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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cognitive Decline--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

When you need help with these day-to-day activities, how often are you able to get the help that you need?*

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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%)
TOTAL 164 68 37.7 29.0-47.4 26 17.0 10.7-25.8 46 33.1 24.2-43.4 16 7.1 3.8-12.9 8 5.2 2.1-12.3

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*Asked only of Respondents aged 45 or older who reported progressive memory or cognitive decline and needing assistance at least sometimes.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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

Sub-group estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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