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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 260 15 3.3 1.8- 6.0 245 96.7 94.0-98.2
GENDER
Male 108 3 1.8 0.5- 5.7 105 98.2 94.3-99.5
Female 152 12 5.8 3.0-10.9 140 94.2 89.1-97.0
RACE
White 208 14 4.2 2.3- 7.7 194 95.8 92.3-97.7
Other 50 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 49 99.4 95.9-99.9
AGE
18-44 80 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 77 98.0 93.7-99.4
45+ 177 12 5.2 2.8- 9.8 165 94.8 90.2-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 131 98.4 96.0-99.4
Some College + 122 10 5.8 2.8-11.7 112 94.2 88.3-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 136 9 3.9 1.8- 8.3 127 96.1 91.7-98.2
$50,000+ 88 5 3.6 1.3- 9.6 83 96.4 90.4-98.7

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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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