2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 818 58 8.2 5.8-11.5 760 91.8 88.5-94.2
GENDER
Male 358 29 10.7 6.6-16.7 329 89.3 83.3-93.4
Female 460 29 5.8 3.7- 9.0 431 94.2 91.0-96.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 491 34 8.8 5.6-13.5 457 91.2 86.5-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 198 *** *** *** 188 94.7 89.5-97.4
Other 129 14 11.0 6.2-18.9 115 89.0 81.1-93.8
AGE
45-64 395 28 7.1 4.6-10.9 367 92.9 89.1-95.4
65+ 392 28 9.3 5.3-15.7 364 90.7 84.3-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 291 24 11.3 6.4-19.1 267 88.7 80.9-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 257 20 6.8 4.1-10.9 237 93.2 89.1-95.9
College Graduate 265 13 5.6 2.8-10.7 252 94.4 89.3-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 353 33 12.3 7.6-19.3 320 87.7 80.7-92.4
$50,000+ 294 13 4.5 2.5- 7.9 281 95.5 92.1-97.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 171 12 7.0 3.5-13.5 159 93.0 86.5-96.5

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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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