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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 278 16 8.3 4.3-15.4 262 91.7 84.6-95.7
GENDER
Male 83 9 15.1 6.9-30.0 74 84.9 70.0-93.1
Female 195 7 3.1 1.3- 7.5 188 96.9 92.5-98.7
RACE
White 150 10 10.3 4.4-22.0 140 89.7 78.0-95.6
Other 126 5 3.5 1.2- 9.7 121 96.5 90.3-98.8
AGE
18-44 74 3 8.1 2.2-25.3 71 91.9 74.7-97.8
45+ 199 13 8.7 4.6-15.7 186 91.3 84.3-95.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 7 11.6 4.9-25.0 93 88.4 75.0-95.1
Some College + 178 9 6.7 2.5-16.6 169 93.3 83.4-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 8 7.0 3.3-14.4 127 93.0 85.6-96.7
$50,000+ 99 5 5.3 1.5-17.0 94 94.7 83.0-98.5

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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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