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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 have refills available but not needed at this time.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,810 1,193 43.4 40.3-46.5 1,617 56.6 53.5-59.7
-Wake County 193 96 53.5 43.9-62.8 97 46.5 37.2-56.1
GENDER
Male 59 32 61.1 44.0-75.8 27 38.9 24.2-56.0
Female 134 64 47.8 37.5-58.2 70 52.2 41.8-62.5
RACE
White 142 77 59.1 49.1-68.4 65 40.9 31.6-50.9
Other 46 19 46.8 26.2-68.5 27 53.2 31.5-73.8
AGE
18-44 76 44 60.4 45.9-73.2 32 39.6 26.8-54.1
45+ 114 52 44.4 34.2-55.1 62 55.6 44.9-65.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 18 54.2 29.9-76.7 19 45.8 23.3-70.1
Some College + 155 78 53.3 43.6-62.7 77 46.7 37.3-56.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 25 34.4 21.5-50.0 40 65.6 50.0-78.5
$50,000+ 104 61 60.5 48.4-71.5 43 39.5 28.5-51.6

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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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