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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,248 10,247 90.6 89.6-91.5 1,001 9.4 8.5-10.4
-Rowan County 351 309 84.0 76.3-89.5 42 16.0 10.5-23.7
GENDER
Male 127 112 81.9 66.5-91.1 15 18.1 8.9-33.5
Female 224 197 85.6 77.5-91.1 27 14.4 8.9-22.5
RACE
White 301 266 85.7 76.7-91.5 35 14.3 8.5-23.3
Other 48 41 76.6 57.6-88.8 7 23.4 11.2-42.4
AGE
18-44 79 70 80.4 64.3-90.3 9 19.6 9.7-35.7
45+ 266 234 87.0 80.9-91.4 32 13.0 8.6-19.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 142 79.9 65.6-89.3 21 20.1 10.7-34.4
Some College + 187 166 87.4 79.4-92.6 21 12.6 7.4-20.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 184 87.7 79.1-93.1 20 12.3 6.9-20.9
$50,000+ 91 79 87.3 75.3-93.9 12 12.7 6.1-24.7

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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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