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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Cognitive Decline

During the past 12 months, as a result of confusion or memory loss, how often have you given up day-to-day household activities or chores you used to do, such as cooking, cleaning, taking medications, driving, or paying bills?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 446 40 8.8 5.8-13.0 33 8.9 5.9-13.3 118 28.6 23.5-34.3 55 11.3 8.3-15.3 200 42.5 36.9-48.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 16.5 9.1-28.1 *** *** ***
Region 3 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 10 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 177 19 8.9 5.3-14.5 12 6.4 3.3-11.9 49 32.4 24.1-42.1 26 15.2 9.5-23.4 71 37.1 28.9-46.2
Piedmont 167 12 8.7 4.3-16.6 13 9.9 5.4-17.5 46 27.1 20.0-35.6 15 8.5 4.9-14.3 81 45.8 37.3-54.7
Western NC 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.0 7.1-22.4 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 16.8 9.0-29.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.2 7.0-26.7 *** *** ***

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*Asked only of Respondents aged 45 or older who reported progressive memory or cognitive decline.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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