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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-MALES

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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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 96 30 40.0 21.6-61.7 14 8.7 3.9-18.0 11 13.3 5.5-28.9 7 7.2 2.8-17.1 34 30.8 15.5-52.0
African American 19 10 61.9 33.8-83.8 2 10.0 2.3-34.5 2 10.1 1.7-42.4 1 2.8 0.4-18.6 4 15.2 4.5-40.2
Other Minorities 6 3 65.5 22.3-92.6 1 8.0 0.9-45.1 1 20.6 2.6-71.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.9 0.7-36.7
AGE
18-24 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 14 4 41.5 11.2-79.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 24.0 6.8-57.6 1 3.0 0.4-20.4 4 31.5 7.2-73.1
35-44 21 8 31.2 13.7-56.5 2 14.1 2.8-47.9 3 8.3 2.3-25.7 3 11.9 3.3-34.8 5 34.4 13.3-64.2
45-54 23 7 46.5 18.8-76.5 1 2.4 0.3-16.4 4 16.4 4.6-44.5 0 0.0 . - . 11 34.7 14.1-63.3
55-64 32 9 24.7 11.1-46.3 7 22.2 8.5-46.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 20.5 5.2-54.7 14 32.6 17.3-52.8
65+ 28 11 41.4 22.1-63.8 8 35.2 16.6-59.7 2 3.6 0.8-14.5 2 6.7 1.3-27.7 5 13.1 5.0-30.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 8 19.3 4.9-52.9 3 10.9 2.2-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.5 0.8-29.8 8 64.2 27.7-89.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 40 17 64.8 45.1-80.5 4 7.1 2.3-20.0 4 7.6 2.6-20.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2 14 19.1 9.4-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 29 10 60.3 23.7-88.1 3 4.1 0.8-17.8 3 2.4 0.6- 9.9 4 17.1 4.2-49.1 9 16.1 4.5-43.6
College Graduate 32 8 18.6 7.9-38.0 8 15.3 5.0-38.1 7 44.2 21.0-70.2 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 8 19.7 7.8-41.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 18 13 73.0 42.7-90.8 2 18.5 4.5-52.3 1 3.8 0.5-23.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.7 0.9-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 19 5 73.3 37.6-92.6 3 7.3 1.4-30.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.9 1 4.5 0.5-30.3 9 14.3 4.0-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 9 3 20.8 4.4-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 79.2 40.4-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 18 7 16.6 3.7-51.1 4 6.6 1.3-27.7 1 1.5 0.2-13.6 1 7.6 0.8-46.0 5 67.6 24.4-93.1
$50,000- 74,999 14 4 29.8 10.8-59.8 2 9.6 2.0-35.3 2 9.3 1.9-35.1 3 30.7 8.7-67.1 3 20.7 5.9-52.2
$75,000+ 23 4 9.7 2.8-28.3 6 16.5 4.9-43.5 8 52.2 25.4-77.8 1 2.2 0.3-15.0 4 19.3 5.8-48.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 85 32 41.3 24.5-60.4 14 11.4 5.2-23.5 7 10.7 3.1-31.5 3 2.6 0.6-10.2 29 33.9 16.3-57.5
No 36 10 42.0 13.6-77.0 4 5.9 1.7-18.4 7 18.0 6.4-41.3 5 13.3 4.2-35.0 10 20.9 7.4-46.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 12 50.7 29.0-72.2 9 10.9 4.3-25.0 2 1.6 0.3- 6.7 2 6.0 1.4-22.5 13 30.8 15.4-52.1
Non-Veteran 72 26 40.6 20.2-64.9 9 9.1 3.8-20.3 12 17.6 7.6-35.6 5 6.4 2.1-18.0 20 26.3 10.5-51.8

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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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