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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 281 73 27.9 21.2-35.7 202 69.2 61.2-76.1 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1
GENDER
Male 103 21 22.8 13.7-35.4 77 72.1 59.3-82.1 5 5.1 1.9-12.9
Female 178 52 33.6 25.2-43.1 125 65.8 56.3-74.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
RACE
White 209 54 28.4 20.7-37.6 149 67.4 58.0-75.6 6 4.1 1.7- 9.9
Other 66 17 28.2 15.9-44.9 49 71.8 55.1-84.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 96 32 31.4 21.3-43.7 60 64.4 52.0-75.1 4 4.2 1.4-11.5
45+ 184 41 23.0 16.4-31.1 141 75.8 67.5-82.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 25 25.9 15.5-39.9 84 70.9 56.9-81.9 3 3.2 0.8-11.6
Some College + 169 48 29.5 21.7-38.7 118 67.7 58.3-75.9 3 2.8 0.8- 8.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 34 26.7 17.5-38.4 101 69.4 57.4-79.2 3 3.9 1.2-12.2
$50,000+ 101 28 28.8 19.6-40.1 71 69.0 57.6-78.5 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8

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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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