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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cognitive Impairment

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 9,598 793 7.1 6.3- 7.9 8,805 92.9 92.1-93.7
-Eastern NC 2,567 235 8.2 6.6-10.0 2,332 91.8 90.0-93.4
GENDER
Male 860 72 7.1 4.9-10.2 788 92.9 89.8-95.1
Female 1,707 163 9.1 7.2-11.6 1,544 90.9 88.4-92.8
RACE
White 1,755 149 7.5 5.9- 9.6 1,606 92.5 90.4-94.1
African American 542 67 10.2 6.9-14.8 475 89.8 85.2-93.1
Other minorities 253 19 8.7 3.4-20.1 234 91.3 79.9-96.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 *** *** *** 106 95.9 89.6-98.4
Non-Hispanic 2,444 224 8.4 6.8-10.4 2,220 91.6 89.6-93.2
AGE
18-34 289 16 4.1 2.0- 8.2 273 95.9 91.8-98.0
35-54 770 69 9.6 6.9-13.1 701 90.4 86.9-93.1
55-64 603 65 11.9 8.1-17.3 538 88.1 82.7-91.9
65-74 475 45 9.4 6.1-14.3 430 90.6 85.7-93.9
75+ 396 35 8.3 4.8-13.9 361 91.7 86.1-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 320 54 14.2 9.6-20.5 266 85.8 79.5-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 782 90 9.8 6.8-14.0 692 90.2 86.0-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 693 55 5.7 3.7- 8.8 638 94.3 91.2-96.3
College Graduate 767 35 3.9 2.4- 6.4 732 96.1 93.6-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 328 56 18.8 12.2-27.8 272 81.2 72.2-87.8
$15,000- 24,999 400 48 9.7 6.4-14.5 352 90.3 85.5-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 249 15 7.0 2.6-17.7 234 93.0 82.3-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 359 24 5.3 2.8- 9.5 335 94.7 90.5-97.2
$50,000+ 782 43 5.5 3.3- 8.9 739 94.5 91.1-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 844 159 18.9 14.9-23.8 685 81.1 76.2-85.1
No 1,713 74 4.5 3.1- 6.4 1,639 95.5 93.6-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 424 37 6.2 3.9- 9.6 387 93.8 90.4-96.1
Non-Veteran 2,142 198 8.5 6.8-10.7 1,944 91.5 89.3-93.2

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This question has not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

**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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