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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 283 12 4.7 2.4- 9.3 271 95.3 90.7-97.6
GENDER
Male 122 8 6.8 2.9-14.9 114 93.2 85.1-97.1
Female 161 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 157 97.7 93.5-99.2
RACE
White 257 12 5.9 3.0-11.4 245 94.1 88.6-97.0
Other 24 0 0.0 . - . 24 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 58 3 4.7 1.3-15.7 55 95.3 84.3-98.7
45+ 225 9 4.8 2.4- 9.6 216 95.2 90.4-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 4 5.0 1.6-15.0 117 95.0 85.0-98.4
Some College + 162 8 4.5 2.1- 9.6 154 95.5 90.4-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 5 4.2 1.5-11.0 143 95.8 89.0-98.5
$50,000+ 86 3 2.6 0.8- 8.4 83 97.4 91.6-99.2

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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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