.3-34.1 42 85.5 65.9-94.7
$35,000-49,999 60 12 13.0 5.9-26.1 48 87.0 73.9-94.1
$50,000- 74,999 58 16 30.0 16.4-48.3 42 70.0 51.7-83.6
$75,000+ 65 13 17.9 9.6-30.9 52 82.1 69.1-90.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 239 72 29.3 21.4-38.7 167 70.7 61.3-78.6
No 251 55 20.2 14.3-27.8 196 79.8 72.2-85.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 22 45.9 27.1-65.9 25 54.1 34.1-72.9
Non-Veteran 444 105 21.5 16.4-27.5 339 78.5 72.5-83.6

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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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