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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Traumatic Brain Injury

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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%)
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
-Piedmont NC 309 83 27.4 20.4-35.6 102 21.1 16.0-27.4 21 16.4 9.4-27.1 29 14.9 7.8-26.8 74 20.2 15.0-26.5
GENDER
Male 137 33 22.8 14.7-33.6 42 16.9 10.9-25.1 18 24.7 13.8-40.2 10 17.9 7.5-36.9 34 17.8 11.4-26.6
Female 172 50 34.6 24.3-46.6 60 27.8 20.1-37.2 3 3.4 0.9-12.2 19 10.3 6.0-16.9 40 23.9 16.6-33.2
RACE
White 252 73 30.1 22.0-39.7 79 20.3 14.7-27.3 19 19.8 11.0-32.9 23 11.1 4.8-23.8 58 18.7 13.4-25.6
African American 44 8 27.8 12.3-51.3 21 38.7 22.8-57.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.1 1.5-21.6 12 27.4 13.9-46.8
Other Minorities 12 2 5.8 1.0-26.6 1 1.6 0.2-11.7 2 14.6 3.1-47.9 3 57.1 22.7-85.8 4 20.9 6.0-52.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 1 9.8 1.2-50.0 1 1.3 0.1-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 68.1 29.3-91.7 3 20.8 4.9-57.4
Non-Hispanic 301 82 28.9 21.7-37.4 101 22.9 17.4-29.5 21 17.9 10.3-29.2 26 10.2 4.7-20.7 71 20.1 14.9-26.5
AGE
18-24 8 3 30.0 7.9-68.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 62.2 25.4-88.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.8 1.0-42.1
25-34 11 3 17.1 4.3-48.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 24.4 6.6-59.7 3 54.4 22.3-83.2 2 4.1 0.9-17.1
35-44 40 18 42.7 25.9-61.4 5 15.8 6.4-33.7 3 12.1 4.0-31.3 3 7.2 2.3-20.4 11 22.3 11.5-38.8
45-54 76 22 25.2 15.8-37.7 18 16.3 9.5-26.8 7 14.0 6.3-28.3 7 10.4 4.4-22.4 22 34.1 22.7-47.7
55-64 75 20 25.8 15.2-40.3 31 40.4 26.8-55.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1 5 5.7 2.2-14.4 17 26.3 15.2-41.5
65+ 99 17 22.4 11.7-38.6 48 49.9 37.3-62.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 11 9.9 5.2-17.9 21 16.9 10.0-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 11 16.8 7.5-33.5 21 18.3 8.8-34.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 43.0 19.5-70.2 14 21.9 10.3-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 77 20 36.2 21.4-54.2 29 32.3 19.9-47.9 0 0.0 . - . 8 9.4 3.9-20.8 20 22.1 12.7-35.5
Some Post-H.S. 86 25 26.6 14.7-43.2 28 21.6 12.6-34.4 6 30.3 13.0-55.8 9 5.6 2.6-11.9 18 16.0 8.6-27.8
College Graduate 93 27 30.1 18.7-44.7 23 14.5 8.5-23.5 15 27.5 16.0-43.0 6 6.4 2.5-15.5 22 21.6 13.0-33.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 16 30.4 17.2-47.9 15 19.2 10.4-32.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 9 12.2 5.6-24.6 19 37.8 23.8-54.1
$15,000- 24,999 55 15 23.2 11.9-40.3 23 30.4 16.7-48.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.4 3.5-51.6 14 30.0 15.7-49.6
$25,000- 34,999 27 7 10.4 2.8-31.4 8 16.9 5.2-43.0 1 1.2 0.1- 9.3 3 45.4 11.2-84.7 8 26.1 7.8-59.7
$35,000- 49,999 35 8 32.1 12.3-61.4 17 36.8 18.6-59.6 2 9.3 1.7-37.8 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 6 20.4 8.1-42.8
$50,000-74,999 38 13 29.6 15.4-49.4 10 18.2 7.8-37.2 6 31.4 14.1-56.1 2 6.2 1.5-22.7 7 14.5 5.3-33.7
$75,000+ 41 11 23.5 10.1-45.5 9 10.0 4.1-22.4 9 31.0 14.0-55.4 4 24.5 6.5-60.1 8 11.0 4.4-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 217 54 29.7 21.2-39.8 77 26.9 20.1-34.9 6 4.7 1.4-14.5 20 10.2 4.9-20.1 60 28.6 21.3-37.2
No 92 29 24.3 14.2-38.3 25 13.5 7.4-23.3 15 32.1 17.6-51.3 9 21.2 8.1-45.1 14 8.9 4.3-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 16 34.1 20.5-51.0 20 27.1 16.2-41.6 4 8.1 2.7-22.1 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0 15 29.0 16.3-46.2
Non-Veteran 252 67 26.2 18.7-35.5 82 20.1 14.6-27.1 17 17.8 9.8-30.2 27 17.2 8.9-30.6 59 18.6 13.3-25.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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