Association of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Increased Confusion or Memory Loss and Functional Limitations Among Adults in 21 States, 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 13 — January 7, 2016
Figure. Functional limitations among persons with or without reported increased confusion or memory loss (ICML), by chronic obstructive pulmonary COPD status, adults aged 45 years and older in 21 states (Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin), 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Domains where help was needed are safety, transportation, household activities, personal care, and other. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; —, not applicable.
|Limitation||ICML With COPD, % (95% CI)||ICML Without COPD, % (95% CI)||NO ICML With COPD, % (95% CI)||No ICML or COPD, % (95% CI)|
|2 or more weeks of activity limitation in prior month||51.9 (47.4-56.3)||26.2 (24.0-28.6)||23.6 (21.5-26.0)||7.0 (6.5-7.4)|
|Health problem requires use of special equipment||45.5 (41.2-49.9)||25.3 (23.1-27.6)||29.1 (26.6-31.7)||9.5 (9.0-9.9)|
|Unable to work||45.6 (41.2-50.0)||22.3 (20.1-24.7)||21.6 (19.1-24.2)||6.3 (5.9-6.8)|
|Difficulty with household chores, former activities, or social activities||43.7 (39.3-48.2)||29.8 (27.1-32.5)||—||—|
|Interferes with ability to work or volunteer||46.2 (41.7-50.6)||30.4 (28.1-32.9)||—||—|
|Needed help in any domain||66.9 (62.6-70.8)||53.7 (51.1-56.3)||—||—|
|Received help in prior month||32.1 (28.1-36.4)||21.2 (19.0-23.5)||—||—|
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