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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-FEMALES

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-FEMALES 2,024 1,250 63.4 60.2-66.5 328 17.1 14.7-19.8 162 7.4 5.9- 9.2 102 4.6 3.6- 6.0 182 7.5 6.1- 9.1
RACE
White 1,523 906 61.2 57.3-64.9 261 18.0 15.2-21.2 121 7.8 6.1-10.0 84 5.2 4.0- 6.9 151 7.7 6.2- 9.6
African American 373 256 67.9 60.6-74.4 53 16.9 11.5-24.1 30 6.6 3.9-10.9 12 2.4 1.2- 4.8 22 6.2 3.6-10.3
Other Minorities 115 79 73.8 61.5-83.3 14 8.4 4.3-15.8 10 5.8 2.6-12.4 5 4.3 1.2-13.9 7 7.7 2.8-19.6
AGE
18-24 43 31 78.5 58.7-90.3 5 12.1 3.6-34.0 4 4.6 1.3-14.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.6 1 2.4 0.3-15.6
25-34 240 144 58.5 50.2-66.4 48 21.2 15.1-29.0 18 9.7 5.4-16.7 15 4.1 2.2- 7.3 15 6.5 3.5-11.8
35-44 378 256 67.7 61.6-73.3 60 15.9 11.9-20.8 18 4.1 2.4- 6.9 16 5.2 2.8- 9.4 28 7.2 4.6-11.0
45-54 493 292 61.3 55.6-66.7 77 16.6 12.4-21.9 51 8.9 6.4-12.4 31 5.8 3.9- 8.6 42 7.3 5.1-10.3
55-64 457 265 57.8 51.7-63.7 78 19.0 14.7-24.2 47 10.0 6.9-14.4 23 4.2 2.6- 6.4 44 9.0 5.9-13.5
65+ 395 250 62.2 55.6-68.4 58 14.5 10.5-19.8 24 6.6 3.9-10.9 12 3.8 1.8- 7.9 51 12.9 9.0-18.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 132 72.7 58.3-83.5 23 15.9 7.1-31.7 13 6.3 2.7-14.4 8 3.4 1.3- 9.0 10 1.7 0.8- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 552 336 64.6 58.3-70.3 86 14.1 10.5-18.7 51 8.5 5.7-12.4 32 5.9 3.8- 9.1 47 6.9 4.7-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 609 382 64.9 59.2-70.2 96 15.0 11.6-19.2 38 6.1 3.7-10.0 28 4.4 2.8- 6.8 65 9.7 6.9-13.4
College Graduate 675 399 58.4 53.2-63.4 123 21.7 17.4-26.7 59 8.0 5.8-10.9 34 4.2 2.7- 6.6 60 7.7 5.5-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 203 71.6 63.6-78.5 34 9.1 5.8-14.0 18 5.4 2.8-10.4 11 5.5 2.8-10.5 21 8.3 4.4-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 352 237 69.7 62.3-76.1 49 12.4 8.6-17.5 24 6.8 3.8-11.8 18 4.9 2.6- 8.8 24 6.3 3.6-11.0
$25,000- 34,999 201 117 52.2 42.7-61.6 43 26.4 18.4-36.3 13 9.4 4.1-20.1 13 7.5 3.6-15.1 15 4.5 2.4- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 271 154 59.2 50.4-67.6 48 20.0 13.0-29.4 28 7.4 4.6-11.7 20 5.7 3.3- 9.8 21 7.7 4.2-13.5
$50,000- 74,999 270 149 52.3 44.4-60.1 48 20.1 14.6-27.0 24 10.1 5.5-17.8 15 5.5 3.1- 9.7 34 12.1 7.8-18.3
$75,000+ 375 228 65.3 58.6-71.4 65 17.9 13.2-23.7 35 8.1 5.4-11.9 15 3.2 1.5- 6.5 32 5.6 3.6- 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 902 615 69.1 64.0-73.9 116 13.1 9.7-17.5 71 7.3 5.0-10.6 36 4.0 2.6- 6.0 64 6.5 4.5- 9.3
No 1,113 629 59.6 55.4-63.7 209 19.4 16.3-23.0 91 7.6 5.8- 9.8 66 5.2 3.8- 7.0 118 8.2 6.5-10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 25 63.8 45.2-79.1 6 11.0 3.8-28.1 4 6.6 2.1-19.0 3 3.6 1.0-11.5 7 15.0 6.5-30.8
Non-Veteran 1,979 1,225 63.4 60.1-66.6 322 17.2 14.7-19.9 158 7.4 5.9- 9.3 99 4.7 3.6- 6.0 175 7.3 5.9- 9.0

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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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