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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Traumatic Brain Injury

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 stroke.

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 11,451 577 5.0 4.4- 5.7 10,874 95.0 94.3-95.6
-Alamance County 292 18 8.4 4.3-15.7 274 91.6 84.3-95.7
GENDER
Male 112 8 7.6 3.2-17.2 104 92.4 82.8-96.8
Female 180 10 9.1 3.5-21.9 170 90.9 78.1-96.5
RACE
White 236 14 7.7 3.4-16.5 222 92.3 83.5-96.6
Other 53 4 10.7 3.4-29.1 49 89.3 70.9-96.6
AGE
18-44 70 4 8.2 2.5-23.7 66 91.8 76.3-97.5
45+ 218 14 8.8 4.5-16.5 204 91.2 83.5-95.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 11 13.1 5.8-27.2 123 86.9 72.8-94.2
Some College + 158 7 4.0 1.6- 9.5 151 96.0 90.5-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 15 11.4 6.0-20.8 144 88.6 79.2-94.0
$50,000+ 88 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 87 99.3 95.0-99.9

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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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