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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness

Does your household have a 3-day supply of prescription medication for each person
who takes prescribed medicines?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
GENDER
Male 4,274 3,605 79.9 77.7-82.0 201 6.5 5.2- 8.1 468 13.6 11.9-15.6
Female 7,376 6,198 78.0 76.2-79.6 448 8.3 7.1- 9.6 730 13.8 12.4-15.2
RACE
White 9,130 7,876 82.2 80.8-83.5 389 5.7 4.9- 6.7 865 12.1 11.0-13.3
African American 1,779 1,416 74.8 71.0-78.3 157 9.5 7.3-12.1 206 15.7 12.8-19.2
Asian 99 68 67.9 53.3-79.6 7 5.7 2.2-13.6 24 26.5 15.5-41.4
Native American 250 207 81.9 72.7-88.4 17 7.5 3.6-15.0 26 10.6 5.9-18.3
Other Minorities 326 185 55.3 46.3-63.9 72 21.5 15.1-29.7 69 23.2 16.3-31.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 387 226 52.4 44.3-60.3 76 21.1 15.2-28.5 85 26.5 19.7-34.6
-English Speaking 223 158 59.8 48.3-70.3 28 19.1 11.0-31.2 37 21.0 13.2-31.8
-Spanish Speaking 164 68 45.0 33.7-57.0 48 23.1 15.4-33.1 48 31.9 21.6-44.3
Non-Hispanic 11,232 9,553 80.8 79.5-82.1 570 6.4 5.6- 7.3 1,109 12.8 11.7-13.9
AGE
18-24 318 219 70.4 63.3-76.7 42 14.9 10.1-21.4 57 14.7 10.5-20.1
25-34 951 619 63.3 58.8-67.6 99 9.7 7.3-12.6 233 27.0 23.0-31.3
35-44 1,638 1,199 72.8 69.8-75.6 129 7.6 6.0- 9.5 310 19.6 17.2-22.3
45-54 2,193 1,802 82.8 80.6-84.8 154 7.4 6.0- 9.0 237 9.8 8.3-11.5
55-64 2,597 2,311 89.9 88.3-91.3 99 3.4 2.6- 4.3 187 6.7 5.6- 8.1
65-74 2,203 2,032 92.8 91.2-94.1 64 3.1 2.2- 4.2 107 4.1 3.1- 5.4
75+ 1,640 1,528 93.2 91.4-94.7 55 4.0 2.8- 5.5 57 2.8 1.9- 4.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,457 1,216 77.2 73.2-80.7 141 12.2 9.7-15.1 100 10.7 8.0-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,322 2,800 76.2 73.0-79.1 218 10.2 8.1-12.7 304 13.6 11.4-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,930 2,463 81.7 79.4-83.9 145 5.7 4.5- 7.3 322 12.6 10.8-14.5
College Graduate 3,924 3,311 79.9 77.7-82.0 145 4.4 3.4- 5.7 468 15.7 13.8-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,246 1,029 79.9 75.7-83.4 119 11.4 8.6-15.0 98 8.7 6.4-11.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,850 1,512 73.1 68.8-77.1 143 11.8 9.0-15.3 195 15.1 12.0-18.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,244 1,039 77.5 72.6-81.7 77 9.9 6.6-14.6 128 12.6 9.8-16.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,466 1,234 77.4 73.3-81.1 72 7.3 5.0-10.5 160 15.2 12.3-18.8
$50,000-74,999 1,551 1,323 81.3 77.8-84.3 58 5.3 3.4- 8.0 170 13.5 11.0-16.4
$75,000+ 2,462 2,120 82.8 80.4-85.0 71 3.1 2.3- 4.1 271 14.1 12.1-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,418 3,976 86.6 84.7-88.3 276 7.5 6.2- 9.1 166 5.9 4.7- 7.2
No 7,032 5,674 75.6 73.8-77.3 350 7.2 6.0- 8.5 1,008 17.3 15.8-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,623 1,427 86.8 84.1-89.1 54 4.2 2.8- 6.2 142 9.0 7.2-11.2
Non-Veteran 10,023 8,373 77.8 76.2-79.2 594 7.9 6.9- 9.0 1,056 14.4 13.1-15.7

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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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