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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-MALES

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
-MALES 4,200 249 6.4 5.3- 7.8 3,951 93.6 92.2-94.7
RACE
White 3,398 204 6.8 5.5- 8.5 3,194 93.2 91.5-94.5
African American 513 25 4.4 2.5- 7.6 488 95.6 92.4-97.5
Other Minorities 264 16 6.2 3.0-12.4 248 93.8 87.6-97.0
AGE
18-24 149 11 7.4 3.5-15.0 138 92.6 85.0-96.5
25-34 331 19 6.5 3.5-11.5 312 93.5 88.5-96.5
35-44 578 37 6.9 4.7-10.1 541 93.1 89.9-95.3
45-54 834 56 5.7 4.0- 8.0 778 94.3 92.0-96.0
55-64 1,010 61 7.3 5.2-10.2 949 92.7 89.8-94.8
65+ 1,274 64 4.9 3.5- 6.7 1,210 95.1 93.3-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 540 47 10.3 6.5-16.0 493 89.7 84.0-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,149 55 4.5 2.8- 7.1 1,094 95.5 92.9-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 938 58 7.9 5.3-11.8 880 92.1 88.2-94.7
College Graduate 1,567 87 5.6 4.2- 7.3 1,480 94.4 92.7-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 359 34 9.5 5.5-15.9 325 90.5 84.1-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 614 45 8.9 6.1-12.8 569 91.1 87.2-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 456 29 8.3 3.9-17.0 427 91.7 83.0-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 549 27 3.6 2.2- 5.8 522 96.4 94.2-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 611 36 6.3 4.1- 9.6 575 93.7 90.4-95.9
$75,000+ 1,139 44 4.6 2.9- 7.3 1,095 95.4 92.7-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,532 166 11.3 9.1-13.9 1,366 88.7 86.1-90.9
No 2,645 83 4.2 3.0- 6.0 2,562 95.8 94.0-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,436 94 6.7 5.1- 8.8 1,342 93.3 91.2-94.9
Non-Veteran 2,762 155 6.3 4.9- 8.1 2,607 93.7 91.9-95.1

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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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