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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Traumatic Brain Injury

A brain Injury can result from a blow or jolt to the head caused by a fall, a motor vehicle accident,
a sports injury, or an assault. A brain injury can also occur from a health problem like a tumor or a stoke.

Have you ever had a brain injury that limited you in any way for more than a week in any activities?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,673 301 4.7 3.8- 5.9 6,372 95.3 94.1-96.2
-Catawba County 206 2 0.9 0.2- 4.5 204 99.1 95.5-99.8
GENDER
Male 67 0 0.0 . - . 67 100 . - .
Female 139 2 1.6 0.3- 7.6 137 98.4 92.4-99.7
RACE
White 185 2 1.2 0.2- 5.5 183 98.8 94.5-99.8
Other 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 46 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 45 98.3 88.8-99.8
45+ 159 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 158 99.6 97.4-99.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 98 0 0.0 . - . 98 100 . - .
Some College + 108 2 1.8 0.4- 8.3 106 98.2 91.7-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 0 0.0 . - . 115 100 . - .
$50,000+ 70 2 2.3 0.5-10.6 68 97.7 89.4-99.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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