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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 could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-FEMALES 2,104 879 41.7 38.4-45.0 1,225 58.3 55.0-61.6
RACE
White 1,593 623 39.1 35.2-43.0 970 60.9 57.0-64.8
African American 381 201 51.7 44.7-58.6 180 48.3 41.4-55.3
Other Minorities 117 49 40.9 28.2-54.9 68 59.1 45.1-71.8
AGE
18-24 46 20 47.8 28.1-68.3 26 52.2 31.7-71.9
25-34 244 100 39.0 31.5-47.1 144 61.0 52.9-68.5
35-44 394 162 41.2 35.1-47.5 232 58.8 52.5-64.9
45-54 507 235 43.5 38.0-49.1 272 56.5 50.9-62.0
55-64 477 212 43.7 37.9-49.7 265 56.3 50.3-62.1
65+ 417 146 35.9 30.0-42.2 271 64.1 57.8-70.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 114 61.5 47.4-73.9 77 38.5 26.1-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 581 291 52.7 46.1-59.1 290 47.3 40.9-53.9
Some Post-H.S. 633 280 41.7 36.1-47.4 353 58.3 52.6-63.9
College Graduate 697 193 26.5 22.2-31.3 504 73.5 68.7-77.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 199 68.0 59.6-75.4 97 32.0 24.6-40.4
$15,000- 24,999 361 238 67.0 59.3-73.9 123 33.0 26.1-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 209 110 57.4 48.0-66.2 99 42.6 33.8-52.0
$35,000- 49,999 283 102 38.6 30.5-47.3 181 61.4 52.7-69.5
$50,000- 74,999 279 86 30.7 24.1-38.1 193 69.3 61.9-75.9
$75,000+ 387 43 12.1 8.5-17.0 344 87.9 83.0-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 943 522 57.4 52.0-62.5 421 42.6 37.5-48.0
No 1,152 352 30.4 26.6-34.4 800 69.6 65.6-73.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 13 17.7 9.1-31.5 34 82.3 68.5-90.9
Non-Veteran 2,057 866 42.1 38.8-45.5 1,191 57.9 54.5-61.2

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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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