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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cognitive Impairment-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,411 133 7.8 5.9-10.4 1,278 92.2 89.6-94.1
GENDER
Male 414 36 6.1 3.4-10.8 378 93.9 89.2-96.6
Female 997 97 9.3 6.9-12.5 900 90.7 87.5-93.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,395 131 8.0 6.0-10.6 1,264 92.0 89.4-94.0
AGE
18-34 161 *** *** *** 155 96.4 90.7-98.7
35-44 190 13 9.2 3.8-20.5 177 90.8 79.5-96.2
45-54 302 32 10.2 6.5-15.7 270 89.8 84.3-93.5
55-64 331 42 12.8 8.5-18.8 289 87.2 81.2-91.5
65-74 237 21 7.7 4.1-13.9 216 92.3 86.1-95.9
75+ 169 19 10.1 5.0-19.4 150 89.9 80.6-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 36 14.0 9.2-20.7 181 86.0 79.3-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 471 52 11.3 6.9-17.8 419 88.7 82.2-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 358 26 2.9 1.7- 4.9 332 97.1 95.1-98.3
College Graduate 360 19 4.3 2.4- 7.7 341 95.7 92.3-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 46 13.6 9.2-19.8 219 86.4 80.2-90.8
$15,000- 24,999 297 32 8.0 4.7-13.3 265 92.0 86.7-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 164 *** *** *** 160 95.4 80.8-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 190 13 3.5 1.7- 7.0 177 96.5 93.0-98.3
$50,000- 74,999 120 *** *** *** 116 99.2 97.4-99.8
$75,000+ 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 446 88 19.5 13.7-27.0 358 80.5 73.0-86.3
No 958 44 4.0 2.5- 6.4 914 96.0 93.6-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 167 19 5.7 2.6-12.1 148 94.3 87.9-97.4
Non-Veteran 1,243 114 8.1 6.0-10.9 1,129 91.9 89.1-94.0

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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