SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

What was the cause of the brain injury?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 256 81 33.3 24.3-43.7 62 17.9 12.5-24.8 18 10.6 5.3-20.2 31 9.4 5.6-15.1 64 28.8 18.2-42.5
No 40 16 59.7 30.6-83.3 8 10.7 3.6-27.7 2 4.8 1.0-19.8 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 13 23.8 9.0-49.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 2 23.7 5.4-63.0 2 14.0 3.1-45.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 62.3 28.2-87.5
Recommended Range 88 29 36.4 22.3-53.3 21 17.0 9.4-28.8 6 4.6 1.9-10.9 10 9.6 4.2-20.3 22 32.4 16.0-54.7
Overweight 110 36 46.8 28.8-65.6 22 12.5 7.0-21.4 10 11.2 5.1-22.7 14 9.4 4.4-19.0 28 20.1 11.3-33.2
Obese 82 28 30.2 16.6-48.5 23 20.3 10.4-35.9 4 11.1 2.5-37.3 7 3.3 1.3- 8.1 20 35.1 15.0-62.4
Current Smoker
No 216 70 35.7 22.4-51.5 52 15.5 10.0-23.1 15 10.4 4.8-21.0 20 6.0 3.4-10.6 59 32.5 20.2-47.8
Yes 81 28 48.5 32.7-64.6 19 18.9 10.7-31.3 5 6.6 2.4-16.9 11 11.3 4.6-25.0 18 14.7 8.2-24.9
History of CVD**
Yes 77 11 15.9 7.3-31.3 39 52.3 38.4-65.9 2 2.9 0.7-11.7 4 3.4 1.2- 9.2 21 25.5 15.8-38.5
No 212 82 42.7 29.8-56.7 30 9.8 5.9-15.8 18 10.8 5.4-20.2 27 8.3 4.8-14.1 55 28.4 17.4-42.8
Binge Drinker
No 262 82 34.2 25.1-44.5 70 20.0 14.4-27.0 15 9.5 4.4-19.3 29 9.3 5.6-15.1 66 27.0 17.1-40.0
Yes 33 15 55.6 25.3-82.2 1 4.6 0.6-28.2 5 8.8 2.7-24.9 2 1.3 0.3- 6.3 10 29.6 10.0-61.4
Heavy Drinker
No 275 88 40.6 29.0-53.3 70 17.4 12.2-24.2 18 9.7 4.9-18.2 30 8.0 4.8-13.1 69 24.3 15.3-36.5
Yes 17 5 13.1 3.5-38.4 1 6.9 0.8-40.4 2 6.3 1.1-27.9 2 2.7 0.5-13.1 7 71.1 35.6-91.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 58 26 54.9 25.9-80.9 10 7.7 3.0-18.2 2 3.1 0.6-14.7 4 1.3 0.4- 4.4 16 33.0 11.2-65.8
No 231 70 33.4 24.6-43.7 57 18.9 13.3-26.2 18 12.0 6.1-22.2 26 9.9 5.9-16.0 60 25.7 17.4-36.3
Current Asthma
Yes 44 13 43.0 24.1-64.1 7 8.7 3.4-20.5 3 15.1 4.0-43.3 5 4.8 1.6-13.3 16 28.4 15.6-46.0
No 254 85 38.5 26.4-52.2 64 17.5 12.0-24.8 17 8.5 4.0-17.0 27 7.9 4.6-13.3 61 27.5 17.1-41.3
Diabetes
Yes 39 7 23.9 10.1-46.8 14 15.0 7.2-28.6 2 11.3 2.5-39.3 2 19.1 5.0-51.5 14 30.7 15.9-50.9
No 259 91 40.7 28.8-53.8 57 16.5 11.3-23.5 18 9.1 4.5-17.7 30 6.3 3.9-10.1 63 27.3 17.2-40.6
Disability
Yes 202 68 40.0 28.7-52.6 53 18.4 12.3-26.7 7 6.4 1.8-20.1 18 5.1 2.7- 9.4 56 30.0 18.1-45.5
No 93 28 33.9 14.5-60.9 18 14.2 7.4-25.5 13 14.6 7.0-28.1 14 11.8 5.4-23.9 20 25.4 12.0-46.0

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury.

*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 13JUL10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook