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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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 10,205 521 5.2 4.5- 6.0 9,684 94.8 94.0-95.5
-Cabarrus County 289 14 3.6 1.6- 7.8 275 96.4 92.2-98.4
GENDER
Male 101 6 3.0 1.3- 6.9 95 97.0 93.1-98.7
Female 188 8 4.0 1.2-12.4 180 96.0 87.6-98.8
RACE
White 252 12 4.1 1.7- 9.5 240 95.9 90.5-98.3
Other 35 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 34 99.0 92.6-99.9
AGE
18-44 71 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 70 97.4 83.5-99.6
45+ 218 13 4.5 2.5- 8.0 205 95.5 92.0-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 8 5.3 1.7-15.7 121 94.7 84.3-98.3
Some College + 159 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 153 97.7 94.7-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 8 3.3 1.6- 6.9 124 96.7 93.1-98.4
$50,000+ 100 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 99 99.4 95.6-99.9

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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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