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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-WHITES

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,048 1,795 59.6 56.8-62.4 507 17.6 15.5-19.9 257 8.6 7.1-10.5 174 5.4 4.4- 6.5 315 8.8 7.5-10.3
-WHITES 2,387 1,359 57.4 54.3-60.5 409 18.5 16.0-21.2 202 9.1 7.3-11.2 149 5.8 4.7- 7.0 268 9.2 7.8-10.9
GENDER
Male 864 453 53.0 47.8-58.0 148 19.0 15.0-23.8 81 10.6 7.6-14.7 65 6.4 4.7- 8.5 117 11.0 8.7-14.0
Female 1,523 906 61.2 57.3-64.9 261 18.0 15.2-21.2 121 7.8 6.1-10.0 84 5.2 4.0- 6.9 151 7.7 6.2- 9.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 46 34 78.8 54.3-92.1 6 16.1 4.6-43.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.0 1.3-11.4
Non-Hispanic 2,340 1,324 56.8 53.6-60.0 403 18.5 16.1-21.3 200 9.3 7.5-11.5 149 5.9 4.8- 7.2 264 9.4 7.9-11.1
AGE
18-24 65 45 69.3 52.7-82.1 10 19.5 9.0-37.2 5 6.7 2.5-16.9 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 2 2.3 0.5-10.4
25-34 237 131 54.5 46.2-62.5 47 21.7 15.5-29.5 21 10.0 5.9-16.3 19 5.9 3.5- 9.8 19 8.0 4.8-13.0
35-44 438 271 60.3 54.0-66.3 79 16.4 12.5-21.2 26 8.6 4.7-15.1 24 6.3 3.9- 9.9 38 8.5 5.9-12.0
45-54 599 314 52.1 46.7-57.4 106 19.8 15.7-24.6 64 10.7 7.5-15.2 44 6.7 4.8- 9.3 71 10.7 7.9-14.3
55-64 558 300 54.5 48.7-60.2 94 17.0 13.1-21.9 50 8.4 5.9-11.9 34 6.0 3.8- 9.3 80 14.0 10.3-18.7
65+ 480 292 59.4 53.4-65.1 72 15.9 11.9-21.0 36 9.0 6.2-13.0 22 5.0 2.9- 8.3 58 10.7 7.5-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 141 64.4 53.3-74.1 39 17.7 10.5-28.2 13 6.8 3.1-14.2 15 4.7 2.4- 9.2 14 6.5 3.0-13.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 624 360 58.0 51.6-64.2 99 17.4 12.5-23.7 60 10.0 6.9-14.4 42 6.3 4.3- 9.1 63 8.2 5.7-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 702 404 58.3 52.0-64.3 115 16.3 12.3-21.3 52 9.9 6.1-15.7 41 5.3 3.6- 7.8 90 10.2 7.6-13.4
College Graduate 836 452 53.9 49.2-58.5 156 21.4 17.6-25.8 76 8.4 6.3-11.2 51 6.1 4.3- 8.5 101 10.2 7.9-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 169 70.8 62.3-78.1 31 10.2 6.4-15.9 11 4.7 2.3- 9.4 13 6.7 3.5-12.3 21 7.6 3.8-14.6
$15,000- 24,999 369 227 62.6 54.6-69.9 63 16.3 11.6-22.3 29 10.7 6.1-18.3 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 31 6.7 4.2-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 247 144 54.1 43.8-64.1 45 25.0 15.6-37.5 16 6.1 2.8-12.8 13 5.4 2.6-10.8 29 9.5 5.6-15.6
$35,000-49,999 315 169 54.7 46.6-62.5 56 18.3 12.4-26.2 34 11.5 7.0-18.3 26 6.5 4.0-10.4 30 9.0 5.4-14.6
$50,000- 74,999 361 176 47.2 40.1-54.4 75 22.1 17.0-28.2 29 9.5 5.4-16.2 30 8.8 5.7-13.3 51 12.4 8.7-17.4
$75,000+ 568 315 57.8 51.5-63.8 98 18.9 14.3-24.5 55 9.7 6.4-14.5 35 5.6 3.7- 8.5 65 8.0 5.8-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,010 649 65.1 60.3-69.6 144 14.0 10.8-18.0 75 7.7 5.5-10.8 56 5.6 4.1- 7.6 86 7.6 5.6-10.2
No 1,367 704 52.9 48.7-57.1 261 20.9 17.5-24.6 127 10.0 7.6-13.0 93 5.9 4.5- 7.6 182 10.3 8.4-12.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 140 50.1 41.4-58.8 44 17.8 11.8-26.0 18 9.5 4.5-18.7 18 6.7 3.7-11.8 42 16.0 10.6-23.4
Non-Veteran 2,125 1,219 58.3 54.9-61.6 365 18.6 15.9-21.5 184 9.1 7.2-11.3 131 5.7 4.6- 7.0 226 8.4 7.0-10.1

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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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