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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

You could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 496 242 42.5 35.8-49.4 254 57.5 50.6-64.2
GENDER
Male 115 41 28.5 18.6-40.9 74 71.5 59.1-81.4
Female 381 201 51.7 44.7-58.6 180 48.3 41.4-55.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 37.4 5.1-87.0 3 62.6 13.0-94.9
Non-Hispanic 491 240 42.1 35.4-49.0 251 57.9 51.0-64.6
AGE
18-24 9 2 12.3 2.3-45.3 7 87.7 54.7-97.7
25-34 65 27 40.2 26.0-56.3 38 59.8 43.7-74.0
35-44 82 46 54.6 41.0-67.6 36 45.4 32.4-59.0
45-54 149 77 42.8 32.0-54.3 72 57.2 45.7-68.0
55-64 115 57 46.2 32.8-60.1 58 53.8 39.9-67.2
65+ 72 31 44.9 30.5-60.2 41 55.1 39.8-69.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 32 63.8 44.0-79.9 18 36.2 20.1-56.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 151 83 41.7 28.8-55.8 68 58.3 44.2-71.2
Some Post-H.S. 146 76 42.8 32.3-53.9 70 57.2 46.1-67.7
College Graduate 149 51 35.7 25.0-47.9 98 64.3 52.1-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 64 69.1 56.7-79.2 32 30.9 20.8-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 106 64 48.9 35.8-62.2 42 51.1 37.8-64.2
$25,000- 34,999 51 28 52.8 31.0-73.6 23 47.2 26.4-69.0
$35,000-49,999 61 31 51.4 32.0-70.4 30 48.6 29.6-68.0
$50,000- 74,999 58 20 32.1 18.7-49.2 38 67.9 50.8-81.3
$75,000+ 66 11 21.4 11.3-36.9 55 78.6 63.1-88.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 241 140 54.0 44.4-63.3 101 46.0 36.7-55.6
No 253 101 34.2 26.0-43.6 152 65.8 56.4-74.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 12 15.6 6.9-31.6 35 84.4 68.4-93.1
Non-Veteran 449 230 45.5 38.2-53.0 219 54.5 47.0-61.8

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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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