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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,134 808 24.2 22.0-26.5 2,326 75.8 73.5-78.0
-Piedmont NC 1,826 463 22.8 20.1-25.8 1,363 77.2 74.2-79.9
GENDER
Male 615 176 23.5 19.2-28.3 439 76.5 71.7-80.8
Female 1,211 287 22.3 18.9-26.1 924 77.7 73.9-81.1
RACE
White 1,443 374 23.9 20.8-27.3 1,069 76.1 72.7-79.2
African American 303 72 21.8 15.9-29.1 231 78.2 70.9-84.1
Other Minorities 71 12 12.3 5.1-27.1 59 87.7 72.9-94.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 12 14.1 6.2-28.8 36 85.9 71.2-93.8
Non-Hispanic 1,774 450 23.4 20.6-26.4 1,324 76.6 73.6-79.4
AGE
18-24 43 6 12.6 4.8-29.1 37 87.4 70.9-95.2
25-34 188 37 19.5 13.2-28.0 151 80.5 72.0-86.8
35-44 338 80 23.1 18.0-29.0 258 76.9 71.0-82.0
45-54 484 131 26.0 21.2-31.4 353 74.0 68.6-78.8
55-64 406 116 26.9 21.9-32.6 290 73.1 67.4-78.1
65+ 356 91 27.6 21.7-34.4 265 72.4 65.6-78.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 165 51 30.7 20.1-43.7 114 69.3 56.3-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 126 22.4 17.2-28.6 334 77.6 71.4-82.8
Some Post-H.S. 510 135 21.0 16.9-25.9 375 79.0 74.1-83.1
College Graduate 688 150 21.8 17.9-26.4 538 78.2 73.6-82.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 53 25.3 17.1-35.9 136 74.7 64.1-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 283 65 22.5 15.8-30.9 218 77.5 69.1-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 157 38 20.9 13.7-30.5 119 79.1 69.5-86.3
$35,000- 49,999 237 65 24.1 17.4-32.4 172 75.9 67.6-82.6
$50,000-74,999 269 68 28.6 21.9-36.5 201 71.4 63.5-78.1
$75,000+ 458 110 19.6 15.5-24.3 348 80.4 75.7-84.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 758 216 29.3 24.2-34.9 542 70.7 65.1-75.8
No 1,059 245 19.0 16.1-22.3 814 81.0 77.7-83.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 60 34.2 24.9-44.9 127 65.8 55.1-75.1
Non-Veteran 1,639 403 21.8 19.0-24.9 1,236 78.2 75.1-81.0

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*Asked only of those who have ever NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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