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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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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 6,900 679 10.4 9.5-11.4 5,463 76.4 75.1-77.6 758 13.2 12.2-14.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 856 91 11.5 8.9-14.7 682 77.1 73.4-80.5 83 11.4 9.0-14.2
Region 3 664 60 10.0 7.5-13.2 522 76.4 72.3-80.1 82 13.6 10.7-17.0
Region 4 1,363 125 10.1 8.3-12.3 1,098 76.3 73.3-79.1 140 13.6 11.3-16.3
Region 5 1,011 92 8.9 7.0-11.1 783 75.4 71.9-78.7 136 15.7 12.9-18.9
Region 6 498 54 11.1 8.0-15.1 396 77.3 72.3-81.6 48 11.7 8.5-15.9
Region 7 980 101 11.3 9.1-14.0 762 74.1 70.6-77.4 117 14.5 12.0-17.5
Region 8 848 88 10.2 8.0-13.0 667 77.3 73.5-80.6 93 12.5 9.9-15.7
Region 9 & 10 680 68 10.6 8.0-14.0 553 79.5 75.5-83.0 59 9.9 7.5-12.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,169 234 11.4 9.8-13.3 1,721 77.4 75.0-79.5 214 11.2 9.6-13.0
Piedmont 3,752 350 9.9 8.7-11.1 2,962 75.6 73.8-77.3 440 14.5 13.1-16.1
Western NC 979 95 10.8 8.5-13.6 780 77.6 74.3-80.7 104 11.6 9.4-14.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 622 51 8.6 6.2-11.9 513 80.9 76.8-84.4 58 10.5 8.0-13.7
Northwest 1,155 109 10.7 8.7-13.3 924 77.2 74.1-80.1 122 12.0 9.9-14.5
Charlotte 1,110 115 10.7 8.7-13.1 874 74.6 71.2-77.8 121 14.7 12.0-17.7
Greensboro 825 82 9.8 7.7-12.5 639 75.6 71.7-79.1 104 14.6 11.6-18.1
Southern Regional 586 68 12.1 9.1-15.8 462 77.1 72.6-81.0 56 10.9 8.1-14.4
Southeast 582 62 10.4 7.6-13.9 462 78.7 74.2-82.6 58 10.9 8.1-14.6
Wake 1,004 87 9.5 7.5-12.0 777 73.7 70.2-77.0 140 16.8 14.1-19.9
Area L & Eastern 1,016 105 11.3 9.0-14.0 812 77.7 74.4-80.7 99 11.0 8.9-13.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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