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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Traumatic Brain Injury

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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%)
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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 8 3 44.4 14.0-79.7 2 14.7 3.2-47.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.9 4.8-61.1 1 19.0 2.7-66.5
Buncombe 7 3 41.8 12.6-78.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.9 5.8-72.7 2 29.4 7.0-69.8
Cabarrus 8 4 49.1 16.8-82.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 19.5 2.8-67.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 31.4 8.8-68.5
Catawba 2 1 20.9 1.6-81.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 79.1 19.0-98.4 0 0.0 . - .
Cumberland 10 4 41.3 13.8-75.5 4 21.1 6.3-51.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 37.6 10.3-76.0
Davidson 9 3 30.3 9.3-64.8 3 26.3 7.7-60.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 43.4 15.2-76.5
Durham 8 2 19.5 4.5-55.7 3 34.2 10.4-70.0 2 30.4 7.9-69.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.9 2.2-61.0
Forsyth 9 1 10.1 1.3-48.7 3 20.7 5.4-54.6 1 19.1 2.7-66.5 2 13.6 2.8-46.3 2 36.6 9.2-76.5
Gaston 9 1 7.5 1.0-40.3 2 25.5 6.2-64.0 1 23.3 3.6-71.4 2 12.3 2.6-42.1 3 31.3 8.8-68.3
Guilford 8 2 54.6 15.3-88.9 4 20.3 4.6-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.3 1.8-63.4 1 9.8 1.1-50.7
Iredell 9 1 3.4 0.4-22.7 1 4.5 0.6-28.8 2 30.2 6.9-71.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 61.9 24.2-89.2
Johnston 15 8 48.5 23.0-74.8 4 23.4 8.1-51.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 28.2 9.3-59.9
Mecklenburg 18 7 45.0 18.0-75.2 6 20.8 7.6-45.6 2 22.0 5.4-58.0 1 4.4 0.6-26.5 2 7.9 1.6-31.0
New Hanover 4 1 15.0 1.8-63.2 1 30.1 4.2-80.9 2 54.9 13.9-90.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Onslow 9 2 29.9 7.6-68.8 4 35.0 11.6-68.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.8 2.6-40.0 1 23.4 3.6-71.4
Orange 14 3 31.8 10.7-64.3 2 8.8 1.5-37.7 1 8.9 1.2-43.6 1 17.7 2.7-62.6 7 32.9 13.5-60.6
Pitt 7 3 47.4 15.0-82.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.4 3.3-49.7 2 37.2 9.7-76.5
Randolph 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Robeson 9 4 59.0 21.5-88.3 2 13.4 2.1-52.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.3 1.6-55.3 2 15.3 2.8-52.9
Rowan 12 2 20.5 4.4-59.1 2 14.5 3.0-48.5 1 14.8 2.1-57.9 2 13.0 3.1-41.4 5 37.3 14.6-67.3
Union 12 4 33.0 10.9-66.4 5 26.9 9.2-57.1 2 29.9 8.2-67.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.2 1.4-47.7
Wake 14 5 20.5 6.3-49.9 3 17.2 4.0-50.7 2 23.6 3.7-71.2 1 2.4 0.3-17.3 3 36.3 8.6-77.4
Wayne 2 1 58.8 8.1-95.8 1 41.2 4.2-91.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 83 34 56.5 33.7-76.8 24 16.6 8.2-30.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 6 3.1 0.9-10.5 15 22.0 10.0-41.6
Piedmont 154 46 32.0 20.7-45.8 37 15.5 9.7-23.7 15 14.5 7.2-27.1 14 7.5 3.7-14.8 42 30.5 17.2-48.2
Western NC 61 18 31.9 17.3-51.3 10 20.2 9.4-38.2 1 3.0 0.4-18.4 12 17.6 8.7-32.5 20 27.3 16.1-42.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 42 13 41.0 21.3-64.1 6 9.6 3.6-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 18.1 7.0-39.4 17 31.3 16.8-50.6
Northwest 62 13 13.6 7.1-24.5 13 23.2 12.0-40.0 5 12.8 5.0-29.3 11 13.0 6.5-24.3 20 37.4 23.3-53.9
Charlotte 48 17 39.8 22.0-60.7 13 20.1 10.5-35.0 6 22.5 9.8-43.7 3 4.2 1.2-14.1 9 13.5 6.2-27.0
Greensboro 34 11 52.9 27.4-77.0 8 14.1 5.3-32.8 1 1.9 0.3-13.2 4 14.5 4.2-39.9 10 16.5 6.7-35.4
Southern Regional 31 12 35.9 12.2-69.2 8 9.9 3.1-27.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8 2 4.3 0.8-20.4 7 48.4 16.8-81.4
Coastal 11 3 23.9 6.6-58.3 4 36.8 12.7-70.0 2 8.3 1.9-30.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 31.0 8.3-69.0
Wake 41 17 28.3 14.1-48.8 10 16.8 6.8-35.8 4 16.4 3.5-51.1 2 7.8 1.5-32.3 8 30.6 11.3-60.4
Area L 4 1 28.0 3.6-80.1 2 31.1 5.8-76.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 40.9 6.5-87.3
Eastern 25 11 87.4 61.0-96.9 7 5.9 1.4-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.1 0.4- 9.4 3 4.6 0.9-20.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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