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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Prescription Medication Adherence-WHITES

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 did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,166 1,015 30.7 28.2-33.3 2,151 69.3 66.7-71.8
-WHITES 2,489 841 32.2 29.3-35.1 1,648 67.8 64.9-70.7
GENDER
Male 902 333 32.3 28.1-36.8 569 67.7 63.2-71.9
Female 1,587 508 32.1 28.3-36.1 1,079 67.9 63.9-71.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 18 20.7 10.1-37.6 30 79.3 62.4-89.9
Non-Hispanic 2,440 823 32.5 29.6-35.5 1,617 67.5 64.5-70.4
AGE
18-24 68 13 22.9 11.3-40.9 55 77.1 59.1-88.7
25-34 242 70 30.5 23.3-38.9 172 69.5 61.1-76.7
35-44 461 159 34.4 28.9-40.4 302 65.6 59.6-71.1
45-54 616 203 31.0 26.6-35.8 413 69.0 64.2-73.4
55-64 580 210 35.3 30.2-40.7 370 64.7 59.3-69.8
65+ 510 182 38.1 32.5-43.9 328 61.9 56.1-67.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 230 60 26.3 16.6-39.0 170 73.7 61.0-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 656 200 27.1 22.4-32.3 456 72.9 67.7-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 738 232 31.3 25.8-37.4 506 68.7 62.6-74.2
College Graduate 862 348 39.0 34.6-43.5 514 61.0 56.5-65.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 49 18.8 12.2-27.8 207 81.2 72.2-87.8
$15,000- 24,999 382 101 20.6 16.0-26.3 281 79.4 73.7-84.0
$25,000- 34,999 258 72 24.9 18.3-32.8 186 75.1 67.2-81.7
$35,000-49,999 329 113 34.0 26.9-41.9 216 66.0 58.1-73.1
$50,000- 74,999 372 145 38.4 32.0-45.3 227 61.6 54.7-68.0
$75,000+ 583 244 36.7 31.2-42.6 339 63.3 57.4-68.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,063 324 28.4 24.2-33.1 739 71.6 66.9-75.8
No 1,416 516 34.6 30.9-38.5 900 65.4 61.5-69.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 103 36.9 29.2-45.4 171 63.1 54.6-70.8
Non-Veteran 2,215 738 31.6 28.6-34.8 1,477 68.4 65.2-71.4

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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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