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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury

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Motor vehicle/motor cycle crash Stroke/aneurism Sports-related Fall Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 568 150 24.6 19.7-30.3 186 23.2 18.6-28.5 34 12.7 8.0-19.5 59 17.4 11.0-26.4 139 22.1 17.6-27.4
GENDER
Male 242 61 22.0 15.8-29.6 72 17.7 12.7-24.2 28 18.9 11.6-29.3 21 20.8 11.5-34.9 60 20.5 14.5-28.3
Female 326 89 28.9 21.8-37.1 114 31.9 24.7-40.2 6 2.7 1.0- 7.3 38 11.8 7.8-17.5 79 24.7 18.9-31.5
RACE
White 455 131 28.1 22.2-34.9 139 21.5 16.9-26.9 29 13.5 8.0-21.9 47 15.4 8.8-25.7 109 21.5 16.6-27.4
African American 77 14 20.3 9.8-37.5 35 32.9 20.3-48.5 2 6.3 1.4-24.1 6 15.2 3.8-45.2 20 25.3 14.4-40.4
Native American 14 3 37.1 12.1-71.6 5 26.1 8.8-56.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.5 0.3-17.1 5 34.2 12.1-66.4
Other Minorities 17 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2 4 23.5 5.9-60.2 2 9.6 2.2-34.1 5 42.5 15.4-75.1 5 23.4 7.8-52.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 2 6.5 0.9-34.8 2 19.2 3.0-64.7 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 5 48.8 17.5-81.1 4 24.8 7.3-58.2
-English Speaking 5 1 0.8 0.1- 8.5 2 60.2 10.1-95.3 1 2.4 0.2-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 36.5 3.9-89.1
-Spanish Speaking 9 1 9.1 1.1-47.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 71.5 34.6-92.3 3 19.4 4.7-53.8
Non-Hispanic 554 148 26.1 20.9-31.9 184 23.5 19.1-28.6 33 13.6 8.6-20.8 54 14.9 8.9-23.9 135 21.9 17.4-27.2
AGE
18-24 15 5 21.1 6.8-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 38.4 13.7-71.1 2 33.1 8.9-71.4 3 7.4 1.8-25.4
25-34 30 9 19.4 7.8-40.8 2 4.6 1.0-18.4 4 18.8 6.1-45.3 5 40.6 17.1-69.3 10 16.6 6.5-36.4
35-44 76 28 29.1 18.2-43.1 13 23.1 12.1-39.7 5 8.3 3.2-19.7 7 13.6 4.7-33.8 23 25.9 15.7-39.6
45-54 126 36 24.1 16.5-33.7 32 16.8 10.7-25.6 9 14.0 6.6-27.1 11 9.8 4.9-18.7 38 35.3 24.9-47.3
55-64 138 37 28.7 19.3-40.3 57 41.3 30.6-52.9 5 2.0 0.7- 5.1 10 5.0 2.4-10.2 29 23.1 15.0-33.7
65-74 101 20 23.1 12.9-37.7 45 41.8 30.0-54.6 4 7.5 2.0-24.7 11 10.7 5.2-21.0 21 16.9 10.0-27.2
75+ 81 15 21.3 10.0-39.7 37 46.0 32.1-60.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 13 18.8 8.7-35.8 15 13.7 7.5-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 25 21.5 12.7-33.8 36 16.9 10.1-27.0 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 15 31.6 15.0-54.6 31 26.9 16.5-40.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 150 40 26.5 16.7-39.4 56 32.5 21.2-46.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 15 17.4 6.2-40.0 38 23.1 14.2-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 152 47 26.6 17.4-38.6 47 22.3 14.7-32.4 9 19.3 8.1-39.2 16 15.0 5.9-33.1 33 16.8 10.7-25.3
College Graduate 156 38 23.1 15.1-33.7 46 19.3 13.3-27.3 23 25.9 16.5-38.2 13 8.7 4.6-16.0 36 22.9 14.9-33.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 35 26.8 17.1-39.5 27 18.2 10.6-29.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 18 18.8 6.9-41.9 38 35.8 24.2-49.2
$15,000- 24,999 106 31 25.0 15.9-37.0 37 29.7 17.7-45.3 1 3.3 0.5-19.7 10 15.9 6.9-32.5 27 26.2 15.8-40.1
$25,000- 34,999 60 18 21.6 9.0-43.3 21 19.9 8.9-38.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 6 43.3 16.2-75.1 14 14.8 6.1-31.6
$35,000- 49,999 59 13 30.8 15.3-52.3 25 32.1 19.0-48.9 4 11.1 3.6-29.6 5 3.5 1.2- 9.8 12 22.4 11.4-39.3
$50,000-74,999 66 20 20.3 11.5-33.4 20 25.2 14.4-40.2 9 28.8 15.0-48.1 5 7.2 2.5-19.2 12 18.5 8.5-35.8
$75,000+ 70 14 19.3 9.3-36.0 20 13.8 7.4-24.3 13 25.9 12.9-45.3 5 18.6 5.1-49.2 18 22.3 11.3-39.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 405 103 25.2 19.5-32.0 143 28.8 22.8-35.6 10 3.7 1.4- 9.4 40 11.9 6.9-19.9 109 30.4 24.1-37.4
No 161 46 23.3 15.2-34.0 43 14.5 9.2-22.1 24 27.1 16.3-41.5 19 26.2 13.4-44.7 29 9.0 5.2-14.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 30 35.4 23.7-49.3 29 22.3 13.8-33.9 8 7.3 2.8-17.5 5 2.6 0.9- 6.7 26 32.4 20.0-47.9
Non-Veteran 470 120 22.5 17.4-28.7 157 23.4 18.3-29.4 26 13.7 8.3-21.7 54 20.2 12.7-30.5 113 20.1 15.7-25.5

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*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.

^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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