2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Cognitive Decline

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 3,293 221 6.9 5.9- 8.2 3,072 93.1 91.8-94.1
Medicaid Region 1 409 34 8.1 5.6-11.6 375 91.9 88.4-94.4
GENDER
Male 166 15 6.9 4.0-11.8 151 93.1 88.2-96.0
Female 243 19 9.2 5.6-14.6 224 90.8 85.4-94.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 356 28 7.8 5.3-11.5 328 92.2 88.5-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 186 16 9.4 5.5-15.6 170 90.6 84.4-94.5
65+ 209 18 7.4 4.6-11.9 191 92.6 88.1-95.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 16 10.0 5.9-16.6 135 90.0 83.4-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 117 14 9.6 5.5-16.3 103 90.4 83.7-94.5
College Graduate 140 *** *** *** 136 97.5 93.1-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 21 10.2 6.4-16.0 164 89.8 84.0-93.6
$50,000+ 149 *** *** *** 144 96.1 90.1-98.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 75 *** *** *** 67 88.9 78.1-94.7

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*Asked only of Respondents aged 45 or older.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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