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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Aging

Did that person have a problem with memory loss or confusion or a disorder like Alzheimer's Disease?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,456 1,084 42.8 39.7-46.1 1,372 57.2 53.9-60.3
-Guilford County 115 58 45.8 35.3-56.7 57 54.2 43.3-64.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 120 44 31.5 23.3-41.0 76 68.5 59.0-76.7
Guilford 115 58 45.8 35.3-56.7 57 54.2 43.3-64.7
Mecklenburg 89 40 41.4 29.9-54.0 49 58.6 46.0-70.1
Orange 96 49 56.9 41.1-71.4 47 43.1 28.6-58.9
Wake 97 44 47.3 35.1-59.8 53 52.7 40.2-64.9
Chatham/Lee 97 47 53.1 42.0-64.0 50 46.9 36.0-58.0
Nash/Wilson 97 37 38.0 27.7-49.4 60 62.0 50.6-72.3
Craven/Pamlico 108 42 40.3 29.7-51.8 66 59.7 48.2-70.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 124 51 41.8 32.4-51.8 73 58.2 48.2-67.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 132 60 47.4 37.0-58.0 72 52.6 42.0-63.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 140 58 43.6 32.8-55.0 82 56.4 45.0-67.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 119 48 41.8 31.9-52.4 71 58.2 47.6-68.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 134 66 51.9 42.0-61.6 68 48.1 38.4-58.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 130 61 47.3 37.5-57.2 69 52.7 42.8-62.5
Northeast NC I 131 61 48.6 38.8-58.5 70 51.4 41.5-61.2
Northeast NC II 133 54 40.9 31.0-51.5 79 59.1 48.5-69.0
Northeastern Partnership 264 115 43.5 36.0-51.2 149 56.5 48.8-64.0
Mountain AHEC 359 143 34.7 27.1-43.1 216 65.3 56.9-72.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 861 376 43.9 38.0-49.8 485 56.1 50.2-62.0
Piedmont 1,016 466 43.4 39.0-48.0 550 56.6 52.0-61.0
Western NC 579 242 39.0 32.7-45.8 337 61.0 54.2-67.3

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Guilford County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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*Asked only of those who provided care or assistance to family/friend age 60+ (past month)

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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