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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 10,195 2,845 29.9 28.4-31.4 7,211 68.2 66.6-69.8 139 1.9 1.4- 2.6
-Orange County 288 78 30.8 23.5-39.2 206 67.4 59.0-74.9 4 1.8 0.5- 5.6
GENDER
Male 99 24 30.3 19.0-44.6 73 66.7 52.4-78.4 2 3.0 0.7-11.8
Female 189 54 31.2 22.6-41.4 133 68.1 57.9-76.8 2 0.7 0.1- 3.4
RACE
White 232 56 27.8 20.2-37.0 172 69.9 60.6-77.7 4 2.3 0.7- 7.3
Other 54 21 40.0 23.5-59.2 33 60.0 40.8-76.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 83 27 31.6 19.6-46.7 54 65.6 50.6-78.0 2 2.8 0.7-11.1
45+ 204 51 30.1 22.9-38.6 151 69.1 60.7-76.5 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 14 31.4 15.4-53.3 43 61.8 41.3-78.8 3 6.8 1.8-23.3
Some College + 228 64 30.6 22.9-39.7 163 69.0 59.9-76.8 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 97 33 31.8 19.3-47.6 63 65.6 49.6-78.7 1 2.6 0.4-16.1
$50,000+ 152 38 29.0 20.7-39.0 113 70.0 60.0-78.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7

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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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