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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 256 77 31.3 23.5-40.4 80 26.4 20.1-33.8 6 3.7 1.4- 9.8 32 14.2 9.1-21.4 61 24.3 18.2-31.8
African American 53 9 27.8 11.7-52.8 28 44.5 27.2-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.7 0.7- 9.8 13 25.0 12.9-42.9
Other Minorities 16 3 8.9 2.0-31.7 5 52.9 15.8-87.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.9 2.1-41.0 5 27.3 6.9-65.7
AGE
18-24 4 3 90.7 47.6-99.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 0.9-52.4
25-34 11 5 66.9 30.3-90.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.6-32.5 5 27.9 7.7-64.3
35-44 39 18 35.6 19.1-56.4 6 31.5 11.8-61.3 2 6.2 1.1-27.6 3 7.4 2.1-23.1 10 19.2 8.9-36.7
45-54 71 20 21.0 12.7-32.7 21 23.6 13.7-37.5 1 3.3 0.5-19.9 7 12.0 5.0-26.0 22 40.1 26.8-55.0
55-64 82 19 21.9 12.3-36.1 38 45.7 32.1-59.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 7 7.6 3.1-17.3 17 23.7 13.6-37.9
65+ 119 24 16.5 8.9-28.5 49 42.6 31.5-54.6 2 1.7 0.3- 8.3 20 22.9 12.9-37.3 24 16.3 10.2-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 15 28.8 16.0-46.2 21 22.7 13.3-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 12.3 5.5-25.3 17 36.2 21.8-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 97 20 26.8 14.1-44.9 40 40.9 25.4-58.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 11 10.6 4.3-23.8 25 20.7 12.2-32.9
Some Post-H.S. 95 32 32.2 19.8-47.8 28 28.2 18.1-41.1 2 1.2 0.2- 5.6 12 9.9 5.1-18.2 21 28.5 17.9-42.2
College Graduate 73 22 27.8 17.0-41.9 25 29.3 18.7-42.7 3 10.2 3.0-29.8 7 16.2 7.1-32.8 16 16.5 9.1-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 88 26 25.8 16.5-38.0 21 21.5 12.1-35.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 14 10.9 6.0-19.1 26 41.4 28.7-55.3
$15,000- 24,999 61 13 13.4 6.2-26.4 28 50.3 29.0-71.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.1 4.5-36.6 15 22.3 10.8-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 32 9 20.7 8.4-42.4 13 45.9 24.5-69.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.3 2.2-21.4 7 26.1 10.8-50.8
$35,000- 49,999 33 10 46.4 22.4-72.2 13 24.7 11.8-44.6 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 7 24.4 9.7-49.2
$50,000- 74,999 30 14 41.4 22.1-63.7 5 22.9 8.7-48.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 21.5 7.8-47.0 6 14.3 5.4-32.8
$75,000+ 28 5 20.9 8.0-44.6 11 25.5 12.5-45.0 3 23.5 7.3-54.6 2 12.9 3.2-39.7 7 17.2 6.8-37.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 242 65 29.0 20.3-39.5 87 33.0 24.1-43.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 27 9.9 5.7-16.6 61 27.6 20.4-36.2
No 82 23 27.4 17.1-41.0 27 29.7 18.8-43.6 4 8.5 2.7-23.4 11 17.1 9.1-29.9 17 17.2 9.5-29.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 6 2 39.6 7.8-83.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 42.3 7.2-87.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.1 3.4-57.8
Non-Veteran 320 87 28.6 21.5-37.1 114 32.6 25.2-40.9 5 2.0 0.6- 6.2 38 12.1 8.0-17.9 76 24.8 19.0-31.7

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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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