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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Cognitive Decline

During the past 12 months, have you experienced confusion or memory loss that is happening more often or is getting worse?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,828 422 10.7 9.5-11.9 3,406 89.3 88.1-90.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 711 85 11.9 9.0-15.6 626 88.1 84.4-91.0
Region 3 356 39 12.4 8.9-17.2 317 87.6 82.8-91.1
Region 4 544 52 9.9 7.3-13.3 492 90.1 86.7-92.7
Region 5 382 34 8.6 5.9-12.2 348 91.4 87.8-94.1
Region 6 316 42 14.4 10.2-19.9 274 85.6 80.1-89.8
Region 7 448 42 8.3 5.9-11.5 406 91.7 88.5-94.1
Region 8 354 38 10.2 7.2-14.3 316 89.8 85.7-92.8
Region 9 336 41 11.5 8.0-16.4 295 88.5 83.6-92.0
Region 10 383 49 15.1 11.1-20.2 334 84.9 79.8-88.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,417 171 11.9 10.0-14.2 1,246 88.1 85.8-90.0
Piedmont 1,602 154 9.7 8.1-11.5 1,448 90.3 88.5-91.9
Western NC 811 97 12.1 9.4-15.5 714 87.9 84.5-90.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 632 78 11.3 8.4-14.9 554 88.7 85.1-91.6
Northwest 578 64 12.7 9.7-16.4 514 87.3 83.6-90.3
Charlotte 412 36 9.1 6.3-13.0 376 90.9 87.0-93.7
Greensboro 324 31 9.2 6.3-13.4 293 90.8 86.6-93.7
Southern Regional 354 46 12.6 9.0-17.3 308 87.4 82.7-91.0
Southeast 228 26 11.7 7.7-17.4 202 88.3 82.6-92.3
Wake 459 38 7.9 5.5-11.0 421 92.1 89.0-94.5
Area L & Eastern 843 103 12.4 9.8-15.5 740 87.6 84.5-90.2

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*Asked only of Respondents aged 45 or older.

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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