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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-MALES 1,064 301 24.4 21.0-28.3 763 75.6 71.7-79.0
RACE
White 898 250 24.7 21.0-28.9 648 75.3 71.1-79.0
African American 114 38 27.7 17.8-40.5 76 72.3 59.5-82.2
Other Minorities 50 12 16.5 7.1-33.9 38 83.5 66.1-92.9
AGE
18-24 40 8 12.8 5.8-25.9 32 87.2 74.1-94.2
25-34 98 21 25.0 15.4-37.9 77 75.0 62.1-84.6
35-44 195 50 22.9 16.3-31.3 145 77.1 68.7-83.7
45-54 287 84 27.4 21.3-34.5 203 72.6 65.5-78.7
55-64 248 75 26.5 19.9-34.4 173 73.5 65.6-80.1
65+ 192 63 35.0 26.8-44.3 129 65.0 55.7-73.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 36 23.3 15.3-33.8 83 76.7 66.2-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 83 24.3 17.7-32.4 196 75.7 67.6-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 299 84 23.7 17.8-30.9 215 76.3 69.1-82.2
College Graduate 366 98 25.7 19.7-32.8 268 74.3 67.2-80.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 23 18.0 10.6-28.8 66 82.0 71.2-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 169 50 30.5 21.3-41.5 119 69.5 58.5-78.7
$25,000- 34,999 115 30 19.9 12.1-30.9 85 80.1 69.1-87.9
$35,000- 49,999 130 44 31.4 21.0-44.1 86 68.6 55.9-79.0
$50,000- 74,999 175 54 34.9 25.8-45.4 121 65.1 54.6-74.2
$75,000+ 284 74 17.9 13.3-23.8 210 82.1 76.2-86.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 440 139 29.4 23.8-35.7 301 70.6 64.3-76.2
No 620 161 21.8 17.6-26.7 459 78.2 73.3-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 90 33.8 26.2-42.3 204 66.2 57.7-73.8
Non-Veteran 770 211 22.1 18.3-26.3 559 77.9 73.7-81.7

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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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