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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-FEMALES

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 did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-FEMALES 2,096 630 30.2 27.1-33.5 1,466 69.8 66.5-72.9
RACE
White 1,587 508 32.1 28.3-36.1 1,079 67.9 63.9-71.7
African American 379 90 24.7 19.1-31.4 289 75.3 68.6-80.9
Other Minorities 116 30 27.3 17.5-40.0 86 72.7 60.0-82.5
AGE
18-24 46 11 30.9 13.8-55.6 35 69.1 44.4-86.2
25-34 243 68 28.4 21.5-36.5 175 71.6 63.5-78.5
35-44 393 127 32.5 27.1-38.5 266 67.5 61.5-72.9
45-54 504 146 28.1 23.4-33.5 358 71.9 66.5-76.6
55-64 478 139 28.3 23.2-34.0 339 71.7 66.0-76.8
65+ 413 131 34.4 28.5-40.9 282 65.6 59.1-71.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 45 29.4 16.3-47.0 145 70.6 53.0-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 576 157 25.6 20.8-31.1 419 74.4 68.9-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 632 175 28.8 23.1-35.2 457 71.2 64.8-76.9
College Graduate 696 252 35.7 31.0-40.6 444 64.3 59.4-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 59 21.5 14.8-30.2 238 78.5 69.8-85.2
$15,000- 24,999 358 82 23.5 17.6-30.7 276 76.5 69.3-82.4
$25,000- 34,999 207 49 21.8 15.3-30.1 158 78.2 69.9-84.7
$35,000- 49,999 283 80 25.8 19.5-33.3 203 74.2 66.7-80.5
$50,000- 74,999 276 95 34.3 27.4-41.9 181 65.7 58.1-72.6
$75,000+ 387 167 39.2 32.8-45.9 220 60.8 54.1-67.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 942 254 27.7 22.8-33.1 688 72.3 66.9-77.2
No 1,145 375 32.2 28.3-36.4 770 67.8 63.6-71.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 18 53.4 34.7-71.2 29 46.6 28.8-65.3
Non-Veteran 2,049 612 29.8 26.6-33.1 1,437 70.2 66.9-73.4

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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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