2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Cognitive Decline

During the past 12 months, how often has confusion or memory loss interfered with your ability to work, volunteer, or engage in social activities outside the home?*

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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 231 29 13.1 8.7-19.1 12 6.6 3.3-12.8 38 15.9 10.8-22.7 32 14.7 9.3-22.4 120 49.8 41.6-58.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 8 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 9 & 10 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 88 13 13.8 7.1-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Piedmont 99 11 13.5 7.3-23.7 *** *** *** 12 10.3 5.5-18.5 12 11.8 5.3-24.2 *** *** ***
Western NC 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Northwest 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Charlotte 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Greensboro 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Area L & Eastern 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 2 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 3 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 5 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 6 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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