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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-MALES

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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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 199 54 26.2 18.5-35.6 59 18.5 12.8-26.0 23 19.4 11.0-31.9 15 16.1 7.0-33.1 48 19.8 13.3-28.5
African American 24 5 12.6 4.2-32.2 7 20.8 7.6-45.6 2 12.9 2.8-43.2 3 28.3 6.6-68.6 7 25.5 9.9-51.8
Other Minorities 15 1 3.7 0.5-24.1 4 9.9 2.3-34.6 2 12.5 2.7-42.2 3 50.4 18.7-81.8 5 23.5 6.5-57.4
AGE
18-24 11 2 8.7 1.8-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 45.3 15.4-79.0 2 38.9 10.6-77.4 2 7.1 1.4-29.2
25-34 19 4 10.0 3.1-27.8 2 5.5 1.2-22.1 4 22.5 7.1-52.6 4 47.7 20.5-76.3 5 14.4 4.3-38.5
35-44 37 10 25.3 12.2-45.1 7 18.2 8.1-35.9 3 9.5 3.0-26.2 4 17.2 4.7-46.7 13 29.7 15.7-49.0
45-54 55 16 26.9 15.4-42.7 11 10.6 4.9-21.7 8 23.9 10.9-44.5 4 7.8 2.5-21.8 16 30.8 16.5-50.1
55-64 56 18 34.6 20.2-52.5 19 37.5 22.4-55.4 4 2.6 0.8- 7.9 3 2.7 0.7- 9.9 12 22.6 11.7-39.2
65+ 63 11 29.6 15.4-49.2 33 45.5 30.5-61.4 3 6.7 1.3-29.2 4 4.1 1.4-10.9 12 14.1 7.0-26.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 10 17.9 8.4-34.3 15 14.2 6.5-28.1 1 4.6 0.6-26.7 7 40.9 18.5-67.9 14 22.4 10.8-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 53 20 26.3 13.1-45.6 16 23.9 11.5-43.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 24.3 6.0-62.0 13 25.5 11.4-47.7
Some Post-H.S. 57 15 23.0 11.9-39.8 19 18.4 9.4-33.1 7 31.2 13.4-57.0 4 18.3 5.3-47.5 12 9.1 4.2-18.4
College Graduate 83 16 21.1 11.4-35.7 21 15.0 8.4-25.2 20 32.8 20.2-48.4 6 5.5 2.1-13.8 20 25.7 15.1-40.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 9 28.2 11.7-53.8 6 14.0 4.8-34.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 4 29.0 7.1-68.7 12 28.6 12.7-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 45 18 32.2 18.7-49.6 9 16.8 7.2-34.7 1 5.3 0.8-29.3 5 17.0 5.5-42.0 12 28.6 14.5-48.5
$25,000- 34,999 28 9 21.9 6.9-51.5 8 10.6 3.5-28.0 1 0.6 0.1- 5.1 3 56.1 22.5-84.9 7 10.8 3.1-31.3
$35,000- 49,999 26 3 13.1 3.8-36.5 12 40.7 20.1-65.0 3 20.3 5.9-50.9 3 5.7 1.5-19.3 5 20.2 7.2-45.4
$50,000- 74,999 36 6 9.7 3.6-23.4 15 26.3 13.0-46.1 9 43.3 23.4-65.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 20.7 7.6-45.4
$75,000+ 42 9 18.9 7.5-40.0 9 10.6 4.5-23.2 10 26.6 11.5-50.3 3 20.2 4.5-57.6 11 23.7 10.5-45.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 163 38 22.1 15.3-31.0 56 25.2 17.8-34.4 8 6.4 2.3-16.5 13 13.6 6.0-28.0 48 32.6 23.4-43.5
No 79 23 21.7 12.1-35.9 16 8.6 4.1-17.0 20 34.2 19.5-52.8 8 29.6 13.3-53.6 12 5.8 2.5-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 28 35.2 23.1-49.6 29 23.4 14.5-35.5 7 5.6 1.9-15.3 5 2.7 1.0- 7.1 23 33.1 20.3-49.2
Non-Veteran 150 33 17.5 11.2-26.3 43 15.8 10.3-23.6 21 23.4 14.0-36.6 16 26.9 14.9-43.7 37 16.3 10.5-24.5

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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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