Iowa: Subjective Cognitive Decline

Subjective Cognitive Decline in Iowa

Data from the 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

1 in 11 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 TWO in FIVE 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

22.7% needed help with household chores

25.7% had to give up day-to-day activities

ONE in FOUR say SCD interfered with social activities, work, or volunteering