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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,187 1,225 35.6 32.9-38.4 1,962 64.4 61.6-67.1
-FEMALES 2,107 841 36.5 33.4-39.6 1,266 63.5 60.4-66.6
RACE
White 1,596 653 36.8 33.2-40.6 943 63.2 59.4-66.8
African American 381 138 34.7 28.4-41.5 243 65.3 58.5-71.6
Other Minorities 117 46 40.3 27.7-54.2 71 59.7 45.8-72.3
AGE
18-24 46 12 22.0 9.1-44.1 34 78.0 55.9-90.9
25-34 243 82 33.6 26.5-41.7 161 66.4 58.3-73.5
35-44 394 127 32.3 26.7-38.4 267 67.7 61.6-73.3
45-54 506 187 36.6 31.3-42.2 319 63.4 57.8-68.7
55-64 479 210 43.6 37.8-49.6 269 56.4 50.4-62.2
65+ 420 210 52.7 46.4-58.9 210 47.3 41.1-53.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 65 24.4 16.3-34.8 128 75.6 65.2-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 580 227 31.7 26.4-37.5 353 68.3 62.5-73.6
Some Post-H.S. 635 241 38.9 33.0-45.1 394 61.1 54.9-67.0
College Graduate 697 306 41.8 37.0-46.9 391 58.2 53.1-63.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 100 28.6 22.0-36.3 197 71.4 63.7-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 361 128 33.3 26.5-40.8 233 66.7 59.2-73.5
$25,000- 34,999 208 69 32.0 24.0-41.3 139 68.0 58.7-76.0
$35,000- 49,999 285 118 42.0 34.0-50.6 167 58.0 49.4-66.0
$50,000- 74,999 278 126 38.9 31.9-46.4 152 61.1 53.6-68.1
$75,000+ 387 173 41.6 35.1-48.4 214 58.4 51.6-64.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 945 365 33.9 29.4-38.7 580 66.1 61.3-70.6
No 1,153 473 38.5 34.4-42.8 680 61.5 57.2-65.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 22 45.0 27.2-64.3 25 55.0 35.7-72.8
Non-Veteran 2,060 819 36.3 33.2-39.5 1,241 63.7 60.5-66.8

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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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