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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 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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 496 189 39.3 32.5-46.5 307 60.7 53.5-67.5
GENDER
Male 115 49 44.3 30.6-59.0 66 55.7 41.0-69.4
Female 381 140 36.0 29.7-42.8 241 64.0 57.2-70.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 58.8 12.1-93.6 2 41.2 6.4-87.9
Non-Hispanic 491 187 39.5 32.7-46.8 304 60.5 53.2-67.3
AGE
18-24 9 4 38.7 9.4-79.3 5 61.3 20.7-90.6
25-34 65 26 42.3 27.8-58.2 39 57.7 41.8-72.2
35-44 82 41 45.8 32.6-59.6 41 54.2 40.4-67.4
45-54 149 52 35.1 24.9-46.8 97 64.9 53.2-75.1
55-64 115 43 37.0 23.9-52.3 72 63.0 47.7-76.1
65+ 72 22 37.6 23.8-53.7 50 62.4 46.3-76.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 17 43.9 26.8-62.6 34 56.1 37.4-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 52 38.0 24.6-53.6 98 62.0 46.4-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 146 56 35.6 25.5-47.1 90 64.4 52.9-74.5
College Graduate 149 64 43.5 32.9-54.7 85 56.5 45.3-67.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 29 34.1 22.9-47.5 68 65.9 52.5-77.1
$15,000- 24,999 106 36 31.8 20.5-45.9 70 68.2 54.1-79.5
$25,000- 34,999 50 19 43.3 22.8-66.4 31 56.7 33.6-77.2
$35,000-49,999 61 25 30.2 16.8-48.2 36 69.8 51.8-83.2
$50,000- 74,999 58 28 44.9 28.5-62.5 30 55.1 37.5-71.5
$75,000+ 66 33 52.9 38.3-67.1 33 47.1 32.9-61.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 242 90 40.9 31.8-50.7 152 59.1 49.3-68.2
No 253 98 38.0 28.7-48.3 155 62.0 51.7-71.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 21 41.3 23.5-61.8 26 58.7 38.2-76.5
Non-Veteran 449 168 39.1 31.9-46.8 281 60.9 53.2-68.1

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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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