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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,251 328 3.7 3.1- 4.3 6,923 96.3 95.7-96.9
RACE
White 5,590 258 3.8 3.2- 4.5 5,332 96.2 95.5-96.8
African American 1,233 53 3.3 2.3- 4.9 1,180 96.7 95.1-97.7
Other Minorities 388 16 4.2 1.7-10.1 372 95.8 89.9-98.3
AGE
18-24 177 4 1.5 0.4- 5.1 173 98.5 94.9-99.6
25-34 590 12 1.6 0.7- 3.5 578 98.4 96.5-99.3
35-44 1,004 39 3.8 2.4- 5.9 965 96.2 94.1-97.6
45-54 1,321 72 5.0 3.8- 6.6 1,249 95.0 93.4-96.2
55-64 1,564 82 5.0 3.7- 6.5 1,482 95.0 93.5-96.3
65+ 2,512 119 4.5 3.5- 5.7 2,393 95.5 94.3-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 877 61 5.5 3.9- 7.6 816 94.5 92.4-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,101 98 4.6 3.3- 6.3 2,003 95.4 93.7-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,945 95 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,850 96.3 95.1-97.2
College Graduate 2,316 74 2.3 1.7- 3.1 2,242 97.7 96.9-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 862 88 8.5 6.5-11.0 774 91.5 89.0-93.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,198 61 4.7 3.0- 7.2 1,137 95.3 92.8-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 767 32 2.7 1.7- 4.3 735 97.3 95.7-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 899 33 3.3 2.0- 5.6 866 96.7 94.4-98.0
$50,000- 74,999 909 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8 879 96.9 95.2-98.0
$75,000+ 1,293 29 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,264 98.4 97.5-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,835 244 8.2 6.8-10.0 2,591 91.8 90.0-93.2
No 4,381 82 1.5 1.1- 2.0 4,299 98.5 98.0-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 6 3.0 1.0- 8.1 164 97.0 91.9-99.0
Non-Veteran 7,080 322 3.7 3.2- 4.4 6,758 96.3 95.6-96.8

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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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