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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 283 19 5.2 3.0- 8.9 264 94.8 91.1-97.0
GENDER
Male 104 8 6.2 2.7-13.3 96 93.8 86.7-97.3
Female 179 11 4.1 2.2- 7.7 168 95.9 92.3-97.8
RACE
White 209 16 5.7 3.2-10.0 193 94.3 90.0-96.8
Other 68 2 3.7 0.7-18.5 66 96.3 81.5-99.3
AGE
18-44 97 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 96 99.0 93.2-99.9
45+ 185 18 11.0 6.4-18.5 167 89.0 81.5-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 7 4.9 2.1-10.8 105 95.1 89.2-97.9
Some College + 171 12 5.4 2.6-11.2 159 94.6 88.8-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 11 5.4 2.7-10.6 127 94.6 89.4-97.3
$50,000+ 101 5 5.6 1.9-15.2 96 94.4 84.8-98.1

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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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