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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cognitive Impairment-WHITES

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
-WHITES 7,533 606 6.8 6.0- 7.6 6,927 93.2 92.4-94.0
GENDER
Male 2,792 209 5.9 4.9- 7.2 2,583 94.1 92.8-95.1
Female 4,741 397 7.5 6.4- 8.7 4,344 92.5 91.3-93.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 113 *** *** *** 105 94.4 84.8-98.1
Non-Hispanic 7,409 597 6.8 6.0- 7.6 6,812 93.2 92.4-94.0
AGE
18-34 560 24 2.4 1.5- 3.9 536 97.6 96.1-98.5
35-44 905 54 6.0 4.1- 8.8 851 94.0 91.2-95.9
45-54 1,320 143 10.4 8.4-12.9 1,177 89.6 87.1-91.6
55-64 1,760 142 8.2 6.5-10.3 1,618 91.8 89.7-93.5
65-74 1,608 113 7.6 5.6-10.3 1,495 92.4 89.7-94.4
75+ 1,310 124 9.0 7.0-11.5 1,186 91.0 88.5-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 731 124 15.5 12.0-19.6 607 84.5 80.4-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,071 186 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,885 93.7 92.2-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,955 166 6.1 4.8- 7.6 1,789 93.9 92.4-95.2
College Graduate 2,759 125 3.6 2.8- 4.7 2,634 96.4 95.3-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 128 15.5 12.1-19.7 559 84.5 80.3-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,106 119 10.1 7.7-13.1 987 89.9 86.9-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 736 65 6.2 4.4- 8.7 671 93.8 91.3-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 941 63 5.3 3.7- 7.5 878 94.7 92.5-96.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,001 55 5.0 3.4- 7.3 946 95.0 92.7-96.6
$75,000+ 1,743 74 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,669 96.2 94.6-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,421 396 16.0 13.9-18.4 2,025 84.0 81.6-86.1
No 5,084 206 3.3 2.7- 4.1 4,878 96.7 95.9-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,144 85 6.3 4.7- 8.4 1,059 93.7 91.6-95.3
Non-Veteran 6,388 521 6.8 6.0- 7.8 5,867 93.2 92.2-94.0

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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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