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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 could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-MALES 1,082 306 29.3 25.2-33.7 776 70.7 66.3-74.8
RACE
White 913 246 28.3 24.2-32.8 667 71.7 67.2-75.8
African American 115 41 28.5 18.6-40.9 74 71.5 59.1-81.4
Other Minorities 51 17 39.4 19.6-63.5 34 60.6 36.5-80.4
AGE
18-24 40 8 20.7 8.3-42.9 32 79.3 57.1-91.7
25-34 100 23 24.0 15.0-36.1 77 76.0 63.9-85.0
35-44 198 65 36.7 28.4-45.8 133 63.3 54.2-71.6
45-54 293 87 30.7 23.8-38.7 206 69.3 61.3-76.2
55-64 254 75 32.2 24.5-40.9 179 67.8 59.1-75.5
65+ 193 45 24.3 17.0-33.5 148 75.7 66.5-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 69 58.4 46.2-69.6 53 41.6 30.4-53.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 110 38.5 29.5-48.4 171 61.5 51.6-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 306 78 22.9 16.5-30.7 228 77.1 69.3-83.5
College Graduate 372 49 13.2 8.9-19.0 323 86.8 81.0-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 59 60.8 43.4-75.9 31 39.2 24.1-56.6
$15,000- 24,999 170 90 56.5 45.7-66.7 80 43.5 33.3-54.3
$25,000- 34,999 118 47 34.2 23.1-47.4 71 65.8 52.6-76.9
$35,000- 49,999 134 37 36.9 25.7-49.7 97 63.1 50.3-74.3
$50,000- 74,999 178 35 24.9 16.9-35.1 143 75.1 64.9-83.1
$75,000+ 288 19 7.3 4.0-12.9 269 92.7 87.1-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 447 177 42.8 36.3-49.5 270 57.2 50.5-63.7
No 631 128 22.1 17.3-27.9 503 77.9 72.1-82.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 298 60 17.7 12.8-24.0 238 82.3 76.0-87.2
Non-Veteran 784 246 32.3 27.4-37.6 538 67.7 62.4-72.6

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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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