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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-WHITES 2,461 636 24.7 22.2-27.5 1,825 75.3 72.5-77.8
GENDER
Male 898 250 24.7 21.0-28.9 648 75.3 71.1-79.0
Female 1,563 386 24.7 21.4-28.4 1,177 75.3 71.6-78.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 12 16.7 6.7-35.6 36 83.3 64.4-93.3
Non-Hispanic 2,412 624 25.0 22.4-27.7 1,788 75.0 72.3-77.6
AGE
18-24 68 14 21.7 11.6-37.1 54 78.3 62.9-88.4
25-34 242 41 21.8 15.1-30.4 201 78.2 69.6-84.9
35-44 457 107 21.4 17.1-26.5 350 78.6 73.5-82.9
45-54 605 160 25.6 21.4-30.2 445 74.4 69.8-78.6
55-64 573 175 31.9 26.9-37.3 398 68.1 62.7-73.1
65+ 505 138 28.6 23.6-34.3 367 71.4 65.7-76.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 74 31.4 22.2-42.3 157 68.6 57.7-77.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 649 171 26.3 21.1-32.2 478 73.7 67.8-78.9
Some Post-H.S. 721 183 20.4 16.7-24.6 538 79.6 75.4-83.3
College Graduate 857 207 25.0 21.0-29.5 650 75.0 70.5-79.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 57 21.5 14.6-30.4 197 78.5 69.6-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 378 92 24.3 17.4-33.0 286 75.7 67.0-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 254 68 26.0 19.0-34.5 186 74.0 65.5-81.0
$35,000-49,999 327 99 29.8 23.0-37.7 228 70.2 62.3-77.0
$50,000- 74,999 367 95 29.0 22.8-36.1 272 71.0 63.9-77.2
$75,000+ 578 143 19.4 15.6-23.7 435 80.6 76.3-84.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,051 306 30.6 26.2-35.4 745 69.4 64.6-73.8
No 1,400 329 21.2 18.3-24.5 1,071 78.8 75.5-81.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 76 29.7 22.1-38.6 198 70.3 61.4-77.9
Non-Veteran 2,187 560 24.1 21.5-27.0 1,627 75.9 73.0-78.5

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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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