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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 358 98 29.5 23.4-36.5 251 66.3 59.0-73.0 9 4.2 1.6-10.6
GENDER
Male 131 34 29.0 19.6-40.6 93 65.4 52.9-76.1 4 5.6 1.2-21.7
Female 227 64 29.9 22.4-38.7 158 67.1 58.2-74.9 5 3.0 1.2- 7.5
RACE
White 307 84 30.1 23.4-37.6 216 65.8 57.7-73.0 7 4.2 1.3-12.5
Other 49 13 26.4 13.1-46.2 34 69.2 50.1-83.4 2 4.3 1.0-16.2
AGE
18-44 82 27 30.5 19.9-43.7 50 62.2 48.4-74.2 5 7.3 2.3-21.3
45+ 270 70 28.8 22.7-35.9 196 69.7 62.6-75.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 34 19.6 12.7-29.2 129 74.5 62.9-83.4 4 5.9 1.5-20.8
Some College + 190 64 38.2 29.4-47.9 121 59.1 49.6-68.0 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 57 28.6 21.0-37.5 148 68.9 59.9-76.7 5 2.5 0.9- 6.6
$50,000+ 91 29 36.5 24.4-50.5 59 60.3 46.6-72.6 3 3.2 1.0- 9.8

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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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