2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 481 32 7.3 4.8-10.7 449 92.7 89.3-95.2
GENDER
Male 204 17 7.1 4.0-12.0 187 92.9 88.0-96.0
Female 277 15 7.4 4.2-12.9 262 92.6 87.1-95.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 352 22 7.4 4.5-11.8 330 92.6 88.2-95.5
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** 81 95.6 86.7-98.6
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 255 11 4.9 2.5- 9.2 244 95.1 90.8-97.5
65+ 207 20 11.3 6.6-18.5 187 88.7 81.5-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 18 11.0 6.5-18.1 156 89.0 81.9-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 125 *** *** *** 116 93.1 86.0-96.8
College Graduate 180 *** *** *** 175 97.8 94.2-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 14 7.9 4.3-14.2 157 92.1 85.8-95.7
$50,000+ 205 *** *** *** 199 96.7 91.6-98.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 105 12 13.8 7.2-24.8 93 86.2 75.2-92.8

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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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