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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 379 130 36.0 29.1-43.5 244 62.3 54.8-69.3 5 1.7 0.6- 5.0
GENDER
Male 152 45 30.2 20.1-42.7 104 67.1 54.7-77.5 3 2.7 0.7-10.1
Female 227 85 41.3 32.5-50.7 140 58.0 48.6-66.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7
RACE
White 340 119 36.5 29.8-43.8 217 61.6 54.3-68.5 4 1.9 0.6- 5.9
Other 38 11 33.9 13.2-63.4 26 65.5 36.3-86.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
AGE
18-44 72 32 39.0 26.0-53.8 38 58.3 43.6-71.7 2 2.7 0.6-11.1
45+ 304 97 33.8 27.8-40.3 204 65.3 58.8-71.3 3 0.9 0.2- 3.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 78 39.7 30.1-50.2 143 59.4 49.0-69.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2
Some College + 154 52 31.0 22.4-41.1 100 66.1 55.7-75.2 2 2.9 0.7-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 74 39.7 29.6-50.7 143 58.6 47.7-68.8 2 1.7 0.3- 9.3
$50,000+ 87 35 38.8 27.9-51.0 50 58.4 46.3-69.7 2 2.8 0.7-10.5

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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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