SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury

What was the cause of the brain injury?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Motor vehicle/motor cycle crash Stroke/aneurism Sports-related Fall Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 298 98 39.1 28.1-51.3 71 16.4 11.6-22.7 20 9.3 4.9-17.2 32 7.5 4.5-12.2 77 27.6 18.2-39.7
GENDER
Male 122 43 43.7 27.3-61.7 18 9.0 4.6-17.0 14 13.0 5.9-26.0 8 6.4 2.7-14.4 39 27.9 14.9-46.2
Female 176 55 32.2 23.1-42.9 53 27.4 19.5-36.9 6 4.0 1.5-10.0 24 9.2 5.6-14.7 38 27.2 16.3-41.8
RACE
White 237 72 35.7 23.3-50.5 56 16.4 11.0-23.8 17 10.0 4.9-19.4 29 8.8 5.1-14.6 63 29.1 18.0-43.3
African American 37 15 53.1 32.1-73.1 10 14.8 6.6-30.1 2 6.2 1.0-29.0 2 2.2 0.4-10.6 8 23.7 10.8-44.2
Asian 2 1 70.2 12.9-97.4 1 29.8 2.6-87.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 16 9 74.8 44.5-91.6 1 5.9 0.8-33.4 1 10.7 1.5-49.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.9 4 6.9 1.9-22.3
Other Minorities 3 1 16.8 1.6-71.1 1 62.7 13.2-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.5 2.0-76.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 1 7.3 0.8-42.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 34.7 7.2-78.5 2 58.0 16.2-90.8
-English Speaking 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 30.7 3.5-84.6 1 69.3 15.4-96.5
-Spanish Speaking 3 1 23.1 2.6-77.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 43.6 6.5-89.6 1 33.3 4.2-85.1
Non-Hispanic 291 97 39.6 28.5-51.9 71 16.7 11.7-23.1 20 9.5 5.0-17.4 29 7.1 4.2-11.8 74 27.1 17.6-39.4
AGE
18-24 9 6 60.3 19.1-90.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 39.7 9.3-80.9
25-34 25 7 40.4 13.3-75.1 3 3.1 0.8-11.3 6 22.7 7.5-51.4 2 3.7 0.8-16.5 7 30.1 8.3-67.0
35-44 48 18 32.6 19.0-49.9 9 19.7 8.8-38.3 5 6.6 2.5-16.4 4 7.1 2.2-20.7 12 34.0 18.4-54.1
45-54 69 26 45.5 28.5-63.6 13 17.9 9.3-31.7 4 7.4 2.2-22.2 8 8.5 3.8-17.9 18 20.7 11.0-35.6
55-64 78 16 21.7 12.5-35.1 19 26.9 16.0-41.4 3 3.9 1.2-11.9 10 15.2 5.8-34.3 30 32.3 21.3-45.8
65-74 48 17 36.3 20.9-55.2 21 45.5 28.4-63.8 1 1.8 0.2-11.8 5 10.6 4.0-25.4 4 5.8 1.8-16.6
75+ 21 8 50.8 24.9-76.3 6 24.8 8.2-55.0 1 1.9 0.3-13.3 3 10.9 3.2-31.5 3 11.5 3.3-33.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 17 30.0 12.1-57.2 14 16.0 6.1-35.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.0 2.1-20.9 12 47.0 18.6-77.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 76 29 55.1 39.0-70.2 17 15.3 8.3-26.7 5 5.7 2.2-14.3 4 1.8 0.5- 5.8 21 22.1 12.8-35.3
Some Post-H.S. 75 25 44.5 19.3-72.8 16 11.8 5.3-24.4 4 2.4 0.7- 7.5 10 12.5 4.7-29.3 20 28.9 12.0-54.8
College Graduate 98 27 23.7 14.9-35.6 24 22.3 13.3-34.9 11 26.1 12.9-45.7 12 8.7 4.5-16.3 24 19.2 11.3-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 25 45.2 24.8-67.3 12 15.6 6.6-32.6 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 6 4.0 1.5-10.5 11 33.6 13.5-62.1
$15,000- 24,999 53 21 63.2 35.3-84.4 14 16.5 6.4-36.5 2 3.5 0.6-19.0 3 4.4 1.0-17.8 13 12.4 5.0-27.5
$25,000- 34,999 23 4 16.9 5.5-41.7 6 22.3 8.7-46.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.8 1.3-16.2 10 56.0 29.2-79.7
$35,000- 49,999 37 11 22.4 7.7-49.9 14 21.6 7.5-48.1 2 3.2 0.6-15.0 3 6.9 1.3-29.2 7 46.0 12.8-83.1
$50,000-74,999 31 7 25.9 11.9-47.3 5 12.1 4.4-29.1 4 8.8 2.9-24.0 6 28.1 11.6-53.8 9 25.2 11.6-46.4
$75,000+ 48 12 20.2 10.0-36.5 13 21.7 10.4-39.9 10 36.4 17.6-60.6 5 6.7 2.4-17.0 8 15.1 5.5-35.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 202 68 40.0 28.7-52.6 53 18.4 12.3-26.7 7 6.4 1.8-20.1 18 5.1 2.7- 9.4 56 30.0 18.1-45.5
No 93 28 33.9 14.5-60.9 18 14.2 7.4-25.5 13 14.6 7.0-28.1 14 11.8 5.4-23.9 20 25.4 12.0-46.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 13 50.3 29.0-71.5 10 12.1 5.1-26.1 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 2 5.9 1.4-22.0 14 30.2 15.2-51.1
Non-Veteran 217 71 36.2 23.3-51.4 56 17.3 11.5-25.2 17 11.5 5.8-21.5 22 7.3 4.0-13.2 51 27.6 16.3-42.8

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury.

*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook