2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Cognitive Decline

During the past 12 months, as a result of confusion or memory loss, how often have you given up day-to-day household activities or chores you used to do, such as cooking, cleaning, taking medications, driving, or paying bills?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 234 19 10.9 6.1-18.7 12 5.3 2.6-10.2 63 27.6 20.6-35.9 29 11.1 7.2-16.9 111 45.1 37.1-53.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Piedmont 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 10.5 5.0-20.5 *** *** ***
Western NC 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of Respondents aged 45 or older who reported progressive memory or cognitive decline.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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