2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 546 33 8.2 5.0-13.0 513 91.8 87.0-95.0
GENDER
Male 238 15 9.9 5.0-18.6 223 90.1 81.4-95.0
Female 308 18 6.7 3.4-12.8 290 93.3 87.2-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 355 17 7.1 3.6-13.5 338 92.9 86.5-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 91 *** *** *** 84 89.5 76.6-95.7
Other 100 *** *** *** 91 87.8 74.3-94.7
AGE
45-64 261 17 8.5 4.6-15.3 244 91.5 84.7-95.4
65+ 263 14 6.9 2.8-15.8 249 93.1 84.2-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 14 8.7 3.9-18.1 202 91.3 81.9-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 167 *** *** *** 157 91.4 81.7-96.2
College Graduate 158 *** *** *** 150 93.9 85.4-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 19 13.7 7.4-23.9 222 86.3 76.1-92.6
$50,000+ 185 *** *** *** 180 97.9 94.5-99.3
Don't know/Not Sure 120 *** *** *** 111 92.5 83.5-96.7

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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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