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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,187 1,225 35.6 32.9-38.4 1,962 64.4 61.6-67.1
-WHITES 2,507 971 34.7 31.9-37.7 1,536 65.3 62.3-68.1
GENDER
Male 911 318 32.3 27.9-37.0 593 67.7 63.0-72.1
Female 1,596 653 36.8 33.2-40.6 943 63.2 59.4-66.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 16 12.6 5.9-24.7 32 87.4 75.3-94.1
Non-Hispanic 2,458 955 35.4 32.5-38.3 1,503 64.6 61.7-67.5
AGE
18-24 68 13 23.4 12.0-40.5 55 76.6 59.5-88.0
25-34 244 73 27.9 21.4-35.4 171 72.1 64.6-78.6
35-44 461 143 31.3 26.0-37.0 318 68.7 63.0-74.0
45-54 619 234 37.4 32.5-42.7 385 62.6 57.3-67.5
55-64 585 251 42.1 36.7-47.7 334 57.9 52.3-63.3
65+ 518 248 48.6 42.9-54.4 270 51.4 45.6-57.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 83 26.2 19.0-35.0 150 73.8 65.0-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 662 254 31.0 25.8-36.7 408 69.0 63.3-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 740 281 35.9 30.3-41.9 459 64.1 58.1-69.7
College Graduate 869 351 39.5 35.1-44.1 518 60.5 55.9-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 257 80 23.2 17.0-30.8 177 76.8 69.2-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 384 126 27.6 21.5-34.5 258 72.4 65.5-78.5
$25,000- 34,999 259 93 36.9 27.3-47.7 166 63.1 52.3-72.7
$35,000-49,999 332 137 42.2 34.8-50.1 195 57.8 49.9-65.2
$50,000- 74,999 378 163 35.6 29.5-42.1 215 64.4 57.9-70.5
$75,000+ 583 232 33.6 28.5-39.1 351 66.4 60.9-71.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,069 422 35.0 30.9-39.4 647 65.0 60.6-69.1
No 1,428 548 34.8 31.0-38.7 880 65.2 61.3-69.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 110 35.3 27.6-43.9 168 64.7 56.1-72.4
Non-Veteran 2,229 861 34.7 31.6-37.8 1,368 65.3 62.2-68.4

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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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