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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Prescription Medication Adherence

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
-New Hanover County 105 34 33.9 23.5-46.0 71 66.1 54.0-76.5
GENDER
Male 37 10 33.3 17.9-53.3 27 66.7 46.7-82.1
Female 68 24 34.4 22.1-49.3 44 65.6 50.7-77.9
RACE
White 92 27 31.5 20.7-44.7 65 68.5 55.3-79.3
Other 13 7 51.3 22.5-79.3 6 48.7 20.7-77.5
AGE
18-44 30 12 37.6 20.4-58.6 18 62.4 41.4-79.6
45+ 73 22 31.7 20.1-46.0 51 68.3 54.0-79.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 13 47.5 26.7-69.1 14 52.5 30.9-73.3
Some College + 78 21 28.9 17.7-43.3 57 71.1 56.7-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 30 57.0 40.6-71.9 23 43.0 28.1-59.4
$50,000+ 39 2 4.8 1.1-18.3 37 95.2 81.7-98.9

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*Asked only of those who have ever NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed medication.
Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are available.

^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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