District of Columbia: Subjective Cognitive Decline

Subjective Cognitive Decline in District of Columbia

Data from the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

1 in 8 people aged 45 years and older are experiencing Subjective Cognitive Decline

SCD is self-reported MEMORY PROBLEMS that have been getting worse over the past year.

Only HALF with SCD have talked to a health care provider about it.

Nearly 80% with SCD have at least one chronic condition.

Among those with SCD

33.5% needed help with household chores

40.1% had to give up day-to-day activities

TWO in FIVE say SCD interfered with social activities, work, or volunteering