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2014 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 6,900 679 10.4 9.5-11.4 5,463 76.4 75.1-77.6 758 13.2 12.2-14.3
-FEMALES 3,979 476 13.1 11.9-14.5 3,154 76.8 75.1-78.4 349 10.1 8.9-11.3
RACE
White 2,790 291 12.4 10.8-14.1 2,276 78.4 76.3-80.3 223 9.3 7.9-10.8
African American 875 140 15.5 12.9-18.6 658 75.0 71.4-78.3 77 9.5 7.3-12.1
Other Minorities 261 42 14.6 10.5-20.1 179 67.8 60.9-74.1 40 17.6 12.7-23.8
AGE
18-34 579 82 14.5 11.6-18.0 410 70.9 66.6-74.9 87 14.6 11.7-18.1
35-44 494 76 16.0 12.5-20.2 345 69.9 65.1-74.3 73 14.1 11.1-17.9
45-54 603 100 16.3 13.2-20.0 440 73.7 69.5-77.5 63 10.0 7.6-13.0
55-64 803 123 14.7 12.2-17.7 635 79.6 76.3-82.6 45 5.6 4.1- 7.7
65-74 810 67 7.8 5.9-10.1 688 85.9 83.0-88.4 55 6.3 4.7- 8.4
75+ 625 26 4.3 2.8- 6.5 577 92.6 90.0-94.5 22 3.1 2.0- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 471 71 16.5 12.6-21.3 360 71.6 66.0-76.6 40 11.9 8.4-16.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,124 159 15.2 12.7-18.1 860 73.9 70.5-77.0 105 10.9 8.7-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,114 142 13.9 11.6-16.5 887 77.7 74.7-80.5 85 8.4 6.7-10.6
College Graduate 1,250 99 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,035 82.1 79.5-84.5 116 10.3 8.4-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 505 124 27.0 22.4-32.3 340 63.3 57.8-68.4 41 9.7 6.7-13.7
$15,000- 24,999 688 134 19.4 16.1-23.2 477 67.1 62.6-71.2 77 13.5 10.6-17.2
$25,000- 34,999 402 57 16.6 12.5-21.7 314 74.8 69.0-79.8 31 8.6 5.6-13.0
$35,000- 49,999 449 43 12.1 8.3-17.2 366 78.5 73.0-83.1 40 9.4 6.7-13.0
$50,000- 74,999 374 25 7.9 4.9-12.6 330 87.2 82.3-90.9 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8
$75,000+ 646 29 5.0 3.2- 7.7 556 85.0 81.2-88.1 61 10.0 7.5-13.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,154 230 23.4 20.4-26.7 896 73.8 70.4-76.9 28 2.9 1.8- 4.5
No 2,707 229 9.6 8.2-11.1 2,166 77.8 75.8-79.8 312 12.6 11.1-14.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 11 13.5 7.3-23.9 74 76.4 65.6-84.6 12 10.0 5.4-17.9
Non-Veteran 3,876 465 13.2 11.9-14.6 3,075 76.8 75.1-78.5 336 10.0 8.9-11.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,244 275 13.7 11.9-15.7 1,779 77.1 74.8-79.3 190 9.2 7.8-10.8
No 1,735 201 12.4 10.7-14.5 1,375 76.4 73.8-78.9 159 11.1 9.3-13.3

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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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