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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
-MALES 2,921 203 7.4 6.3- 8.7 2,309 75.9 73.9-77.8 409 16.7 15.1-18.5
RACE
White 2,094 121 6.2 5.0- 7.6 1,722 79.1 76.8-81.3 251 14.7 12.8-16.8
African American 508 60 11.7 8.9-15.3 383 72.6 67.7-76.9 65 15.7 12.2-20.0
Other Minorities 283 22 7.8 4.4-13.4 176 58.7 51.4-65.7 85 33.5 27.0-40.6
AGE
18-34 493 27 5.4 3.6- 8.2 331 68.5 63.7-72.9 135 26.0 22.0-30.6
35-44 400 33 8.7 6.1-12.3 273 68.2 62.9-73.2 94 23.1 18.7-28.1
45-54 469 51 11.5 8.5-15.4 353 74.8 70.1-79.0 65 13.7 10.6-17.4
55-64 672 58 9.5 7.1-12.7 537 79.1 75.2-82.5 77 11.4 9.0-14.4
65-74 519 27 4.7 3.1- 7.1 471 90.8 87.6-93.3 21 4.4 2.7- 7.1
75+ 325 *** *** *** 309 96.0 93.2-97.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 433 53 14.1 10.5-18.7 289 62.6 56.9-67.9 91 23.3 18.9-28.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 811 68 7.2 5.4- 9.4 628 77.6 74.1-80.8 115 15.2 12.5-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 719 47 6.1 4.4- 8.3 581 78.2 74.2-81.7 91 15.8 12.6-19.5
College Graduate 943 34 3.8 2.6- 5.5 799 81.9 78.7-84.7 110 14.3 11.8-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 318 45 13.7 9.9-18.5 218 68.4 62.0-74.1 55 18.0 13.4-23.6
$15,000- 24,999 465 59 13.3 9.9-17.6 330 68.3 62.8-73.3 76 18.5 14.5-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 260 14 5.4 2.9- 9.6 206 79.4 73.1-84.6 40 15.2 10.8-21.0
$35,000- 49,999 351 20 5.6 3.4- 9.1 283 76.2 70.2-81.2 48 18.2 13.6-23.9
$50,000- 74,999 349 14 5.0 2.7- 9.2 290 79.8 74.0-84.7 45 15.2 11.0-20.5
$75,000+ 688 22 3.9 2.3- 6.7 587 81.5 77.2-85.1 79 14.6 11.3-18.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 732 102 17.3 13.9-21.2 600 77.6 73.4-81.3 30 5.2 3.4- 7.7
No 2,059 92 4.6 3.6- 5.8 1,612 75.6 73.2-77.8 355 19.8 17.8-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 824 41 5.3 3.7- 7.4 729 86.7 83.4-89.3 54 8.1 6.0-10.9
Non-Veteran 2,091 161 8.0 6.7- 9.6 1,576 72.7 70.2-75.0 354 19.3 17.3-21.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,622 124 8.1 6.6-10.0 1,271 75.9 73.2-78.4 227 16.0 13.9-18.3
No 1,299 79 6.5 5.1- 8.4 1,038 75.9 72.8-78.7 182 17.6 15.0-20.5

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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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