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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-MALES

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-MALES 4,190 1,087 28.4 26.2-30.7 3,027 68.9 66.5-71.2 76 2.7 1.9- 4.0
RACE
White 3,385 917 30.6 28.1-33.1 2,411 67.3 64.7-69.8 57 2.1 1.4- 3.2
African American 515 116 23.7 18.2-30.3 393 74.1 67.4-79.8 6 2.2 0.8- 5.8
Other Minorities 266 51 22.1 14.6-32.1 202 70.1 59.7-78.7 13 7.8 3.5-16.7
AGE
18-24 151 40 27.8 19.2-38.4 103 67.8 57.2-76.9 8 4.4 1.7-10.6
25-34 328 100 28.0 22.2-34.7 217 67.0 59.8-73.4 11 5.0 2.2-11.2
35-44 575 199 33.0 28.3-38.1 358 63.7 58.5-68.5 18 3.3 1.9- 5.7
45-54 829 297 35.8 31.5-40.4 521 62.9 58.4-67.2 11 1.3 0.6- 2.8
55-64 1,010 254 27.5 23.7-31.7 743 71.3 67.1-75.1 13 1.3 0.6- 2.5
65+ 1,273 193 15.6 13.1-18.5 1,065 83.1 80.2-85.7 15 1.2 0.6- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 536 122 26.8 21.5-32.8 401 69.0 62.6-74.8 13 4.2 2.1- 8.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,153 283 28.2 23.8-33.2 845 68.3 63.2-73.1 25 3.4 1.6- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 937 307 33.5 28.7-38.6 612 64.3 59.1-69.1 18 2.2 1.1- 4.5
College Graduate 1,558 374 25.8 22.7-29.1 1,164 72.4 69.0-75.6 20 1.8 1.0- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 90 27.4 20.6-35.4 266 71.6 63.5-78.5 5 1.0 0.2- 4.1
$15,000- 24,999 613 170 29.6 24.2-35.7 429 64.5 57.7-70.7 14 5.9 2.4-13.5
$25,000- 34,999 460 118 27.7 21.4-35.0 334 70.1 62.8-76.6 8 2.2 0.9- 5.0
$35,000- 49,999 549 135 27.3 22.0-33.4 404 70.5 64.3-76.0 10 2.2 1.0- 4.7
$50,000- 74,999 607 179 33.4 28.2-39.1 421 65.7 60.0-70.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.3
$75,000+ 1,133 290 27.5 23.6-31.8 825 70.2 65.8-74.2 18 2.4 1.3- 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,533 448 31.1 27.6-34.9 1,071 67.6 63.8-71.2 14 1.2 0.6- 2.7
No 2,634 635 27.3 24.5-30.3 1,938 69.3 66.2-72.2 61 3.4 2.3- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,435 300 24.0 20.7-27.6 1,120 74.5 70.8-77.8 15 1.5 0.8- 2.9
Non-Veteran 2,753 787 29.8 27.1-32.6 1,905 67.1 64.1-69.9 61 3.1 2.1- 4.7

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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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