QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥45 Years Who Were

Overall, 5.1% of adults aged ≥45 years were limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or periods of confusion. The percentage of adults experiencing this limitation was highest among non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native adults (9.8%) and non-Hispanic black adults (7.4%), followed by Hispanic adults (5.6%), non-Hispanic white adults (4.7%), and non-Hispanic Asian adults (4.1%).

Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2014–2016 data. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm.


Reported by: Charlotte A. Schoenborn, MPH, cas6@cdc.gov, 301-458-4485; Maria A. Villarroel, PhD; Tina Norris, PhD; Tainya C. Clarke, PhD.

Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥45 Years Who Were Limited in Any Way Because of Difficulty Remembering or Periods of Confusion, by Race/Ethnicity — United States, 2014–2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:1205. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6643a10.

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