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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-WHITES

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-WHITES 8,964 2,519 31.4 29.9-33.1 6,328 66.9 65.3-68.5 117 1.6 1.2- 2.2
GENDER
Male 3,385 917 30.6 28.1-33.1 2,411 67.3 64.7-69.8 57 2.1 1.4- 3.2
Female 5,579 1,602 32.2 30.2-34.3 3,917 66.6 64.5-68.6 60 1.2 0.8- 1.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 50 28.1 18.6-40.0 109 70.3 58.4-79.9 3 1.6 0.4- 6.4
Non-Hispanic 8,797 2,468 31.5 30.0-33.2 6,215 66.8 65.2-68.4 114 1.6 1.2- 2.2
AGE
18-24 220 68 32.4 24.4-41.6 145 64.8 55.6-73.0 7 2.8 0.9- 7.9
25-34 605 245 35.8 31.1-40.8 347 62.2 57.1-67.0 13 2.0 0.9- 4.2
35-44 1,175 463 38.9 35.3-42.5 690 59.0 55.3-62.5 22 2.2 1.3- 3.6
45-54 1,629 623 38.3 35.2-41.5 987 60.6 57.4-63.7 19 1.1 0.7- 2.0
55-64 2,042 585 28.8 26.2-31.6 1,436 70.0 67.2-72.7 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0
65+ 3,228 523 16.3 14.6-18.0 2,670 82.7 80.9-84.4 35 1.0 0.6- 1.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 963 234 35.1 29.7-41.0 712 63.2 57.3-68.7 17 1.7 0.8- 3.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,504 666 30.4 27.4-33.7 1,803 67.3 64.0-70.5 35 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,280 744 34.7 31.4-38.2 1,509 64.1 60.7-67.5 27 1.1 0.6- 1.9
College Graduate 3,205 872 28.9 26.7-31.2 2,295 69.6 67.3-71.8 38 1.5 1.0- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 794 258 37.1 31.8-42.7 524 60.9 55.2-66.3 12 2.0 0.7- 5.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,305 384 36.4 32.2-40.8 902 62.1 57.7-66.4 19 1.5 0.8- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 929 260 33.3 28.4-38.6 655 64.7 59.3-69.7 14 2.0 1.0- 4.0
$35,000-49,999 1,152 334 31.5 27.6-35.6 805 67.2 63.0-71.1 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,262 379 33.2 29.6-37.1 871 66.0 62.1-69.7 12 0.7 0.4- 1.5
$75,000+ 2,130 587 29.6 26.7-32.7 1,515 68.6 65.5-71.6 28 1.8 1.1- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,364 1,074 37.6 34.9-40.4 2,268 61.6 58.8-64.3 22 0.8 0.4- 1.5
No 5,558 1,435 28.6 26.7-30.6 4,028 69.4 67.3-71.3 95 2.0 1.4- 2.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,311 281 25.1 21.7-28.9 1,015 73.4 69.6-76.9 15 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Non-Veteran 7,652 2,238 32.4 30.7-34.2 5,312 65.9 64.1-67.7 102 1.6 1.2- 2.3

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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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