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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cognitive Impairment-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 6,146 526 7.9 6.9- 9.1 5,620 92.1 90.9-93.1
RACE
White 4,741 397 7.5 6.4- 8.7 4,344 92.5 91.3-93.6
African American 997 97 9.3 6.9-12.5 900 90.7 87.5-93.1
Other Minorities 370 31 8.7 3.9-18.2 339 91.3 81.8-96.1
AGE
18-34 542 21 3.3 1.7- 6.2 521 96.7 93.8-98.3
35-44 795 52 6.4 4.3- 9.5 743 93.6 90.5-95.7
45-54 1,127 138 14.7 11.8-18.1 989 85.3 81.9-88.2
55-64 1,382 124 9.8 7.5-12.8 1,258 90.2 87.2-92.5
65-74 1,193 92 7.5 5.5-10.1 1,101 92.5 89.9-94.5
75+ 1,030 95 9.0 6.7-12.0 935 91.0 88.0-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 717 118 16.4 12.3-21.6 599 83.6 78.4-87.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,749 171 8.0 6.2-10.4 1,578 92.0 89.6-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,631 140 6.3 5.0- 7.9 1,491 93.7 92.1-95.0
College Graduate 2,039 93 4.2 3.1- 5.5 1,946 95.8 94.5-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 771 134 15.3 11.2-20.4 637 84.7 79.6-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,021 107 9.5 7.2-12.6 914 90.5 87.4-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 605 42 5.0 3.2- 7.6 563 95.0 92.4-96.8
$35,000- 49,999 714 50 6.2 4.1- 9.3 664 93.8 90.7-95.9
$50,000- 74,999 676 30 4.6 2.5- 8.2 646 95.4 91.8-97.5
$75,000+ 1,122 53 4.3 3.0- 6.1 1,069 95.7 93.9-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,022 348 18.0 15.2-21.1 1,674 82.0 78.9-84.8
No 4,100 173 3.9 3.0- 5.0 3,927 96.1 95.0-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 15 12.6 5.6-25.7 108 87.4 74.3-94.4
Non-Veteran 6,022 511 7.8 6.8- 9.0 5,511 92.2 91.0-93.2

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

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