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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,825 1,072 34.8 32.0-37.8 1,753 65.2 62.2-68.0
-Randolph County 130 49 38.8 26.7-52.4 81 61.2 47.6-73.3
GENDER
Male 45 14 43.6 21.3-68.7 31 56.4 31.3-78.7
Female 85 35 35.6 24.5-48.5 50 64.4 51.5-75.5
RACE
White 119 45 34.8 25.4-45.6 74 65.2 54.4-74.6
Other 11 4 62.1 19.9-91.6 7 37.9 8.4-80.1
AGE
18-44 32 8 28.4 10.1-58.4 24 71.6 41.6-89.9
45+ 97 40 48.2 37.0-59.5 57 51.8 40.5-63.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 25 36.5 20.4-56.2 53 63.5 43.8-79.6
Some College + 52 24 42.9 27.6-59.7 28 57.1 40.3-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 25 36.2 19.2-57.5 49 63.8 42.5-80.8
$50,000+ 35 15 39.0 23.2-57.4 20 61.0 42.6-76.8

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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.

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