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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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Respond.^
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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 490 128 24.5 19.1-30.8 171 24.8 19.6-30.9 27 13.4 8.1-21.3 54 18.5 11.3-28.9 110 18.7 14.3-24.1
No 76 22 25.4 15.2-39.3 14 15.0 7.3-28.1 7 9.1 3.0-24.3 5 11.7 3.6-31.9 28 38.9 25.6-54.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 8 3 30.0 6.0-74.2 1 3.6 0.4-24.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 38.5 8.2-81.5 2 27.9 5.3-72.6
Recommended Range 159 45 25.2 16.9-35.8 43 16.0 10.4-23.8 10 11.2 5.5-21.6 16 20.0 9.0-38.9 45 27.5 18.1-39.5
Overweight 209 46 23.3 15.5-33.5 75 24.8 16.9-35.0 13 13.7 6.1-28.1 20 18.5 8.4-35.9 55 19.6 13.3-28.1
Obese 181 54 26.5 18.3-36.8 63 26.8 18.9-36.4 11 13.5 6.3-26.8 19 13.2 5.5-28.5 34 20.0 13.3-28.9
Current Smoker
No 418 104 23.8 18.5-30.1 148 28.7 22.8-35.4 29 14.6 9.5-21.9 45 12.6 7.4-20.6 92 20.3 15.6-26.0
Yes 148 45 26.0 16.7-38.1 38 12.9 7.9-20.5 5 9.0 2.4-29.0 13 26.3 12.8-46.4 47 25.8 16.7-37.6
History of CVD**
Yes 200 26 11.7 7.0-19.0 120 60.8 50.9-70.0 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8 13 7.5 3.5-15.1 37 18.8 12.5-27.2
No 357 122 29.3 22.8-36.8 62 10.9 7.6-15.5 30 16.8 10.6-25.7 44 20.6 12.4-32.3 99 22.3 16.9-28.8
Binge Drinker
No 513 130 23.4 18.3-29.4 177 26.6 21.3-32.7 23 6.0 3.5- 9.9 54 20.0 12.6-30.3 129 24.0 18.9-29.9
Yes 50 18 29.5 16.2-47.6 7 6.4 2.8-14.1 11 47.4 28.1-67.4 5 4.6 1.5-13.8 9 12.0 5.1-25.9
Heavy Drinker
No 538 139 23.5 18.6-29.2 180 24.2 19.3-29.9 29 11.4 6.8-18.4 57 18.6 11.7-28.1 133 22.4 17.6-27.9
Yes 21 8 42.6 18.8-70.4 2 2.7 0.5-12.1 5 35.0 13.0-66.0 2 2.9 0.6-12.3 4 16.7 5.0-43.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 109 32 25.1 15.0-38.9 26 22.9 12.1-38.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 12.1 2.5-42.8 44 39.9 26.5-55.1
No 441 114 24.4 18.9-30.8 152 23.1 18.3-28.8 34 16.2 10.3-24.4 51 19.0 11.8-29.1 90 17.3 13.0-22.8
Current Asthma
Yes 95 24 21.3 12.0-35.0 25 27.5 14.1-46.6 5 5.8 1.8-17.3 10 7.9 3.4-17.3 31 37.5 24.6-52.4
No 467 125 25.2 19.8-31.6 158 22.2 17.6-27.6 29 13.9 8.6-21.7 48 19.0 11.7-29.3 107 19.7 15.1-25.4
Diabetes
Yes 89 21 22.9 13.2-36.6 36 34.9 23.4-48.5 4 3.2 1.0- 9.5 10 6.6 3.2-13.0 18 32.5 20.0-48.1
No 478 129 24.8 19.6-31.0 150 22.1 17.3-27.8 29 13.4 8.3-20.9 49 18.4 11.5-28.2 121 21.2 16.5-26.8
Disability
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

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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