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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 318 11 3.0 1.3- 7.0 307 97.0 93.0-98.7
GENDER
Male 133 6 4.7 1.7-12.4 127 95.3 87.6-98.3
Female 185 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 180 98.9 97.0-99.6
RACE
White 281 8 2.6 0.9- 7.4 273 97.4 92.6-99.1
Other 34 3 5.3 1.3-19.8 31 94.7 80.2-98.7
AGE
18-44 85 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 84 98.0 86.9-99.7
45+ 232 10 4.1 1.9- 8.9 222 95.9 91.1-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 5 2.0 0.8- 5.3 143 98.0 94.7-99.2
Some College + 170 6 3.9 1.2-11.9 164 96.1 88.1-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 9 5.0 1.9-12.9 159 95.0 87.1-98.1
$50,000+ 117 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 116 98.5 90.3-99.8

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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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