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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-MALES

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-MALES 4,110 3,717 89.3 87.4-90.9 393 10.7 9.1-12.6
RACE
White 3,322 3,023 90.5 88.5-92.2 299 9.5 7.8-11.5
African American 509 456 89.7 85.0-93.1 53 10.3 6.9-15.0
Other Minorities 255 217 80.9 71.8-87.6 38 19.1 12.4-28.2
AGE
18-24 147 122 82.7 73.1-89.4 25 17.3 10.6-26.9
25-34 320 280 86.6 80.4-91.1 40 13.4 8.9-19.6
35-44 560 507 91.1 87.7-93.6 53 8.9 6.4-12.3
45-54 817 741 90.4 87.2-92.9 76 9.6 7.1-12.8
55-64 995 913 92.9 90.7-94.6 82 7.1 5.4- 9.3
65+ 1,249 1,135 91.0 88.7-92.8 114 9.0 7.2-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 525 475 89.3 84.7-92.6 50 10.7 7.4-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,127 1,022 86.4 81.5-90.1 105 13.6 9.9-18.5
Some Post-H.S. 919 843 92.8 89.7-95.1 76 7.2 4.9-10.3
College Graduate 1,533 1,371 89.6 87.2-91.5 162 10.4 8.5-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 314 83.7 74.6-89.9 38 16.3 10.1-25.4
$15,000- 24,999 598 545 90.6 86.2-93.7 53 9.4 6.3-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 453 415 88.7 81.9-93.2 38 11.3 6.8-18.1
$35,000- 49,999 541 492 92.1 88.4-94.6 49 7.9 5.4-11.6
$50,000- 74,999 604 550 92.3 88.7-94.8 54 7.7 5.2-11.3
$75,000+ 1,113 1,012 90.5 87.4-92.9 101 9.5 7.1-12.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,516 1,395 89.7 86.0-92.6 121 10.3 7.4-14.0
No 2,573 2,304 89.0 86.8-90.9 269 11.0 9.1-13.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,413 1,298 92.6 90.4-94.3 115 7.4 5.7- 9.6
Non-Veteran 2,695 2,417 88.2 85.8-90.2 278 11.8 9.8-14.2

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^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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