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4.2
Comparison: 5.0
Unit: percent
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Persons with a Cognitive Difficulty

Value: 4.2 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: U.S. Value
Categories: Health / Disabilities
Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of the population aged 5 years and over with a cognitive difficulty.
Why this is important: 
People with a cognitive difficulty experience serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions due to a physical, mental, or emotional condition. Cognitive difficulties can have a large impact in everyday activities, and may lead to challenges at school or work. People with a cognitive disability may have particular difficulty with math, visual, reading, linguistic, and verbal comprehension.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the national value.
American Community Survey single year estimates are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2008: 4.8 2009: 4.7 2010: 4.6 2011: 4.4 2012: 4.2

percent

Persons with a Cognitive Difficulty by Age

5-17: 3.7 18-64: 3.7 65+: 8.2 Overall: 4.2

percent

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Unit: percent
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Persons with a Cognitive Difficulty

Value: 4.2 percent
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Disabilities
Health / Mental Health & Mental Disorders
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of the population aged 5 years and over with a cognitive difficulty.
Why this is important: 
People with a cognitive difficulty experience serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions due to a physical, mental, or emotional condition. Cognitive difficulties can have a large impact in everyday activities, and may lead to challenges at school or work. People with a cognitive disability may have particular difficulty with math, visual, reading, linguistic, and verbal comprehension.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
American Community Survey single year estimates are available for geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more.
Source: American Community Survey
URL of Source:   http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
URL of Data:   http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2008: 4.8 2009: 4.7 2010: 4.6 2011: 4.4 2012: 4.2

percent

Persons with a Cognitive Difficulty by Age

5-17: 3.7 18-64: 3.7 65+: 8.2 Overall: 4.2

percent

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