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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

After taking the medication, it did not seem to help?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,783 722 25.4 22.9-28.0 2,061 74.6 72.0-77.1
-Randolph County 129 34 30.2 18.4-45.3 95 69.8 54.7-81.6
GENDER
Male 45 12 42.2 20.0-68.1 33 57.8 31.9-80.0
Female 84 22 22.2 13.8-33.6 62 77.8 66.4-86.2
RACE
White 118 32 25.9 17.5-36.7 86 74.1 63.3-82.5
Other 11 2 55.2 13.8-90.4 9 44.8 9.6-86.2
AGE
18-44 32 8 32.9 13.4-60.9 24 67.1 39.1-86.6
45+ 96 26 27.8 18.9-39.0 70 72.2 61.0-81.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 78 21 34.8 18.6-55.4 57 65.2 44.6-81.4
Some College + 51 13 21.9 12.0-36.5 38 78.1 63.5-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 13 27.5 11.3-53.0 60 72.5 47.0-88.7
$50,000+ 35 13 34.0 19.4-52.3 22 66.0 47.7-80.6

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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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