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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Prescription Medication Adherence

Has there ever been a time when you have NOT filled or refilled a medication prescribed by a
doctor or dentist or other health professional?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,427 3,207 29.9 28.5-31.3 8,066 68.2 66.8-69.7 154 1.9 1.4- 2.5
-Wayne County 345 92 30.7 22.8-39.8 250 68.0 58.9-75.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.9
GENDER
Male 112 28 33.5 20.6-49.3 83 65.1 49.5-78.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
Female 233 64 27.8 20.5-36.6 167 70.9 62.1-78.4 2 1.2 0.2- 6.8
RACE
White 233 61 27.9 20.1-37.4 170 70.8 61.3-78.8 2 1.3 0.2- 7.3
Other 108 30 35.6 20.8-53.7 77 62.9 45.2-77.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
AGE
18-44 73 26 37.8 23.2-55.0 45 59.3 42.6-74.1 2 2.9 0.7-11.2
45+ 272 66 25.2 18.6-33.0 205 74.7 66.9-81.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 42 25.6 15.8-38.7 133 73.2 60.2-83.1 2 1.2 0.2- 6.8
Some College + 168 50 35.7 24.5-48.6 117 62.9 50.1-74.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 174 44 21.8 15.2-30.2 129 78.0 69.6-84.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$50,000+ 100 35 44.6 30.4-59.8 65 55.4 40.2-69.6 0 0.0 . - .

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*Other category includes NOT refilled medication because not needed at this time,
or never given a perscription 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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