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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-MALES 1,073 484 48.4 43.6-53.2 589 51.6 46.8-56.4
RACE
White 905 413 48.6 43.7-53.6 492 51.4 46.4-56.3
African American 115 49 44.3 30.6-59.0 66 55.7 41.0-69.4
Other Minorities 50 21 52.4 30.3-73.5 29 47.6 26.5-69.7
AGE
18-24 39 20 58.0 37.1-76.4 19 42.0 23.6-62.9
25-34 100 54 59.8 47.3-71.2 46 40.2 28.8-52.7
35-44 198 86 45.4 36.5-54.6 112 54.6 45.4-63.5
45-54 292 137 45.5 38.0-53.3 155 54.5 46.7-62.0
55-64 250 109 41.2 32.7-50.2 141 58.8 49.8-67.3
65+ 190 77 37.9 29.2-47.3 113 62.1 52.7-70.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 37 28.9 18.9-41.4 81 71.1 58.6-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 280 120 48.1 38.3-58.1 160 51.9 41.9-61.7
Some Post-H.S. 304 152 49.9 40.6-59.2 152 50.1 40.8-59.4
College Graduate 370 174 55.1 47.9-62.1 196 44.9 37.9-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 25 36.5 20.9-55.5 63 63.5 44.5-79.1
$15,000- 24,999 170 59 33.6 24.1-44.6 111 66.4 55.4-75.9
$25,000- 34,999 117 51 51.2 36.7-65.6 66 48.8 34.4-63.3
$35,000- 49,999 132 58 41.9 30.4-54.4 74 58.1 45.6-69.6
$50,000- 74,999 177 95 54.2 44.0-64.0 82 45.8 36.0-56.0
$75,000+ 287 152 54.7 45.6-63.4 135 45.3 36.6-54.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 442 198 46.2 39.5-52.9 244 53.8 47.1-60.5
No 627 284 49.5 43.2-56.0 343 50.5 44.0-56.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 131 46.4 38.2-54.9 162 53.6 45.1-61.8
Non-Veteran 780 353 48.8 43.2-54.5 427 51.2 45.5-56.8

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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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