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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-MALES

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
-MALES 2,438 123 5.9 4.2- 8.2 2,315 94.1 91.8-95.8
RACE
White 1,940 96 6.6 4.4- 9.6 1,844 93.4 90.4-95.6
African American 306 19 5.8 3.1-10.4 287 94.2 89.6-96.9
Other Minorities 165 7 2.3 0.7- 6.8 158 97.7 93.2-99.3
AGE
18-24 92 4 5.1 1.7-14.4 88 94.9 85.6-98.3
25-34 195 15 11.7 5.6-22.9 180 88.3 77.1-94.4
35-44 364 21 4.4 2.6- 7.5 343 95.6 92.5-97.4
45-54 532 23 4.4 2.3- 8.1 509 95.6 91.9-97.7
55-64 548 32 4.9 3.1- 7.7 516 95.1 92.3-96.9
65+ 699 28 4.0 2.5- 6.2 671 96.0 93.8-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 325 21 9.4 4.0-20.8 304 90.6 79.2-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 721 40 6.1 3.9- 9.5 681 93.9 90.5-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 576 29 5.9 2.4-13.7 547 94.1 86.3-97.6
College Graduate 812 33 4.4 2.7- 7.1 779 95.6 92.9-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 18 9.0 4.5-17.1 182 91.0 82.9-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 329 19 9.8 3.7-23.6 310 90.2 76.4-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 271 9 3.5 1.3- 9.1 262 96.5 90.9-98.7
$35,000- 49,999 330 18 7.5 2.4-21.3 312 92.5 78.7-97.6
$50,000- 74,999 358 15 4.4 2.3- 8.0 343 95.6 92.0-97.7
$75,000+ 653 23 3.8 2.1- 6.7 630 96.2 93.3-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 826 85 11.8 8.1-16.9 741 88.2 83.1-91.9
No 1,590 37 3.2 1.7- 5.9 1,553 96.8 94.1-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 700 38 6.1 3.8- 9.5 662 93.9 90.5-96.2
Non-Veteran 1,372 73 6.6 4.3-10.1 1,299 93.4 89.9-95.7

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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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