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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 were concerned about the side effects of the medicine?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,825 1,072 34.8 32.0-37.8 1,753 65.2 62.2-68.0
-Wake County 194 81 36.6 27.8-46.4 113 63.4 53.6-72.2
GENDER
Male 59 22 36.1 20.8-54.8 37 63.9 45.2-79.2
Female 135 59 37.0 27.8-47.3 76 63.0 52.7-72.2
RACE
White 143 58 33.2 24.7-42.9 85 66.8 57.1-75.3
Other 46 22 51.0 30.1-71.5 24 49.0 28.5-69.9
AGE
18-44 76 22 31.8 19.3-47.5 54 68.2 52.5-80.7
45+ 115 59 44.9 34.8-55.4 56 55.1 44.6-65.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 14 35.5 14.8-63.7 23 64.5 36.3-85.2
Some College + 156 66 36.9 28.3-46.5 90 63.1 53.5-71.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 28 35.0 22.3-50.4 38 65.0 49.6-77.7
$50,000+ 104 41 34.2 24.2-45.9 63 65.8 54.1-75.8

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*Asked only of those who have ever NOT filled or refilled a doctor-prescribed 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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