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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Did your doctor or health professional talk to you about the importance of taking all of your medicine(s)?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,031 9,151 90.6 89.5-91.6 880 9.4 8.4-10.5
-Wake County 649 586 91.2 88.3-93.5 63 8.8 6.5-11.7
GENDER
Male 223 202 92.8 88.1-95.7 21 7.2 4.3-11.9
Female 426 384 89.9 85.7-93.0 42 10.1 7.0-14.3
RACE
White 476 426 89.2 85.1-92.3 50 10.8 7.7-14.9
Other 165 152 94.6 90.0-97.2 13 5.4 2.8-10.0
AGE
18-44 215 188 90.8 86.0-94.1 27 9.2 5.9-14.0
45+ 426 391 91.8 88.4-94.3 35 8.2 5.7-11.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 135 93.2 86.6-96.7 13 6.8 3.3-13.4
Some College + 500 450 90.5 87.0-93.2 50 9.5 6.8-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 222 198 88.1 81.2-92.7 24 11.9 7.3-18.8
$50,000+ 347 319 92.5 88.5-95.2 28 7.5 4.8-11.5

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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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