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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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
Region 7 448 42 8.3 5.9-11.5 406 91.7 88.5-94.1
GENDER
Male 180 17 8.2 4.8-13.5 163 91.8 86.5-95.2
Female 268 25 8.3 5.4-12.8 243 91.7 87.2-94.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 293 23 7.4 4.7-11.5 270 92.6 88.5-95.3
Non-Hispanic Black 120 15 10.1 5.6-17.6 105 89.9 82.4-94.4
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 262 25 8.8 5.7-13.2 237 91.2 86.8-94.3
65+ 177 17 7.7 4.5-13.0 160 92.3 87.0-95.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 14 9.1 5.1-15.9 139 90.9 84.1-94.9
Some College + 292 28 7.9 5.2-11.8 264 92.1 88.2-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 25 14.5 9.4-21.7 142 85.5 78.3-90.6
$50,000+ 192 13 4.9 2.7- 8.9 179 95.1 91.1-97.3

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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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