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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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 10,195 2,845 29.9 28.4-31.4 7,211 68.2 66.6-69.8 139 1.9 1.4- 2.6
-Wake County 662 194 28.8 24.3-33.8 455 68.3 63.2-73.0 13 2.9 1.4- 5.7
GENDER
Male 230 59 26.5 19.3-35.2 165 70.4 61.4-78.0 6 3.1 1.0- 9.2
Female 432 135 30.9 25.6-36.7 290 66.5 60.5-72.0 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0
RACE
White 486 143 31.5 26.4-37.1 333 65.9 60.3-71.2 10 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Other 168 46 21.7 14.3-31.6 119 74.7 64.2-82.9 3 3.6 0.9-13.2
AGE
18-44 218 76 29.7 22.8-37.6 135 66.5 58.4-73.8 7 3.8 1.6- 8.9
45+ 436 115 27.6 22.8-32.8 315 70.8 65.5-75.6 6 1.6 0.7- 3.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 37 26.9 16.9-40.1 110 71.4 58.3-81.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6
Some College + 511 156 29.4 24.7-34.6 345 67.3 61.8-72.3 10 3.3 1.5- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 66 29.1 21.4-38.2 154 68.4 59.2-76.4 6 2.5 1.0- 6.1
$50,000+ 351 104 29.8 24.1-36.1 242 68.2 61.8-74.0 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1

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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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