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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-WHITES 2,489 1,101 45.6 42.5-48.8 1,388 54.4 51.2-57.5
GENDER
Male 905 413 48.6 43.7-53.6 492 51.4 46.4-56.3
Female 1,584 688 43.1 39.3-47.0 896 56.9 53.0-60.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 15 47.3 25.5-70.2 33 52.7 29.8-74.5
Non-Hispanic 2,440 1,086 45.6 42.5-48.7 1,354 54.4 51.3-57.5
AGE
18-24 67 36 51.5 35.3-67.4 31 48.5 32.6-64.7
25-34 243 114 46.9 38.9-55.0 129 53.1 45.0-61.1
35-44 461 211 46.8 40.8-52.8 250 53.2 47.2-59.2
45-54 615 289 46.6 41.4-51.9 326 53.4 48.1-58.6
55-64 579 248 41.7 36.3-47.3 331 58.3 52.7-63.7
65+ 512 198 38.0 32.6-43.7 314 62.0 56.3-67.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 73 26.7 18.9-36.3 154 73.3 63.7-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 658 277 46.7 40.5-52.9 381 53.3 47.1-59.5
Some Post-H.S. 734 350 48.1 41.9-54.3 384 51.9 45.7-58.1
College Graduate 867 400 48.7 44.1-53.3 467 51.3 46.7-55.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 73 26.5 18.6-36.2 175 73.5 63.8-81.4
$15,000- 24,999 384 129 30.6 24.2-37.7 255 69.4 62.3-75.8
$25,000- 34,999 258 117 46.8 37.1-56.8 141 53.2 43.2-62.9
$35,000-49,999 330 156 46.6 39.0-54.4 174 53.4 45.6-61.0
$50,000- 74,999 376 192 53.4 46.3-60.3 184 46.6 39.7-53.7
$75,000+ 583 309 54.5 48.4-60.6 274 45.5 39.4-51.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,057 442 40.6 36.1-45.3 615 59.4 54.7-63.9
No 1,422 656 48.9 44.9-53.1 766 51.1 46.9-55.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 125 47.8 39.3-56.4 150 52.2 43.6-60.7
Non-Veteran 2,214 976 45.4 42.1-48.7 1,238 54.6 51.3-57.9

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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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