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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury-WHITES

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
-WHITES 8,988 462 5.2 4.5- 6.1 8,526 94.8 93.9-95.5
GENDER
Male 3,398 204 6.8 5.5- 8.5 3,194 93.2 91.5-94.5
Female 5,590 258 3.8 3.2- 4.5 5,332 96.2 95.5-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 4 3.0 0.8-11.0 158 97.0 89.0-99.2
Non-Hispanic 8,821 458 5.3 4.5- 6.2 8,363 94.7 93.8-95.5
AGE
18-24 219 10 5.7 2.5-12.4 209 94.3 87.6-97.5
25-34 606 22 3.9 2.1- 7.2 584 96.1 92.8-97.9
35-44 1,178 60 5.6 4.1- 7.5 1,118 94.4 92.5-95.9
45-54 1,634 96 5.0 3.9- 6.5 1,538 95.0 93.5-96.1
55-64 2,045 118 6.4 5.0- 8.2 1,927 93.6 91.8-95.0
65+ 3,240 155 4.9 4.0- 6.0 3,085 95.1 94.0-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 965 71 8.0 5.3-11.9 894 92.0 88.1-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,501 121 4.9 3.5- 6.8 2,380 95.1 93.2-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,283 129 6.2 4.6- 8.2 2,154 93.8 91.8-95.4
College Graduate 3,227 140 4.1 3.2- 5.1 3,087 95.9 94.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 786 87 10.3 7.8-13.4 699 89.7 86.6-92.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,309 85 7.3 5.5- 9.7 1,224 92.7 90.3-94.5
$25,000- 34,999 928 48 5.6 2.7-11.0 880 94.4 89.0-97.3
$35,000-49,999 1,153 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 1,104 96.4 94.6-97.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,266 55 4.3 3.0- 6.0 1,211 95.7 94.0-97.0
$75,000+ 2,143 70 3.6 2.5- 5.3 2,073 96.4 94.7-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,360 316 9.8 8.4-11.4 3,044 90.2 88.6-91.6
No 5,587 145 3.2 2.3- 4.2 5,442 96.8 95.8-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,311 86 7.1 5.3- 9.3 1,225 92.9 90.7-94.7
Non-Veteran 7,676 376 4.9 4.1- 5.9 7,300 95.1 94.1-95.9

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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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