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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 237 72 35.7 23.3-50.5 56 16.4 11.0-23.8 17 10.0 4.9-19.4 29 8.8 5.1-14.6 63 29.1 18.0-43.3
GENDER
Male 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
Female 141 42 29.2 19.9-40.7 42 28.3 19.3-39.4 6 5.0 1.9-12.4 22 11.2 6.7-18.0 29 26.3 14.0-43.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 235 72 35.9 23.4-50.6 56 16.5 11.0-23.9 17 10.1 4.9-19.5 28 8.5 4.9-14.3 62 29.1 18.0-43.4
AGE
18-24 5 3 45.7 6.5-91.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 54.3 8.9-93.5
25-34 21 7 42.2 13.8-76.9 1 1.6 0.2-11.6 6 23.6 7.7-53.5 2 3.9 0.8-17.3 5 28.7 7.1-68.0
35-44 40 15 33.8 18.9-52.9 8 21.9 9.7-42.3 4 5.7 1.9-16.1 3 6.3 1.5-22.4 10 32.3 16.0-54.4
45-54 52 16 35.5 16.4-60.7 12 24.0 12.0-42.3 2 4.2 1.0-16.0 8 12.4 5.4-25.9 14 23.9 11.6-43.0
55-64 61 10 14.9 7.2-28.2 15 27.4 15.3-44.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.7 8 18.1 6.7-40.4 25 34.9 22.1-50.2
65+ 58 21 44.7 28.7-62.0 20 31.1 17.8-48.4 2 2.2 0.5- 8.9 8 12.8 5.9-25.3 7 9.2 4.0-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 33 10 22.8 7.1-53.5 8 12.4 3.5-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.7 2.4-27.0 9 56.0 23.0-84.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 60 22 51.9 33.2-70.2 16 21.4 11.3-36.8 4 6.8 2.3-18.5 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3 15 18.7 9.7-32.8
Some Post-H.S. 59 17 43.6 16.2-75.4 13 10.7 4.3-24.3 3 2.3 0.6- 8.4 9 14.0 5.0-33.5 17 29.4 11.0-58.5
College Graduate 85 23 22.7 13.6-35.3 19 20.5 11.3-34.4 10 26.4 12.2-48.0 11 9.7 4.8-18.3 22 20.8 11.9-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 16 40.8 17.5-69.2 8 15.2 4.9-38.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.5 1.8-15.8 8 38.4 12.6-72.9
$15,000- 24,999 40 16 63.7 32.5-86.4 8 14.0 4.5-36.0 1 3.5 0.4-23.2 3 5.0 1.0-20.8 12 13.8 5.1-32.3
$25,000- 34,999 20 4 19.1 6.0-46.5 4 15.0 4.8-38.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.5 1.5-18.4 9 60.5 31.7-83.4
$35,000-49,999 34 10 21.7 7.0-50.3 13 19.4 6.4-45.7 2 3.3 0.6-16.0 3 7.2 1.3-30.9 6 48.4 13.9-84.6
$50,000- 74,999 27 5 22.9 9.1-47.0 5 14.1 5.1-33.6 4 10.3 3.3-27.7 5 29.8 11.5-58.1 8 22.9 9.7-45.2
$75,000+ 42 9 17.0 7.7-33.7 12 22.6 10.5-42.0 10 38.9 19.0-63.4 5 7.1 2.6-18.2 6 14.4 4.7-36.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 46 33.5 21.7-47.8 43 21.3 13.4-32.0 4 5.9 1.1-26.4 17 6.7 3.5-12.4 43 32.6 18.1-51.6
No 81 24 34.5 13.6-63.8 13 11.0 5.1-22.0 13 16.3 7.6-31.5 12 12.2 5.3-25.7 19 26.1 11.6-48.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 9 45.2 21.9-70.8 8 13.2 5.0-30.3 2 1.9 0.4- 8.1 2 7.3 1.7-26.5 12 32.5 15.4-56.2
Non-Veteran 169 52 34.0 19.5-52.2 43 16.7 10.4-25.8 14 12.2 5.7-24.1 21 8.8 4.7-16.1 39 28.3 15.3-46.3

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*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.
Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are possible.

^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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