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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 141 42 29.2 19.9-40.7 42 28.3 19.3-39.4 6 5.0 1.9-12.4 22 11.2 6.7-18.0 29 26.3 14.0-43.9
African American 18 5 39.1 14.4-71.0 8 22.5 8.7-46.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4 4 37.1 13.9-68.3
Other Minorities 15 8 61.7 28.8-86.5 2 25.8 6.0-65.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.2-13.2 4 10.6 2.6-34.1
AGE
18-24 5 2 9.3 1.2-45.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 90.7 54.1-98.8
25-34 11 3 34.5 11.7-67.8 3 19.6 5.6-49.9 1 15.7 2.3-59.6 1 8.0 1.1-40.8 3 22.1 6.4-54.2
35-44 27 10 34.3 16.7-57.7 7 26.8 11.5-50.8 2 4.4 1.0-16.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 7 33.5 15.2-58.6
45-54 46 19 44.6 27.2-63.4 12 30.9 16.7-49.9 0 0.0 . - . 8 15.5 7.1-30.6 7 9.0 3.7-20.3
55-64 46 7 18.7 8.4-36.9 12 31.5 17.5-49.9 3 7.7 2.4-22.1 8 10.0 4.3-21.6 16 32.1 17.9-50.6
65+ 41 14 41.2 21.9-63.7 19 41.7 23.5-62.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.9 6.3-31.0 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 28 9 54.1 28.0-78.1 11 27.5 11.7-52.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 10.3 3.4-27.1 4 8.1 2.4-23.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 36 12 33.9 17.9-54.8 13 33.2 17.3-54.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 3 2.7 0.8- 9.3 7 28.5 12.8-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 46 15 25.1 11.8-45.7 13 21.3 9.4-41.3 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 6 6.7 2.3-18.4 11 44.6 19.6-72.7
College Graduate 66 19 28.7 17.4-43.4 16 29.1 17.5-44.2 4 8.5 2.7-24.0 11 15.0 7.7-27.1 16 18.8 10.6-31.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 12 25.4 9.8-51.7 10 13.5 5.0-31.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.9 2.3-19.0 9 54.2 25.1-80.6
$15,000- 24,999 34 16 44.6 23.0-68.4 11 33.7 15.7-58.0 1 8.7 1.2-41.8 2 4.2 1.0-15.9 4 8.9 3.0-23.6
$25,000- 34,999 14 1 12.3 1.8-52.0 6 48.9 23.5-75.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.6 3.0-31.1 4 28.1 10.1-57.8
$35,000- 49,999 19 4 33.8 12.8-64.0 10 51.1 25.5-76.1 1 6.3 0.9-34.3 2 5.5 1.2-21.7 2 3.3 0.5-18.8
$50,000- 74,999 17 3 20.0 5.6-51.3 3 15.8 4.2-44.3 2 8.1 1.9-28.4 3 24.3 8.0-54.1 6 31.8 12.3-60.8
$75,000+ 25 8 40.1 20.2-63.8 7 31.5 14.5-55.3 2 6.3 1.5-22.9 4 15.1 5.1-37.3 4 7.0 1.8-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 117 36 38.2 26.9-51.0 39 28.7 19.8-39.6 0 0.0 . - . 15 8.8 4.8-15.6 27 24.3 15.5-36.0
No 57 18 23.0 12.1-39.3 14 25.5 12.9-44.0 6 10.0 3.7-24.6 9 9.9 4.3-21.2 10 31.6 11.7-61.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 1 32.8 3.4-87.2 1 60.0 10.4-95.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 0.7-47.1
Non-Veteran 145 45 30.8 21.3-42.4 47 27.4 18.9-37.8 5 4.1 1.4-11.1 17 8.5 4.8-14.5 31 29.3 17.2-45.2

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*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.

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