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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Prescription Medication Adherence

How long ago was the last time you did NOT fill or refill medication prescribed by a doctor or
other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Past year Past 2 years Past 3 years Past 5 years 5+ years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,699 1,591 59.7 56.6-62.7 445 17.6 15.3-20.1 226 8.7 7.0-10.8 154 5.5 4.4- 6.8 283 8.6 7.3-10.0
-Wake County 188 117 58.0 47.9-67.4 28 18.4 11.6-28.1 19 9.8 5.3-17.3 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 14 9.5 4.6-18.6
GENDER
Male 54 30 50.4 32.6-68.1 7 17.9 7.6-36.7 6 11.9 4.3-29.3 5 6.4 2.5-15.5 6 13.3 4.3-34.4
Female 134 87 63.3 52.2-73.1 21 18.8 10.9-30.4 13 8.2 4.1-15.7 5 2.9 1.2- 7.1 8 6.8 3.1-14.2
RACE
White 137 79 53.9 43.4-64.1 23 19.4 11.8-30.2 15 12.8 6.7-23.1 9 5.7 2.8-11.1 11 8.2 4.2-15.3
Other 46 34 73.0 50.2-87.9 5 18.9 6.3-44.5 4 3.5 1.1-10.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 2 3.2 0.7-12.7
AGE
18-44 74 47 58.1 43.0-71.8 13 21.8 11.7-37.1 6 8.3 3.2-19.9 3 2.3 0.6- 7.8 5 9.5 3.1-25.7
45+ 111 68 57.7 46.5-68.2 14 12.7 7.2-21.5 13 12.3 5.8-24.3 7 7.6 3.6-15.5 9 9.7 4.8-18.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 24 56.2 30.4-79.0 3 4.5 1.0-18.0 5 23.0 8.2-49.9 2 3.5 0.8-14.0 1 12.8 1.9-52.9
Some College + 152 93 58.6 48.3-68.1 25 22.7 14.3-34.1 13 5.6 3.1-10.0 8 4.6 2.2- 9.4 13 8.5 4.6-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 43 55.0 37.7-71.2 9 23.8 10.5-45.4 7 15.2 5.8-34.3 3 4.3 1.3-12.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4
$50,000+ 102 63 58.6 45.9-70.2 15 16.8 8.9-29.4 8 5.3 2.5-11.0 6 4.6 1.9-10.6 10 14.6 6.8-28.7

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Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are available.

^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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