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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cognitive Impairment--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,509 663 6.6 5.8- 7.5 7,846 93.4 92.5-94.2
No 1,060 126 8.9 6.8-11.7 934 91.1 88.3-93.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 145 18 6.3 3.3-11.5 127 93.7 88.5-96.7
Recommended Range 3,106 234 5.7 4.6- 6.9 2,872 94.3 93.1-95.4
Overweight 3,266 233 6.3 4.9- 8.1 3,033 93.7 91.9-95.1
Obese 2,511 275 9.9 8.3-11.8 2,236 90.1 88.2-91.7
Current Smoker
No 7,978 580 6.0 5.2- 6.9 7,398 94.0 93.1-94.8
Yes 1,574 208 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,366 88.9 86.5-90.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,231 210 17.0 13.9-20.5 1,021 83.0 79.5-86.1
No 8,271 565 5.9 5.1- 6.8 7,706 94.1 93.2-94.9
Binge Drinker
No 8,532 701 6.9 6.1- 7.8 7,831 93.1 92.2-93.9
Yes 810 63 6.9 4.6-10.4 747 93.1 89.6-95.4
Heavy Drinker
No 8,916 734 7.0 6.2- 7.9 8,182 93.0 92.1-93.8
Yes 404 31 8.3 4.8-13.8 373 91.7 86.2-95.2
COPD
Yes 862 167 17.9 14.5-21.9 695 82.1 78.1-85.5
No 8,697 618 6.2 5.4- 7.1 8,079 93.8 92.9-94.6
Current Asthma
Yes 799 120 13.0 10.1-16.6 679 87.0 83.4-89.9
No 8,745 663 6.3 5.5- 7.2 8,082 93.7 92.8-94.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,373 196 14.3 11.7-17.3 1,177 85.7 82.7-88.3
No 8,206 596 6.2 5.4- 7.1 7,610 93.8 92.9-94.6
Disability
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

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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