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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 292 99 37.3 29.8-45.5 191 62.4 54.2-70.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
GENDER
Male 100 30 31.9 21.0-45.3 70 68.1 54.7-79.0 0 0.0 . - .
Female 192 69 42.7 33.4-52.6 121 56.8 46.9-66.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4
RACE
White 128 44 37.9 26.7-50.5 83 61.9 49.3-73.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Other 164 55 37.0 27.2-48.0 108 62.7 51.7-72.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
AGE
18-44 84 36 40.8 28.7-54.0 47 58.9 45.7-71.0 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5
45+ 205 62 32.8 25.7-40.9 142 67.0 59.0-74.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 171 60 38.1 28.3-48.9 111 61.9 51.1-71.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 121 39 35.9 24.9-48.7 80 63.3 50.5-74.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 75 39.4 30.1-49.5 126 60.2 50.1-69.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
$50,000+ 46 12 34.1 18.9-53.6 34 65.9 46.4-81.1 0 0.0 . - .

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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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