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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-FEMALES 2,070 507 24.0 21.2-27.0 1,563 76.0 73.0-78.8
RACE
White 1,563 386 24.7 21.4-28.4 1,177 75.3 71.6-78.6
African American 377 89 21.5 16.6-27.3 288 78.5 72.7-83.4
Other Minorities 117 26 20.1 12.0-31.6 91 79.9 68.4-88.0
AGE
18-24 46 11 27.9 13.1-49.8 35 72.1 50.2-86.9
25-34 243 43 17.3 11.9-24.5 200 82.7 75.5-88.1
35-44 389 85 21.8 17.1-27.4 304 78.2 72.6-82.9
45-54 498 129 25.0 20.4-30.2 369 75.0 69.8-79.6
55-64 472 133 30.8 25.5-36.7 339 69.2 63.3-74.5
65+ 404 101 25.5 20.2-31.7 303 74.5 68.3-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 59 35.8 23.5-50.4 132 64.2 49.6-76.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 570 150 26.3 20.7-32.9 420 73.7 67.1-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 619 149 20.6 16.7-25.1 470 79.4 74.9-83.3
College Graduate 688 148 21.4 17.5-25.8 540 78.6 74.2-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 78 27.3 20.1-35.9 216 72.7 64.1-79.9
$15,000- 24,999 356 80 24.6 17.1-33.9 276 75.4 66.1-82.9
$25,000- 34,999 205 49 27.7 19.6-37.6 156 72.3 62.4-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 281 68 20.4 14.9-27.4 213 79.6 72.6-85.1
$50,000- 74,999 271 63 24.1 18.1-31.3 208 75.9 68.7-81.9
$75,000+ 383 89 20.8 16.0-26.6 294 79.2 73.4-84.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 930 256 29.9 24.9-35.4 674 70.1 64.6-75.1
No 1,132 250 19.7 16.9-22.9 882 80.3 77.1-83.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 15 28.9 14.1-50.2 30 71.1 49.8-85.9
Non-Veteran 2,025 492 23.9 21.1-26.9 1,533 76.1 73.1-78.9

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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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