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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-MALES

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 did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-MALES 1,070 385 31.2 27.2-35.5 685 68.8 64.5-72.8
RACE
White 902 333 32.3 28.1-36.8 569 67.7 63.2-71.9
African American 114 37 33.5 21.3-48.3 77 66.5 51.7-78.7
Other Minorities 51 15 18.6 8.8-35.0 36 81.4 65.0-91.2
AGE
18-24 40 8 16.1 6.6-34.5 32 83.9 65.5-93.4
25-34 98 31 31.0 20.7-43.7 67 69.0 56.3-79.3
35-44 197 66 31.1 23.2-40.2 131 68.9 59.8-76.8
45-54 292 107 35.3 28.5-42.7 185 64.7 57.3-71.5
55-64 250 99 35.1 27.6-43.4 151 64.9 56.6-72.4
65+ 189 72 38.7 30.0-48.2 117 61.3 51.8-70.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 36 20.7 13.8-30.0 85 79.3 70.0-86.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 280 94 26.3 19.1-35.0 186 73.7 65.0-80.9
Some Post-H.S. 304 98 32.2 24.4-41.2 206 67.8 58.8-75.6
College Graduate 364 157 40.0 33.2-47.2 207 60.0 52.8-66.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 21 17.5 9.7-29.5 68 82.5 70.5-90.3
$15,000- 24,999 170 53 22.9 16.1-31.4 117 77.1 68.6-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 118 38 28.1 18.0-41.0 80 71.9 59.0-82.0
$35,000- 49,999 131 50 34.5 23.8-47.1 81 65.5 52.9-76.2
$50,000- 74,999 174 73 41.2 31.9-51.2 101 58.8 48.8-68.1
$75,000+ 286 108 33.0 25.5-41.6 178 67.0 58.4-74.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 442 145 27.0 22.0-32.8 297 73.0 67.2-78.0
No 624 239 33.5 28.1-39.4 385 66.5 60.6-71.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 291 112 38.9 31.2-47.2 179 61.1 52.8-68.8
Non-Veteran 779 273 29.3 24.8-34.2 506 70.7 65.8-75.2

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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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