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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 659 25 3.8 2.2- 6.3 634 96.2 93.7-97.8
GENDER
Male 243 8 4.6 1.9-10.7 235 95.4 89.3-98.1
Female 416 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 399 96.9 94.7-98.2
RACE
White 491 19 3.6 2.0- 6.5 472 96.4 93.5-98.0
Other 162 5 2.5 0.9- 7.0 157 97.5 93.0-99.1
AGE
18-44 152 4 3.3 1.1- 9.4 148 96.7 90.6-98.9
45+ 498 21 4.3 2.6- 6.9 477 95.7 93.1-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 10 4.3 2.1- 8.4 202 95.7 91.6-97.9
Some College + 446 15 3.6 1.8- 7.0 431 96.4 93.0-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 298 15 4.3 2.3- 7.7 283 95.7 92.3-97.7
$50,000+ 274 6 2.5 0.9- 6.6 268 97.5 93.4-99.1

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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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