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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Traumatic Brain Injury

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
-New Hanover County 316 12 4.1 2.1- 8.0 304 95.9 92.0-97.9
GENDER
Male 113 5 5.5 2.1-13.6 108 94.5 86.4-97.9
Female 203 7 2.8 1.3- 6.1 196 97.2 93.9-98.7
RACE
White 264 11 4.8 2.3- 9.7 253 95.2 90.3-97.7
Other 52 1 1.7 0.2-11.1 51 98.3 88.9-99.8
AGE
18-44 66 2 3.6 0.9-13.6 64 96.4 86.4-99.1
45+ 245 10 4.6 2.1- 9.4 235 95.4 90.6-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 6 8.9 3.4-21.4 90 91.1 78.6-96.6
Some College + 220 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8 214 97.9 95.2-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 6 4.0 1.4-10.7 147 96.0 89.3-98.6
$50,000+ 108 5 5.5 2.0-14.3 103 94.5 85.7-98.0

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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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