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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,187 1,225 35.6 32.9-38.4 1,962 64.4 61.6-67.1
-MALES 1,080 384 34.6 30.1-39.3 696 65.4 60.7-69.9
RACE
White 911 318 32.3 27.9-37.0 593 67.7 63.0-72.1
African American 115 43 46.0 31.5-61.1 72 54.0 38.9-68.5
Other Minorities 51 21 35.2 17.5-58.2 30 64.8 41.8-82.5
AGE
18-24 40 11 37.8 20.0-59.6 29 62.2 40.4-80.0
25-34 99 24 25.9 15.7-39.7 75 74.1 60.3-84.3
35-44 197 55 28.0 20.6-36.9 142 72.0 63.1-79.4
45-54 294 119 41.8 34.3-49.8 175 58.2 50.2-65.7
55-64 254 93 35.0 27.1-43.7 161 65.0 56.3-72.9
65+ 192 80 43.8 34.8-53.3 112 56.2 46.7-65.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 47 30.2 20.8-41.5 75 69.8 58.5-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 282 97 33.6 24.4-44.1 185 66.4 55.9-75.6
Some Post-H.S. 305 113 33.7 25.9-42.5 192 66.3 57.5-74.1
College Graduate 370 127 38.3 31.0-46.1 243 61.7 53.9-69.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 30 22.1 13.2-34.4 60 77.9 65.6-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 170 52 29.9 20.8-41.1 118 70.1 58.9-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 118 44 35.3 21.5-52.0 74 64.7 48.0-78.5
$35,000- 49,999 133 49 42.4 30.6-55.1 84 57.6 44.9-69.4
$50,000- 74,999 179 70 34.7 26.2-44.2 109 65.3 55.8-73.8
$75,000+ 286 97 27.1 20.7-34.5 189 72.9 65.5-79.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 446 176 36.4 30.4-43.0 270 63.6 57.0-69.6
No 630 207 33.6 27.6-40.2 423 66.4 59.8-72.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 114 34.0 26.7-42.3 182 66.0 57.7-73.3
Non-Veteran 784 270 34.7 29.4-40.3 514 65.3 59.7-70.6

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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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