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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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 3,168 1,358 44.5 41.7-47.4 1,810 55.5 52.6-58.3
-Western NC 524 222 44.1 38.5-49.9 302 55.9 50.1-61.5
GENDER
Male 196 82 48.7 39.5-57.9 114 51.3 42.1-60.5
Female 328 140 40.5 33.7-47.6 188 59.5 52.4-66.3
RACE
White 478 203 44.7 38.8-50.7 275 55.3 49.3-61.2
African American 21 9 42.5 20.0-68.6 12 57.5 31.4-80.0
Other Minorities 22 9 33.5 11.1-67.0 13 66.5 33.0-88.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 4 42.8 9.0-84.9 7 57.2 15.1-91.0
Non-Hispanic 512 218 44.2 38.6-50.0 294 55.8 50.0-61.4
AGE
18-24 15 9 62.4 35.0-83.6 6 37.6 16.4-65.0
25-34 47 21 46.8 29.7-64.6 26 53.2 35.4-70.3
35-44 109 47 42.8 32.3-54.1 62 57.2 45.9-67.7
45-54 115 51 47.1 36.5-57.9 64 52.9 42.1-63.5
55-64 123 55 42.8 33.0-53.1 68 57.2 46.9-67.0
65+ 110 36 28.8 20.6-38.8 74 71.2 61.2-79.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 22 27.9 16.7-42.8 48 72.1 57.2-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 145 51 34.1 24.8-44.8 94 65.9 55.2-75.2
Some Post-H.S. 163 84 59.0 48.8-68.4 79 41.0 31.6-51.2
College Graduate 146 65 47.9 37.3-58.6 81 52.1 41.4-62.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 24 25.0 15.2-38.3 53 75.0 61.7-84.8
$15,000- 24,999 115 45 34.4 23.7-47.1 70 65.6 52.9-76.3
$25,000- 34,999 69 38 61.5 47.4-73.9 31 38.5 26.1-52.6
$35,000- 49,999 75 32 44.5 29.2-61.0 43 55.5 39.0-70.8
$50,000-74,999 69 35 55.9 40.7-70.1 34 44.1 29.9-59.3
$75,000+ 57 30 56.6 40.1-71.7 27 43.4 28.3-59.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 262 109 37.6 30.0-45.8 153 62.4 54.2-70.0
No 262 113 49.6 41.7-57.5 149 50.4 42.5-58.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 44 21 58.3 39.2-75.2 23 41.7 24.8-60.8
Non-Veteran 480 201 42.8 37.0-48.8 279 57.2 51.2-63.0

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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