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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

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
-Piedmont NC 1,858 670 35.2 31.7-38.7 1,188 64.8 61.3-68.3
GENDER
Male 625 176 28.1 23.0-33.8 449 71.9 66.2-77.0
Female 1,233 494 40.8 36.4-45.3 739 59.2 54.7-63.6
RACE
White 1,472 500 34.6 30.8-38.6 972 65.4 61.4-69.2
African American 306 144 38.2 30.3-46.8 162 61.8 53.2-69.7
Other Minorities 71 21 30.6 15.5-51.5 50 69.4 48.5-84.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 15 35.9 16.5-61.4 33 64.1 38.6-83.5
Non-Hispanic 1,806 654 35.0 31.7-38.5 1,152 65.0 61.5-68.3
AGE
18-24 43 15 33.0 17.7-53.0 28 67.0 47.0-82.3
25-34 189 62 30.8 23.1-39.7 127 69.2 60.3-76.9
35-44 344 121 36.4 30.1-43.2 223 63.6 56.8-69.9
45-54 493 191 37.8 32.2-43.8 302 62.2 56.2-67.8
55-64 414 161 37.5 31.3-44.0 253 62.5 56.0-68.7
65+ 363 115 32.8 26.5-39.7 248 67.2 60.3-73.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 97 59.6 46.2-71.6 67 40.4 28.4-53.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 219 45.5 37.5-53.6 251 54.5 46.4-62.5
Some Post-H.S. 522 191 34.1 28.3-40.5 331 65.9 59.5-71.7
College Graduate 699 162 20.2 16.5-24.5 537 79.8 75.5-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 126 63.4 50.4-74.7 64 36.6 25.3-49.6
$15,000- 24,999 287 172 60.9 52.1-69.1 115 39.1 30.9-47.9
$25,000- 34,999 162 77 48.9 37.7-60.2 85 51.1 39.8-62.3
$35,000- 49,999 238 89 43.9 34.9-53.5 149 56.1 46.5-65.1
$50,000-74,999 277 80 29.9 23.4-37.3 197 70.1 62.7-76.6
$75,000+ 465 53 11.9 8.5-16.4 412 88.1 83.6-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 772 391 51.1 45.3-56.8 381 48.9 43.2-54.7
No 1,076 274 25.7 21.7-30.0 802 74.3 70.0-78.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 190 49 22.9 16.3-31.2 141 77.1 68.8-83.7
Non-Veteran 1,668 621 36.3 32.6-40.1 1,047 63.7 59.9-67.4

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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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