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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 could not afford to pay for the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,186 1,185 36.0 33.4-38.8 2,001 64.0 61.2-66.6
-WHITES 2,506 869 34.1 31.2-37.1 1,637 65.9 62.9-68.8
GENDER
Male 913 246 28.3 24.2-32.8 667 71.7 67.2-75.8
Female 1,593 623 39.1 35.2-43.0 970 60.9 57.0-64.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 20 51.2 29.2-72.7 29 48.8 27.3-70.8
Non-Hispanic 2,456 848 33.6 30.8-36.6 1,608 66.4 63.4-69.2
AGE
18-24 68 22 30.6 17.8-47.3 46 69.4 52.7-82.2
25-34 245 85 33.4 26.2-41.5 160 66.6 58.5-73.8
35-44 462 163 36.1 30.6-41.9 299 63.9 58.1-69.4
45-54 619 232 35.9 31.0-41.2 387 64.1 58.8-69.0
55-64 583 215 36.2 31.0-41.8 368 63.8 58.2-69.0
65+ 517 149 27.4 22.6-32.8 368 72.6 67.2-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 137 63.8 52.9-73.4 95 36.2 26.6-47.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 295 45.6 39.6-51.8 366 54.4 48.2-60.4
Some Post-H.S. 739 257 30.2 25.4-35.5 482 69.8 64.5-74.6
College Graduate 871 179 18.5 15.2-22.3 692 81.5 77.7-84.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 173 67.9 58.7-75.9 83 32.1 24.1-41.3
$15,000- 24,999 384 241 68.2 61.0-74.6 143 31.8 25.4-39.0
$25,000- 34,999 260 122 44.8 35.7-54.2 138 55.2 45.8-64.3
$35,000-49,999 331 104 36.3 29.1-44.3 227 63.7 55.7-70.9
$50,000- 74,999 378 93 26.8 20.8-33.7 285 73.2 66.3-79.2
$75,000+ 585 48 8.7 6.0-12.4 537 91.3 87.6-94.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,069 520 52.0 47.2-56.7 549 48.0 43.3-52.8
No 1,427 344 23.0 19.9-26.5 1,083 77.0 73.5-80.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 57 18.4 13.2-25.1 223 81.6 74.9-86.8
Non-Veteran 2,226 812 36.0 32.9-39.2 1,414 64.0 60.8-67.1

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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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