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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph County

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 did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,809 886 30.1 27.4-32.9 1,923 69.9 67.1-72.6
-Randolph County 130 39 26.2 17.8-36.9 91 73.8 63.1-82.2
GENDER
Male 45 12 25.3 11.8-46.3 33 74.7 53.7-88.2
Female 85 27 26.8 17.5-38.8 58 73.2 61.2-82.5
RACE
White 119 37 29.7 20.7-40.7 82 70.3 59.3-79.3
Other 11 2 5.7 0.9-28.9 9 94.3 71.1-99.1
AGE
18-44 32 7 16.2 6.5-35.0 25 83.8 65.0-93.5
45+ 97 32 35.7 25.5-47.4 65 64.3 52.6-74.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 22 25.8 15.0-40.6 56 74.2 59.4-85.0
Some College + 52 17 27.1 15.9-42.2 35 72.9 57.8-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 14 15.9 7.5-30.4 60 84.1 69.6-92.5
$50,000+ 35 16 40.0 24.1-58.4 19 60.0 41.6-75.9

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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.

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