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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,516 5,897 89.9 88.4-91.2 619 10.1 8.8-11.6
GENDER
Male 2,396 2,170 88.8 86.1-91.0 226 11.2 9.0-13.9
Female 4,120 3,727 90.9 89.4-92.1 393 9.1 7.9-10.6
RACE
White 5,190 4,690 90.5 88.9-91.9 500 9.5 8.1-11.1
African American 997 922 91.1 87.6-93.7 75 8.9 6.3-12.4
Other Minorities 297 254 82.0 73.7-88.1 43 18.0 11.9-26.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 211 174 79.0 68.9-86.4 37 21.0 13.6-31.1
Non-Hispanic 6,286 5,704 90.6 89.2-91.8 582 9.4 8.2-10.8
AGE
18-24 162 138 84.6 75.9-90.6 24 15.4 9.4-24.1
25-34 497 437 87.3 82.6-90.9 60 12.7 9.1-17.4
35-44 944 855 89.8 86.9-92.1 89 10.2 7.9-13.1
45-54 1,305 1,198 92.9 90.9-94.4 107 7.1 5.6- 9.1
55-64 1,454 1,326 91.7 89.8-93.2 128 8.3 6.8-10.2
65+ 2,096 1,891 91.8 90.3-93.1 205 8.2 6.9- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 738 665 91.3 87.8-93.9 73 8.7 6.1-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,732 1,592 87.4 83.1-90.7 140 12.6 9.3-16.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,577 1,437 92.0 89.4-93.9 140 8.0 6.1-10.6
College Graduate 2,458 2,192 89.8 88.0-91.4 266 10.2 8.6-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 609 557 87.6 80.6-92.3 52 12.4 7.7-19.4
$15,000- 24,999 926 840 90.1 86.2-93.0 86 9.9 7.0-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 656 614 92.0 86.2-95.5 42 8.0 4.5-13.8
$35,000- 49,999 830 748 90.6 86.8-93.4 82 9.4 6.6-13.2
$50,000-74,999 912 819 91.3 88.5-93.5 93 8.7 6.5-11.5
$75,000+ 1,606 1,455 90.2 87.7-92.3 151 9.8 7.7-12.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,346 2,133 89.1 86.0-91.6 213 10.9 8.4-14.0
No 4,138 3,735 90.2 88.5-91.6 403 9.8 8.4-11.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 843 774 92.9 90.1-94.9 69 7.1 5.1- 9.9
Non-Veteran 5,671 5,121 89.5 87.9-90.9 550 10.5 9.1-12.1

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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.

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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