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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 329 95 33.8 25.3-43.5 225 64.4 54.8-73.0 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9
GENDER
Male 132 37 40.1 25.5-56.7 92 57.9 41.9-72.5 3 2.0 0.5- 6.9
Female 197 58 29.0 20.8-38.8 133 69.3 59.4-77.7 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
RACE
White 297 87 30.7 23.8-38.5 203 67.5 59.7-74.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.2
Other 31 7 54.7 21.7-84.1 22 43.3 15.4-76.2 2 1.9 0.4- 9.5
AGE
18-44 88 34 39.2 25.6-54.7 53 60.2 44.7-73.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
45+ 239 61 26.9 20.8-34.0 170 69.7 62.4-76.1 8 3.4 1.5- 7.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 30 31.2 16.1-51.8 90 66.7 46.8-82.0 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7
Some College + 203 65 35.8 27.4-45.2 134 62.5 53.2-71.1 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 39 40.4 23.7-59.7 86 57.1 38.6-73.8 6 2.6 0.9- 6.7
$50,000+ 143 43 34.7 25.9-44.7 99 64.6 54.6-73.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9

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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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