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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 455 131 28.1 22.2-34.9 139 21.5 16.9-26.9 29 13.5 8.0-21.9 47 15.4 8.8-25.7 109 21.5 16.6-27.4
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 34.4 3.6-88.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.4-32.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 61.5 10.7-95.5
Non-Hispanic 451 129 28.0 22.1-34.8 139 21.9 17.2-27.4 28 13.6 8.0-22.2 47 15.7 9.0-26.1 108 20.8 16.1-26.5
AGE
18-24 10 4 17.7 4.6-49.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 37.2 9.9-76.3 2 42.6 11.6-80.8 1 2.4 0.3-17.4
25-34 21 7 26.6 9.2-56.7 1 4.9 0.6-29.2 3 26.7 7.6-61.7 2 26.6 4.9-71.9 8 15.2 5.5-35.5
35-44 60 25 38.2 24.7-53.8 9 17.6 8.7-32.6 5 11.4 4.5-25.8 4 6.5 2.4-16.4 17 26.3 15.0-41.9
45-54 94 30 27.6 18.3-39.2 21 15.5 9.2-25.1 7 12.1 5.4-25.0 9 10.8 5.0-21.9 27 34.0 22.1-48.4
55-64 114 35 32.3 21.6-45.3 42 35.0 24.1-47.7 5 2.4 0.9- 6.1 7 5.2 2.3-11.6 25 25.1 15.8-37.3
65+ 155 30 21.1 12.7-33.0 66 41.2 31.6-51.6 5 4.5 1.2-15.7 23 16.9 9.7-27.7 31 16.2 10.7-23.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 71 20 27.8 15.3-45.3 24 19.2 10.0-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 26.7 8.4-58.9 18 26.3 14.0-44.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 119 35 32.5 19.6-48.6 41 26.2 16.0-39.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.6 14 22.0 7.6-49.1 28 18.7 10.2-31.7
Some Post-H.S. 128 43 27.1 17.6-39.2 33 21.0 13.1-31.8 9 23.0 10.0-44.6 12 10.1 3.4-26.4 31 18.9 11.9-28.7
College Graduate 136 33 25.5 16.4-37.5 40 18.6 12.4-26.9 19 22.4 13.2-35.3 12 9.0 4.6-17.1 32 24.5 15.4-36.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 30 39.5 26.6-54.1 20 16.5 8.8-28.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 12 11.2 5.6-21.2 22 32.3 20.8-46.4
$15,000- 24,999 85 29 33.8 22.0-48.1 27 25.4 15.3-39.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 12.5 5.4-26.4 21 28.3 16.1-44.7
$25,000- 34,999 47 18 32.0 11.9-62.0 12 16.3 6.1-36.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.4 5 39.1 9.4-79.9 11 11.9 4.4-28.6
$35,000-49,999 49 9 27.1 10.6-53.7 20 32.1 17.5-51.3 4 13.7 4.4-35.2 5 4.3 1.5-12.1 11 22.9 11.0-41.5
$50,000- 74,999 55 18 27.0 15.3-43.1 17 27.0 15.0-43.8 5 19.9 7.6-42.7 5 10.0 3.5-25.5 10 16.1 7.3-31.6
$75,000+ 67 13 18.4 8.4-35.5 18 12.7 6.6-23.1 13 26.7 13.2-46.5 5 19.2 5.3-50.2 18 23.0 11.6-40.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 312 86 29.3 22.5-37.1 104 27.4 21.4-34.3 8 3.1 0.8-10.6 32 9.3 5.9-14.4 82 31.0 24.1-38.9
No 142 44 26.1 16.7-38.4 35 13.4 8.0-21.5 21 27.9 15.9-44.1 15 24.0 10.8-45.2 27 8.6 4.9-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 27 37.9 25.1-52.6 24 22.3 13.3-34.9 8 8.3 3.3-19.8 5 2.9 1.1- 7.7 22 28.5 16.6-44.5
Non-Veteran 369 104 25.9 19.6-33.4 115 21.3 16.2-27.4 21 14.6 8.2-24.8 42 18.3 10.3-30.3 87 19.9 14.9-26.2

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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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