Percentage of Adults Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 15 3.3 0.9 1.5 5.2
GENDER
Female 8 3.0 1.1 0.7 5.2
Male 7 3.7 1.5 0.9 6.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 0 . . . .
25-34 years 0 . . . .
35-44 years 1 1.6 1.6 0.0 4.8
45-54 years 2 2.0 1.5 0.0 4.9
55-64 years 5 6.7 2.9 1.0 12.4
65+ years 7 5.5 2.2 1.3 9.8
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 14 3.2 0.9 1.4 5.0
Hispanic 1 6.0 5.9 0.0 17.6
RACE
White only 13 3.1 0.9 1.3 4.9
Black or African American only 1 7.2 7.0 0.0 20.9
Other race only 1 5.8 5.7 0.0 16.9
More than one race 0 . . . .
EDUCATION
Less than high school 0 . . . .
High school graduate or G.E.D 8 6.3 2.4 1.6 11.0
Some college 6 4.3 1.8 0.8 7.8
College graduate 1 0.8 0.8 0.0 2.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 4 3.9 2.1 0.0 7.9
$15,000 to $24,999 2 2.2 1.6 0.0 5.3
$25,000 to $34,999 1 1.2 1.2 0.0 3.7
$35,000 to $49,999 1 2.1 2.1 0.0 6.3
$50,000 or more 6 5.8 2.4 1.0 10.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1 0.9 0.9 0.0 2.7
Out of work 1 3.0 3.0 0.0 8.9
Homemaker/Student 1 3.1 3.1 0.0 9.2
Retired 6 6.5 3.0 0.6 12.4
Unable to work 6 4.3 1.8 0.8 7.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 6 4.3 1.9 0.7 8.0
1 to less than 20 hours 0 . . . .
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1 5.4 5.3 0.0 15.8
40 plus hours 1 1.4 1.4 0.0 4.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 8 3.7 1.4 1.0 6.4
Divorced/Separated 4 3.7 1.9 0.0 7.4
Widowed 3 5.5 3.3 0.0 12.0
Never married 0 . . . .
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 3 2.0 1.3 0.0 4.6
Living with a disability 12 3.8 1.2 1.5 6.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 1 4.5 4.5 0.0 13.3
Rural 1 1.8 1.8 0.0 5.4
Densely-settled rural 1 1.9 1.8 0.0 5.5
Semi-Urban 3 4.9 2.9 0.0 10.5
Urban 9 3.4 1.3 0.9 5.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 0 . . . .
Insured 15 3.9 1.1 1.8 5.9
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 14 4.1 1.2 1.8 6.4
Have diabetes 1 1.0 1.0 0.0 3.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 13 3.8 1.1 1.6 6.1
Current asthma 2 1.7 1.2 0.0 4.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 8 5.6 2.1 1.5 9.7
Yes 7 2.1 0.8 0.5 3.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 8 3.6 1.4 0.8 6.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 7 3.3 1.3 0.7 5.8
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 12 4.0 1.2 1.5 6.4
Current smoker 3 2.2 1.3 0.0 4.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 6 5.0 2.3 0.6 9.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 3 2.4 1.5 0.0 5.5
Obese, BMI>=30 6 3.1 1.3 0.6 5.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 2 1.4 1.0 0.0 3.4
Yes 13 4.5 1.3 1.9 7.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 13 3.7 1.1 1.5 5.8
Served on active duty 2 2.1 1.6 0.0 5.2

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