QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 45 Years or Older Who Were Limited in Any Way Because of Difficulty Remembering or Periods of Confusion,† by Race/Ethnicity — United States, 2014–2016

Overall, 5.1% of adults aged 45 years or older 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.


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