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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-FEMALES

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-FEMALES 7,138 6,530 91.8 90.8-92.7 608 8.2 7.3- 9.2
RACE
White 5,501 4,992 91.4 90.3-92.4 509 8.6 7.6- 9.7
African American 1,217 1,151 94.2 91.7-96.0 66 5.8 4.0- 8.3
Other Minorities 382 350 88.7 81.3-93.4 32 11.3 6.6-18.7
AGE
18-24 174 162 93.0 86.6-96.5 12 7.0 3.5-13.4
25-34 585 531 91.3 88.1-93.7 54 8.7 6.3-11.9
35-44 997 916 90.3 87.5-92.5 81 9.7 7.5-12.5
45-54 1,304 1,213 94.1 92.3-95.5 91 5.9 4.5- 7.7
55-64 1,545 1,415 90.8 88.6-92.6 130 9.2 7.4-11.4
65+ 2,454 2,219 91.7 90.3-92.9 235 8.3 7.1- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 792 93.5 90.8-95.4 74 6.5 4.6- 9.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,081 1,924 91.5 89.1-93.4 157 8.5 6.6-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,917 1,756 92.5 90.6-94.1 161 7.5 5.9- 9.4
College Graduate 2,262 2,046 90.9 89.2-92.4 216 9.1 7.6-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 859 792 92.8 89.2-95.2 67 7.2 4.8-10.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,183 1,086 91.8 89.3-93.8 97 8.2 6.2-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 757 705 94.3 91.9-96.1 52 5.7 3.9- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 885 806 90.4 86.2-93.4 79 9.6 6.6-13.8
$50,000- 74,999 894 820 92.7 90.4-94.6 74 7.3 5.4- 9.6
$75,000+ 1,271 1,160 91.2 88.8-93.1 111 8.8 6.9-11.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,815 2,576 90.8 88.7-92.5 239 9.2 7.5-11.3
No 4,287 3,922 92.3 91.1-93.4 365 7.7 6.6- 8.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 155 93.6 87.1-96.9 12 6.4 3.1-12.9
Non-Veteran 6,970 6,374 91.8 90.7-92.7 596 8.2 7.3- 9.3

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^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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