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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 9,598 793 7.1 6.3- 7.9 8,805 92.9 92.1-93.7
GENDER
Male 3,452 267 6.1 5.0- 7.5 3,185 93.9 92.5-95.0
Female 6,146 526 7.9 6.9- 9.1 5,620 92.1 90.9-93.1
RACE
White 7,533 606 6.8 6.0- 7.6 6,927 93.2 92.4-94.0
African American 1,411 133 7.8 5.9-10.4 1,278 92.2 89.6-94.1
Native American 220 26 12.6 5.7-25.7 194 87.4 74.3-94.3
Other Minorities 375 25 6.9 3.2-14.1 350 93.1 85.9-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 340 21 6.1 2.6-13.5 319 93.9 86.5-97.4
-English Speaking 175 14 4.7 2.1-10.1 161 95.3 89.9-97.9
-Spanish Speaking 165 *** *** *** 158 93.1 80.7-97.8
Non-Hispanic 9,233 769 7.1 6.3- 8.0 8,464 92.9 92.0-93.7
AGE
18-34 852 35 3.4 2.1- 5.4 817 96.6 94.6-97.9
35-44 1,245 73 6.1 4.3- 8.6 1,172 93.9 91.4-95.7
45-54 1,770 193 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,577 89.5 87.4-91.3
55-64 2,191 200 9.7 7.9-11.9 1,991 90.3 88.1-92.1
65-74 1,917 138 7.5 5.7- 9.8 1,779 92.5 90.2-94.3
75+ 1,516 147 9.3 7.4-11.7 1,369 90.7 88.3-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,110 175 13.7 11.0-17.0 935 86.3 83.0-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,701 259 8.1 6.4-10.2 2,442 91.9 89.8-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,442 204 5.4 4.4- 6.6 2,238 94.6 93.4-95.6
College Graduate 3,319 150 3.6 2.8- 4.6 3,169 96.4 95.4-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,064 191 17.0 13.3-21.4 873 83.0 78.6-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,537 160 8.5 6.7-10.7 1,377 91.5 89.3-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 963 74 5.4 3.6- 8.1 889 94.6 91.9-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,198 80 4.7 3.4- 6.5 1,118 95.3 93.5-96.6
$50,000-74,999 1,168 64 4.4 3.0- 6.3 1,104 95.6 93.7-97.0
$75,000+ 2,011 85 4.2 2.8- 6.1 1,926 95.8 93.9-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,057 524 17.3 15.1-19.7 2,533 82.7 80.3-84.9
No 6,504 264 3.5 2.8- 4.3 6,240 96.5 95.7-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,376 111 7.0 5.1- 9.6 1,265 93.0 90.4-94.9
Non-Veteran 8,218 681 7.0 6.2- 8.0 7,537 93.0 92.0-93.8

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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).

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