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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,726 1,607 92.3 89.9-94.1 119 7.7 5.9-10.1
GENDER
Male 509 456 89.7 85.0-93.1 53 10.3 6.9-15.0
Female 1,217 1,151 94.2 91.7-96.0 66 5.8 4.0- 8.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 16 90.9 55.9-98.7 1 9.1 1.3-44.1
Non-Hispanic 1,706 1,588 92.3 89.8-94.1 118 7.7 5.9-10.2
AGE
18-24 67 58 90.0 79.7-95.3 9 10.0 4.7-20.3
25-34 185 167 87.7 78.4-93.4 18 12.3 6.6-21.6
35-44 234 219 95.0 90.7-97.4 15 5.0 2.6- 9.3
45-54 389 367 93.8 87.8-96.9 22 6.2 3.1-12.2
55-64 419 393 93.7 89.9-96.2 26 6.3 3.8-10.1
65+ 413 386 93.9 89.8-96.4 27 6.1 3.6-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 255 95.8 91.9-97.8 18 4.2 2.2- 8.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 556 515 89.6 83.8-93.4 41 10.4 6.6-16.2
Some Post-H.S. 448 425 95.9 93.1-97.6 23 4.1 2.4- 6.9
College Graduate 445 408 90.2 85.0-93.7 37 9.8 6.3-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 323 301 89.0 80.6-94.1 22 11.0 5.9-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 352 329 92.4 86.2-95.9 23 7.6 4.1-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 211 199 94.0 87.8-97.2 12 6.0 2.8-12.2
$35,000-49,999 212 197 91.3 83.6-95.6 15 8.7 4.4-16.4
$50,000- 74,999 179 163 94.4 90.1-96.9 16 5.6 3.1- 9.9
$75,000+ 190 179 95.5 90.8-97.9 11 4.5 2.1- 9.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 747 710 93.9 90.0-96.4 37 6.1 3.6-10.0
No 967 888 91.4 88.1-93.8 79 8.6 6.2-11.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 221 209 95.2 89.6-97.9 12 4.8 2.1-10.4
Non-Veteran 1,504 1,397 91.8 89.1-93.9 107 8.2 6.1-10.9

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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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