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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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Was there a time in the past 12 months when you did not take your medication as prescribed because of cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No medication was prescribed
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,501 926 11.3 10.4-12.3 6,823 76.9 75.6-78.2 752 11.7 10.8-12.8
-MALES 3,277 284 9.6 8.3-11.0 2,620 76.2 74.2-78.1 373 14.2 12.6-16.0
RACE
White 2,291 179 8.7 7.3-10.4 1,892 79.4 77.2-81.6 220 11.8 10.2-13.8
African American 575 67 10.9 8.2-14.2 438 74.0 68.9-78.4 70 15.2 11.4-19.9
Other Minorities 378 33 11.6 7.7-17.1 269 60.9 53.5-67.9 76 27.5 21.3-34.7
AGE
18-34 510 51 10.2 7.5-13.6 343 67.1 62.2-71.6 116 22.7 18.9-27.1
35-44 484 57 11.6 8.7-15.4 358 72.6 67.5-77.2 69 15.8 12.0-20.4
45-54 557 69 10.7 8.2-13.8 410 74.4 69.8-78.5 78 14.9 11.6-19.0
55-64 699 62 10.0 7.3-13.4 582 83.6 79.8-86.8 55 6.4 4.6- 8.9
65-74 595 36 6.5 4.4- 9.5 527 88.0 83.7-91.3 32 5.5 3.1- 9.4
75+ 405 *** *** *** 382 94.9 91.5-96.9 17 3.7 2.1- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 499 58 14.6 11.0-19.0 356 64.9 59.3-70.1 85 20.5 16.2-25.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 934 87 8.0 6.2-10.2 728 75.6 71.7-79.1 119 16.4 13.3-20.1
Some Post-H.S. 809 85 10.5 8.1-13.4 646 78.8 74.9-82.1 78 10.8 8.3-13.9
College Graduate 1,028 54 6.4 4.5- 9.1 884 83.1 79.7-86.0 90 10.5 8.2-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 347 62 21.5 16.3-27.7 232 58.3 51.3-65.0 53 20.2 14.9-26.8
$15,000- 24,999 570 98 18.8 15.0-23.2 406 68.6 63.5-73.2 66 12.7 9.6-16.5
$25,000- 34,999 303 27 8.5 5.5-13.0 238 77.5 71.1-82.8 38 14.0 9.7-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 380 24 7.8 4.8-12.3 315 77.3 70.9-82.6 41 14.9 10.5-20.9
$50,000- 74,999 373 *** *** *** 324 85.0 79.4-89.2 39 11.7 8.0-16.7
$75,000+ 733 21 3.0 1.7- 5.0 646 86.5 82.8-89.5 66 10.6 7.9-14.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 913 136 18.7 15.4-22.4 735 74.7 70.5-78.4 42 6.7 4.5- 9.7
No 2,319 146 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,849 76.7 74.3-78.9 324 16.4 14.5-18.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 974 50 6.0 4.2- 8.3 860 86.4 83.2-89.0 64 7.7 5.7-10.3
Non-Veteran 2,299 233 10.6 9.1-12.3 1,758 73.3 70.8-75.6 308 16.1 14.2-18.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,662 159 10.6 8.8-12.7 1,320 75.9 72.9-78.6 183 13.5 11.3-16.0
No 1,615 125 8.4 6.8-10.4 1,300 76.6 73.8-79.3 190 15.0 12.7-17.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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