2015–2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data from adults in 49 States*, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia: People Aged 45 Years and Older

1 in 9

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1 in 9 people aged 45 years
and older are experiencing
Subjective Cognitive Decline

40%

SCD is self-reported MEMORY PROBLEMS that have been GETTING WORSE over the past year.

40% of people
with SCD have at least
one chronic condition

81%

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81% 
of people
with SCD had to give up
day-to-day activities

One in three

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One in three
of people
with SCD had to give up
day-to-day activities

Less than half

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less than half of people with SCD
say it interfered with social activities,
work, or volunteering

35%

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35% of people with SCD need
help with household tasks

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