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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-FEMALES 2,095 874 41.3 38.1-44.6 1,221 58.7 55.4-61.9
RACE
White 1,584 688 43.1 39.3-47.0 896 56.9 53.0-60.7
African American 381 140 36.0 29.7-42.8 241 64.0 57.2-70.3
Other Minorities 117 43 39.3 26.7-53.5 74 60.7 46.5-73.3
AGE
18-24 46 25 40.1 22.8-60.3 21 59.9 39.7-77.2
25-34 242 101 38.4 31.0-46.4 141 61.6 53.6-69.0
35-44 393 184 46.0 39.8-52.3 209 54.0 47.7-60.2
45-54 504 215 42.4 36.9-48.1 289 57.6 51.9-63.1
55-64 476 190 40.0 34.2-46.0 286 60.0 54.0-65.8
65+ 415 151 37.0 31.1-43.3 264 63.0 56.7-68.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 62 29.0 19.6-40.5 129 71.0 59.5-80.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 578 232 43.7 37.2-50.5 346 56.3 49.5-62.8
Some Post-H.S. 630 272 42.0 36.4-47.8 358 58.0 52.2-63.6
College Graduate 694 308 42.5 37.7-47.5 386 57.5 52.5-62.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 291 87 27.5 20.6-35.6 204 72.5 64.4-79.4
$15,000- 24,999 361 126 33.8 26.7-41.6 235 66.2 58.4-73.3
$25,000- 34,999 207 92 41.6 32.9-50.8 115 58.4 49.2-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 283 128 40.6 32.9-48.8 155 59.4 51.2-67.1
$50,000- 74,999 278 133 50.8 43.0-58.5 145 49.2 41.5-57.0
$75,000+ 386 203 52.8 45.9-59.7 183 47.2 40.3-54.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 936 359 36.6 31.8-41.7 577 63.4 58.3-68.2
No 1,151 513 45.0 40.8-49.3 638 55.0 50.7-59.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 20 47.8 29.3-66.9 27 52.2 33.1-70.7
Non-Veteran 2,048 854 41.2 38.0-44.5 1,194 58.8 55.5-62.0

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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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