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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-MALES

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-MALES 1,024 545 55.0 50.1-59.8 179 18.2 14.7-22.3 95 10.1 7.4-13.8 72 6.3 4.6- 8.4 133 10.4 8.1-13.1
RACE
White 864 453 53.0 47.8-58.0 148 19.0 15.0-23.8 81 10.6 7.6-14.7 65 6.4 4.7- 8.5 117 11.0 8.7-14.0
African American 110 66 61.9 47.8-74.3 21 19.3 11.0-31.6 8 5.0 2.0-12.0 5 7.6 2.8-19.4 10 6.2 2.8-12.9
Other Minorities 48 24 60.7 38.1-79.4 10 10.0 4.4-21.0 6 14.6 4.2-39.9 2 3.1 0.5-17.2 6 11.7 3.4-33.7
AGE
18-24 39 26 70.2 49.9-84.8 7 18.9 7.4-40.3 2 5.5 1.3-19.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 3 4.3 1.2-14.4
25-34 95 51 55.2 42.1-67.6 16 17.4 9.5-29.6 10 11.7 4.9-25.4 10 9.0 4.5-17.3 8 6.7 3.2-13.4
35-44 186 96 52.4 42.9-61.8 36 16.1 10.6-23.8 18 13.9 7.4-24.5 13 6.0 3.2-10.7 23 11.6 6.6-19.7
45-54 283 143 49.8 41.8-57.7 54 20.7 15.1-27.6 29 11.3 6.6-18.6 20 7.1 3.8-12.8 37 11.2 7.3-16.8
55-64 243 126 52.7 43.5-61.6 41 18.1 11.3-27.6 19 6.0 3.5-10.1 16 6.7 3.6-12.3 41 16.6 10.9-24.5
65+ 175 102 54.8 44.9-64.3 25 17.9 11.1-27.6 17 9.2 5.5-15.0 11 6.8 3.0-14.6 20 11.4 6.5-19.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 117 63 53.3 41.1-65.1 24 17.2 10.9-26.0 8 6.4 2.5-15.4 8 5.9 2.3-14.4 14 17.2 8.7-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 152 58.2 48.0-67.6 39 16.4 9.9-25.9 27 11.6 6.5-19.9 20 6.2 3.3-11.1 30 7.7 4.5-12.6
Some Post-H.S. 288 157 54.7 44.9-64.1 49 18.9 12.5-27.5 26 12.5 6.6-22.3 19 4.7 2.6- 8.4 37 9.3 6.0-14.1
College Graduate 350 172 52.7 45.1-60.1 67 20.0 14.5-27.0 34 8.2 5.2-12.7 25 7.8 4.9-12.3 52 11.3 8.1-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 58 64.2 45.5-79.5 10 10.7 5.1-21.3 6 16.5 4.7-44.2 5 3.9 1.3-11.1 6 4.6 1.8-11.2
$15,000- 24,999 163 95 59.9 48.8-70.2 30 16.9 10.6-25.8 14 13.5 6.6-25.3 8 2.9 1.3- 6.2 16 6.8 3.6-12.5
$25,000- 34,999 111 65 55.7 39.7-70.7 17 25.2 11.7-46.2 8 3.4 1.4- 8.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 18 14.0 7.3-25.0
$35,000- 49,999 128 69 54.2 41.5-66.4 20 16.6 8.4-30.0 15 12.9 6.2-24.9 10 7.3 3.3-15.5 14 9.0 4.1-18.7
$50,000- 74,999 167 73 45.1 34.9-55.6 40 23.2 16.1-32.3 11 7.5 3.0-17.2 19 13.1 7.3-22.4 24 11.2 6.8-17.7
$75,000+ 279 137 50.9 41.7-60.0 47 17.9 11.6-26.6 32 11.6 6.6-19.9 22 6.8 4.1-11.1 41 12.7 8.0-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 420 259 62.7 55.7-69.1 67 15.0 10.6-20.8 27 6.9 4.2-11.2 27 5.5 3.5- 8.5 40 9.9 6.1-15.6
No 600 283 50.9 44.3-57.5 111 19.9 15.2-25.6 68 11.9 8.0-17.1 45 6.7 4.5- 9.8 93 10.7 8.1-13.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 154 52.5 43.8-61.1 47 17.4 11.7-25.1 20 9.3 4.7-17.6 19 8.4 4.3-15.5 36 12.4 7.9-19.1
Non-Veteran 748 391 55.6 49.9-61.2 132 18.4 14.4-23.3 75 10.4 7.2-14.6 53 5.7 4.1- 8.0 97 9.8 7.4-13.0

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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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