Percentage of Adults Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s Disease
or Some Other Form of Dementia
(Among adults who have experienced confusion
or memory loss that is happening more often or
getting worse during the past 12 months)

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 50 10.5 1.7 7.3 13.7
GENDER
Female 25 8.2 1.8 4.8 11.7
Male 25 13.0 2.8 7.4 18.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 0 . . . .
25-34 years 1 3.4 3.3 0.0 9.9
35-44 years 6 11.7 5.0 1.8 21.6
45-54 years 6 3.6 1.7 0.3 7.0
55-64 years 12 13.9 3.9 6.2 21.6
65+ years 25 22.5 4.5 13.7 31.3
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 47 10.0 1.6 6.9 13.2
Hispanic 3 19.5 11.9 0.0 42.8
RACE
White only 41 8.7 1.5 5.8 11.7
Black or African American only 5 36.6 13.8 9.5 63.6
Other race only 3 18.8 11.2 0.0 40.8
More than one race 0 . . . .
EDUCATION
Less than high school 8 15.5 5.8 4.0 26.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 20 16.2 3.8 8.7 23.7
Some college 12 7.3 2.2 3.0 11.5
College graduate 10 5.6 1.9 1.9 9.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 14 13.8 4.0 5.9 21.6
$15,000 to $24,999 6 8.5 3.6 1.3 15.6
$25,000 to $34,999 5 8.3 4.6 0.0 17.3
$35,000 to $49,999 8 9.2 3.6 2.2 16.2
$50,000 or more 12 10.6 3.4 4.0 17.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 5 4.1 2.1 0.0 8.2
Out of work 2 5.3 3.8 0.0 12.7
Homemaker/Student 2 7.3 5.1 0.0 17.3
Retired 23 24.0 5.1 14.0 34.0
Unable to work 18 12.4 3.1 6.3 18.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 23 19.5 4.2 11.2 27.7
1 to less than 20 hours 0 . . . .
20 hours to less than 40 hours 2 7.0 5.5 0.0 17.8
40 plus hours 5 6.1 3.1 0.0 12.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 26 10.7 2.3 6.3 15.2
Divorced/Separated 15 11.8 3.4 5.2 18.4
Widowed 7 18.0 6.9 4.4 31.5
Never married 2 3.4 2.7 0.0 8.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 10 8.3 3.0 2.4 14.1
Living with a disability 40 11.3 2.0 7.5 15.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 3 14.6 7.9 0.0 30.2
Rural 3 5.2 3.0 0.0 11.1
Densely-settled rural 9 16.2 5.9 4.6 27.7
Semi-Urban 6 10.5 4.6 1.6 19.4
Urban 29 9.9 2.1 5.8 13.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 0 . . . .
Insured 50 12.1 1.9 8.4 15.8
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 37 9.6 1.8 6.2 13.1
Have diabetes 13 13.4 4.0 5.6 21.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 43 11.8 2.0 7.9 15.6
Current asthma 7 6.4 2.8 0.8 12.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 23 14.4 3.3 7.9 20.9
Yes 27 8.4 1.8 4.9 12.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 24 9.9 2.2 5.6 14.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 26 11.4 2.5 6.5 16.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 40 11.9 2.1 7.9 16.0
Current smoker 10 7.9 2.7 2.5 13.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 18 12.7 3.3 6.2 19.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 15 11.9 3.3 5.4 18.4
Obese, BMI>=30 17 8.6 2.4 4.0 13.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 14 9.7 3.0 3.9 15.5
Yes 36 11.0 2.0 7.1 14.9
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 38 10.8 1.9 7.0 14.5
Served on active duty 12 9.6 3.2 3.4 15.8

Numerator: Respondents who have been ever told by a health care professional
that they have Alzheimer’s Disease or some other form of dementia.
 
Denominator: Among respondents who have experienced confusion or memory loss
that is happening more often or getting worse during the past 12 months,
AND have dicussed it with a health care professional,
excluding unknowns and refusals.