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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Prescription Medication Adherence

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 78 25 31.0 18.0-48.0 53 69.0 52.0-82.0
Buncombe 70 27 36.1 23.2-51.3 43 63.9 48.7-76.8
Cabarrus 98 43 48.6 36.7-60.6 55 51.4 39.4-63.3
Catawba 71 30 39.2 24.3-56.5 41 60.8 43.5-75.7
Cumberland 74 34 47.9 33.5-62.8 40 52.1 37.2-66.5
Davidson 87 38 37.1 25.8-50.0 49 62.9 50.0-74.2
Durham 137 59 41.5 31.3-52.4 78 58.5 47.6-68.7
Forsyth 53 23 55.5 38.8-71.0 30 44.5 29.0-61.2
Gaston 89 37 46.0 32.0-60.6 52 54.0 39.4-68.0
Guilford 173 85 55.7 46.0-64.9 88 44.3 35.1-54.0
Iredell 85 35 42.1 30.2-54.9 50 57.9 45.1-69.8
Johnston 80 35 44.6 30.6-59.5 45 55.4 40.5-69.4
Mecklenburg 165 69 46.1 35.0-57.7 96 53.9 42.3-65.0
New Hanover 103 41 35.8 25.9-47.1 62 64.2 52.9-74.1
Onslow 73 26 46.8 32.3-61.9 47 53.2 38.1-67.7
Orange 78 39 51.1 35.9-66.1 39 48.9 33.9-64.1
Pitt 68 32 45.3 31.6-59.8 36 54.7 40.2-68.4
Randolph 127 48 39.0 27.8-51.5 79 61.0 48.5-72.2
Robeson 97 42 43.8 30.9-57.5 55 56.2 42.5-69.1
Rowan 97 30 40.1 27.3-54.4 67 59.9 45.6-72.7
Union 95 42 46.6 29.2-64.9 53 53.4 35.1-70.8
Wake 193 96 53.5 43.9-62.8 97 46.5 37.2-56.1
Wayne 90 51 59.0 41.0-74.9 39 41.0 25.1-59.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 797 343 43.4 37.4-49.6 454 56.6 50.4-62.6
Piedmont 1,847 793 45.1 41.5-48.9 1,054 54.9 51.1-58.5
Western NC 524 222 44.1 38.5-49.9 302 55.9 50.1-61.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 334 146 47.0 39.7-54.5 188 53.0 45.5-60.3
Northwest 622 255 44.8 39.5-50.3 367 55.2 49.7-60.5
Charlotte 499 208 42.3 35.3-49.6 291 57.7 50.4-64.7
Greensboro 511 224 49.2 43.0-55.5 287 50.8 44.5-57.0
Southern Regional 275 114 41.7 31.5-52.6 161 58.3 47.4-68.5
Coastal 141 55 31.2 20.3-44.8 86 68.8 55.2-79.7
Wake 460 212 47.2 39.9-54.5 248 52.8 45.5-60.1
Area L 24 9 38.2 19.5-61.1 15 61.8 38.9-80.5
Eastern 302 135 46.2 35.7-57.1 167 53.8 42.9-64.3

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*Asked only of those who have ever NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed medication.

NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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