Percentage of Adults Who Have Experienced Confusion or Memory Loss That is
Happening More Often or is Getting Worse During the Past 12 Months AND
Who Have Always, Usually or Sometimes Given Up On Household Activities
or Chores Because of the Confusion or Memory Loss.

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 487 28.3 1.3 25.6 30.9
GENDER
Female 308 30.9 1.8 27.3 34.5
Male 179 25.4 1.9 21.6 29.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 10 23.1 6.8 9.9 36.4
25-34 years 39 35.0 5.2 24.9 45.1
35-44 years 50 26.2 3.7 18.9 33.4
45-54 years 124 33.4 3.0 27.6 39.2
55-64 years 122 27.3 2.5 22.4 32.3
65+ years 142 23.9 2.1 19.9 28.0
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 463 27.8 1.3 25.1 30.4
Hispanic 22 35.9 6.8 22.6 49.2
RACE
White only 386 25.3 1.3 22.7 27.9
Black or African American only 47 40.2 6.3 27.8 52.5
Other race only 33 48.0 6.8 34.7 61.4
More than one race 16 39.6 8.9 22.2 57.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 85 37.3 4.0 29.4 45.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 184 32.0 2.3 27.4 36.5
Some college 138 25.5 2.3 21.0 30.1
College graduate 80 18.7 2.2 14.4 22.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 47.1 3.6 40.0 54.1
$15,000 to $24,999 140 35.1 2.9 29.4 40.8
$25,000 to $34,999 51 28.6 4.0 20.7 36.5
$35,000 to $49,999 40 18.0 3.2 11.8 24.3
$50,000 or more 55 14.2 2.1 10.0 18.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 81 16.3 1.9 12.5 20.1
Out of work 34 29.3 5.2 19.1 39.6
Homemaker/Student 31 29.4 5.4 18.8 40.0
Retired 115 21.7 2.1 17.6 25.8
Unable to work 222 53.5 3.0 47.7 59.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 133 25.1 2.2 20.8 29.4
1 to less than 20 hours 16 17.8 5.0 8.0 27.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 31 23.2 4.3 14.8 31.5
40 plus hours 43 13.2 2.2 8.9 17.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 195 23.7 1.8 20.3 27.2
Divorced/Separated 151 37.4 2.9 31.6 43.1
Widowed 78 30.3 3.5 23.5 37.1
Never married 61 28.2 3.8 20.8 35.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 66 10.4 1.4 7.6 13.2
Living with a disability 416 41.2 1.9 37.5 45.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 27 33.7 6.0 22.0 45.4
Rural 68 39.5 4.4 30.9 48.1
Densely-settled rural 74 27.9 3.4 21.2 34.7
Semi-Urban 78 26.1 3.1 20.1 32.2
Urban 240 26.3 1.8 22.7 29.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 82 33.9 3.8 26.4 41.4
Insured 404 27.2 1.4 24.4 29.9
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 347 25.6 1.5 22.8 28.5
Have diabetes 139 38.5 3.1 32.4 44.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 365 26.0 1.4 23.2 28.8
Current asthma 118 39.1 3.6 32.1 46.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 151 20.9 1.8 17.3 24.5
Yes 333 35.2 1.9 31.5 38.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 218 19.0 1.4 16.2 21.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 255 44.9 2.6 39.7 50.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 311 25.1 1.5 22.1 28.1
Current smoker 174 35.7 2.7 30.4 41.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 127 25.2 2.4 20.5 29.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 133 25.7 2.3 21.1 30.2
Obese, BMI>=30 209 31.9 2.3 27.5 36.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 241 33.0 2.2 28.7 37.3
Yes 245 25.3 1.7 22.0 28.6
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 412 29.3 1.5 26.3 32.2
Served on active duty 75 23.5 2.8 18.0 29.0

Numerator: Respondents who experienced confusion or memory loss
during the past 12 months AND who have always, usually or
sometimes given up on household activities or chores
because of the confusion or memory loss.
 
Denominator: Respondents who experienced confusion
or memory loss during the past 12 months,
excluding unknowns and refusals