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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-New Hanover County 315 105 36.4 29.8-43.6 207 61.7 54.4-68.5 3 1.9 0.3- 9.5
GENDER
Male 113 37 35.5 25.6-46.9 73 60.7 49.0-71.3 3 3.8 0.7-18.1
Female 202 68 37.3 29.0-46.4 134 62.7 53.6-71.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 262 92 41.1 33.6-48.9 169 58.8 51.0-66.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
Other 53 13 20.0 10.3-35.2 38 72.1 53.1-85.5 2 7.9 1.3-35.5
AGE
18-44 67 30 42.6 29.6-56.7 36 53.1 39.0-66.7 1 4.3 0.6-24.7
45+ 243 73 32.6 25.6-40.5 168 67.0 59.1-74.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 27 33.3 22.1-46.9 67 60.8 46.3-73.5 2 5.9 1.0-28.4
Some College + 219 78 37.7 29.9-46.2 140 62.1 53.6-70.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 53 38.5 28.9-49.2 101 61.5 50.8-71.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 107 39 40.3 29.5-52.0 68 59.7 48.0-70.5 0 0.0 . - .

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a prescription 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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