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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 248 24 11.4 6.7-18.8 224 88.6 81.2-93.3
GENDER
Male 92 14 17.8 9.2-31.8 78 82.2 68.2-90.8
Female 156 10 5.6 2.7-11.3 146 94.4 88.7-97.3
RACE
White 234 22 10.5 6.1-17.5 212 89.5 82.5-93.9
Other 10 1 2.7 0.3-21.1 9 97.3 78.9-99.7
AGE
18-44 49 5 10.8 4.0-26.2 44 89.2 73.8-96.0
45+ 194 19 12.2 6.7-21.1 175 87.8 78.9-93.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 92 7 12.0 4.8-27.0 85 88.0 73.0-95.2
Some College + 156 17 11.0 5.8-19.9 139 89.0 80.1-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 19 17.4 9.7-29.3 112 82.6 70.7-90.3
$50,000+ 77 4 9.4 3.0-25.7 73 90.6 74.3-97.0

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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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