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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,235 178 3.7 2.9- 4.6 4,057 96.3 95.4-97.1
RACE
White 3,353 142 3.8 3.0- 4.9 3,211 96.2 95.1-97.0
African American 632 19 3.1 1.7- 5.6 613 96.9 94.4-98.3
Other Minorities 224 15 3.4 1.7- 6.5 209 96.6 93.5-98.3
AGE
18-24 84 5 4.6 1.1-17.1 79 95.4 82.9-98.9
25-34 412 11 2.1 1.1- 3.9 401 97.9 96.1-98.9
35-44 650 27 3.5 2.2- 5.5 623 96.5 94.5-97.8
45-54 828 46 5.1 3.5- 7.3 782 94.9 92.7-96.5
55-64 824 46 4.9 3.4- 6.9 778 95.1 93.1-96.6
65+ 1,400 43 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,357 97.3 95.9-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 504 28 4.5 2.5- 8.0 476 95.5 92.0-97.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,253 37 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,216 97.2 95.8-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,140 47 4.2 2.4- 7.1 1,093 95.8 92.9-97.6
College Graduate 1,333 66 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,267 96.3 95.1-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 489 37 10.0 5.3-18.0 452 90.0 82.0-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 679 35 4.8 3.0- 7.6 644 95.2 92.4-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 450 14 2.6 1.5- 4.6 436 97.4 95.4-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 569 19 3.1 1.8- 5.4 550 96.9 94.6-98.2
$50,000- 74,999 555 17 2.4 1.4- 4.2 538 97.6 95.8-98.6
$75,000+ 770 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8 745 97.6 96.2-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,544 118 7.3 5.7- 9.2 1,426 92.7 90.8-94.3
No 2,662 58 2.1 1.3- 3.2 2,604 97.9 96.8-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 3 1.3 0.3- 5.1 101 98.7 94.9-99.7
Non-Veteran 3,485 147 3.9 3.0- 5.0 3,338 96.1 95.0-97.0

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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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