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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 353 38 10.2 7.2-14.3 315 89.8 85.7-92.8
GENDER
Male 152 14 8.3 4.6-14.6 138 91.7 85.4-95.4
Female 201 24 11.7 7.6-17.6 177 88.3 82.4-92.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 231 24 10.0 6.5-15.2 207 90.0 84.8-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 78 11 13.4 7.1-24.0 67 86.6 76.0-92.9
Other 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 187 20 9.8 6.0-15.7 167 90.2 84.3-94.0
65+ 164 18 10.9 6.6-17.3 146 89.1 82.7-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 26 15.0 9.9-22.1 144 85.0 77.9-90.1
Some College + 182 12 5.2 2.8- 9.5 170 94.8 90.5-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 21 11.1 7.0-17.1 149 88.9 82.9-93.0
$50,000+ 104 *** *** *** 99 96.5 90.6-98.7

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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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