2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

Cognitive Decline

During the past 12 months, have you experienced confusion or memory loss that is happening more often or is getting worse?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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 4 554 32 6.0 3.9- 9.1 522 94.0 90.9-96.1
GENDER
Male 243 14 5.1 2.8- 9.2 229 94.9 90.8-97.2
Female 311 18 6.7 3.7-11.9 293 93.3 88.1-96.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 354 22 6.7 3.9-11.2 332 93.3 88.8-96.1
Non-Hispanic Black 139 *** *** *** 131 94.6 88.7-97.6
Other 61 *** *** *** 59 96.8 87.8-99.2
AGE
45-64 307 13 5.2 2.8- 9.5 294 94.8 90.5-97.2
65+ 234 19 7.6 4.2-13.6 215 92.4 86.4-95.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 146 *** *** *** 136 91.4 82.8-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 126 *** *** *** 119 96.5 92.0-98.5
College Graduate 281 15 5.6 3.1- 9.9 266 94.4 90.1-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 16 10.9 5.8-19.6 157 89.1 80.4-94.2
$50,000+ 271 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 259 96.2 92.8-98.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 110 *** *** *** 106 96.4 90.0-98.8

Back to Cognitive Decline.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14OCT21.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts