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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 711 85 11.9 9.0-15.6 626 88.1 84.4-91.0
GENDER
Male 302 32 11.6 7.4-17.8 270 88.4 82.2-92.6
Female 409 53 12.2 8.5-17.2 356 87.8 82.8-91.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 641 77 11.7 8.8-15.5 564 88.3 84.5-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 337 41 11.4 7.7-16.4 296 88.6 83.6-92.3
65+ 361 42 11.3 7.6-16.7 319 88.7 83.3-92.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 298 51 16.0 11.3-22.2 247 84.0 77.8-88.7
Some College + 413 34 8.3 5.1-13.2 379 91.7 86.8-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 372 58 17.3 12.5-23.6 314 82.7 76.4-87.5
$50,000+ 211 14 5.6 2.6-11.4 197 94.4 88.6-97.4

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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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