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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Iím going to read a list of reasons people sometime donít get their medications filled or refilled. Do
any of these reasons apply to you Ö

You did not get the prescription filled because you did not think the medicine would help?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,809 886 30.1 27.4-32.9 1,923 69.9 67.1-72.6
-Wake County 191 79 39.4 30.4-49.1 112 60.6 50.9-69.6
GENDER
Male 56 28 43.5 27.1-61.5 28 56.5 38.5-72.9
Female 135 51 36.5 27.2-46.8 84 63.5 53.2-72.8
RACE
White 140 63 40.1 31.0-49.9 77 59.9 50.1-69.0
Other 46 15 43.0 22.7-65.9 31 57.0 34.1-77.3
AGE
18-44 74 30 38.6 25.5-53.7 44 61.4 46.3-74.5
45+ 114 47 40.1 30.3-50.7 67 59.9 49.3-69.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 13 36.2 15.0-64.6 23 63.8 35.4-85.0
Some College + 154 65 40.3 31.5-49.7 89 59.7 50.3-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 22 25.9 15.7-39.6 43 74.1 60.4-84.3
$50,000+ 103 43 39.9 29.3-51.4 60 60.1 48.6-70.7

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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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