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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-New Hanover County 308 282 91.8 86.5-95.1 26 8.2 4.9-13.5
GENDER
Male 110 98 90.0 79.4-95.4 12 10.0 4.6-20.6
Female 198 184 93.6 88.7-96.4 14 6.4 3.6-11.3
RACE
White 257 235 92.4 88.3-95.2 22 7.6 4.8-11.7
Other 51 47 89.7 64.5-97.7 4 10.3 2.3-35.5
AGE
18-44 66 61 95.0 88.0-98.0 5 5.0 2.0-12.0
45+ 237 217 90.0 82.1-94.7 20 10.0 5.3-17.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 94 87 90.2 72.3-97.0 7 9.8 3.0-27.7
Some College + 214 195 92.5 88.0-95.4 19 7.5 4.6-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 152 138 88.7 78.0-94.5 14 11.3 5.5-22.0
$50,000+ 103 97 95.8 90.4-98.2 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6

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^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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