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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-FEMALES

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-FEMALES 7,237 2,120 31.3 29.6-33.0 5,039 67.6 65.9-69.3 78 1.1 0.8- 1.5
RACE
White 5,579 1,602 32.2 30.2-34.3 3,917 66.6 64.5-68.6 60 1.2 0.8- 1.7
African American 1,232 385 28.3 24.9-32.1 832 70.6 66.8-74.1 15 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Other Minorities 388 119 28.8 22.5-36.1 266 70.7 63.4-77.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
AGE
18-24 177 46 26.1 17.9-36.3 128 72.8 62.6-81.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.8
25-34 592 244 37.1 32.3-42.2 338 61.6 56.5-66.5 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8
35-44 1,005 394 38.0 34.3-41.9 600 60.7 56.8-64.5 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7
45-54 1,319 509 38.9 35.5-42.3 797 60.1 56.6-63.5 13 1.1 0.5- 2.1
55-64 1,563 480 29.8 26.9-32.8 1,066 68.9 65.8-71.8 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4
65+ 2,501 428 16.8 15.0-18.8 2,049 82.6 80.5-84.5 24 0.6 0.4- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 879 197 27.7 22.0-34.2 668 71.4 64.9-77.1 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,103 586 29.9 26.7-33.3 1,501 69.3 65.9-72.5 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,939 637 34.5 31.2-37.9 1,284 64.6 61.1-67.9 18 0.9 0.4- 2.0
College Graduate 2,304 698 31.2 28.6-33.9 1,576 67.2 64.4-69.9 30 1.6 1.0- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 869 301 36.5 31.8-41.4 560 62.3 57.3-67.1 8 1.2 0.3- 5.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,194 361 34.8 30.5-39.5 823 64.5 59.9-68.9 10 0.6 0.3- 1.5
$25,000- 34,999 767 209 27.5 23.0-32.5 550 71.5 66.5-76.1 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5
$35,000- 49,999 899 286 34.0 29.5-38.9 602 64.7 59.8-69.2 11 1.3 0.6- 2.7
$50,000- 74,999 908 279 30.3 26.4-34.6 619 68.8 64.5-72.8 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0
$75,000+ 1,286 388 32.8 29.3-36.6 883 65.7 61.9-69.3 15 1.5 0.8- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,837 951 39.8 36.8-42.9 1,872 59.7 56.6-62.7 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1
No 4,363 1,159 27.1 25.1-29.2 3,140 71.5 69.5-73.5 64 1.4 0.9- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 47 25.6 17.9-35.3 119 72.0 62.2-80.1 4 2.4 0.7- 7.5
Non-Veteran 7,066 2,073 31.4 29.7-33.2 4,919 67.5 65.7-69.3 74 1.1 0.8- 1.5

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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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