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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 320 68 20.2 15.1-26.5 248 78.4 71.9-83.8 4 1.3 0.3- 5.1
GENDER
Male 126 19 12.6 7.5-20.2 105 85.6 77.3-91.2 2 1.8 0.3- 8.9
Female 194 49 31.5 23.1-41.4 143 67.8 58.0-76.3 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
RACE
White 219 48 21.9 15.6-29.8 168 76.3 68.1-82.9 3 1.9 0.4- 7.5
Other 97 19 16.5 9.1-27.9 77 83.3 71.8-90.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
AGE
18-44 90 30 20.3 13.3-29.8 59 79.3 69.8-86.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
45+ 225 36 19.5 12.8-28.5 186 77.9 68.5-85.1 3 2.6 0.6-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 17 13.6 6.9-25.0 102 84.1 72.1-91.6 2 2.3 0.4-12.8
Some College + 199 51 25.0 18.5-33.0 146 74.3 66.4-81.0 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 27 14.3 8.7-22.6 118 83.8 74.6-90.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
$50,000+ 121 34 28.0 19.8-38.0 85 71.0 61.1-79.3 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8

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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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