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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,746 78 3.8 2.7- 5.3 1,668 96.2 94.7-97.3
GENDER
Male 513 25 4.4 2.5- 7.6 488 95.6 92.4-97.5
Female 1,233 53 3.3 2.3- 4.9 1,180 96.7 95.1-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,726 78 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,648 96.2 94.6-97.3
AGE
18-24 68 3 3.3 1.0-10.2 65 96.7 89.8-99.0
25-34 189 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 186 99.1 97.2-99.7
35-44 233 9 4.7 1.6-12.9 224 95.3 87.1-98.4
45-54 394 22 5.2 3.1- 8.5 372 94.8 91.5-96.9
55-64 420 23 5.5 3.2- 9.4 397 94.5 90.6-96.8
65+ 422 18 3.4 1.8- 6.3 404 96.6 93.7-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 24 6.7 3.8-11.4 252 93.3 88.6-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 559 24 3.7 2.2- 6.0 535 96.3 94.0-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 457 19 4.4 1.8-10.2 438 95.6 89.8-98.2
College Graduate 450 11 1.6 0.7- 3.2 439 98.4 96.8-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 27 9.1 4.7-16.9 299 90.9 83.1-95.3
$15,000- 24,999 355 13 3.6 1.7- 7.5 342 96.4 92.5-98.3
$25,000- 34,999 211 9 2.7 1.1- 6.4 202 97.3 93.6-98.9
$35,000-49,999 214 9 4.2 1.9- 8.8 205 95.8 91.2-98.1
$50,000- 74,999 182 4 1.6 0.5- 5.4 178 98.4 94.6-99.5
$75,000+ 191 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 189 99.4 97.2-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 750 64 8.3 5.6-12.2 686 91.7 87.8-94.4
No 984 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5 971 98.7 97.5-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 225 7 2.7 1.1- 6.4 218 97.3 93.6-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,520 71 4.0 2.8- 5.7 1,449 96.0 94.3-97.2

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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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