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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,636 314 4.8 4.0- 5.7 6,322 95.2 94.3-96.0
GENDER
Male 2,457 140 6.1 4.7- 7.9 2,317 93.9 92.1-95.3
Female 4,179 174 3.6 2.9- 4.4 4,005 96.4 95.6-97.1
RACE
White 5,288 256 5.1 4.2- 6.2 5,032 94.9 93.8-95.8
African American 1,007 45 3.6 2.4- 5.2 962 96.4 94.8-97.6
Other Minorities 306 12 5.2 2.3-11.2 294 94.8 88.8-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 215 8 6.0 2.4-14.6 207 94.0 85.4-97.6
Non-Hispanic 6,400 306 4.7 3.9- 5.6 6,094 95.3 94.4-96.1
AGE
18-24 163 8 4.2 1.8- 9.3 155 95.8 90.7-98.2
25-34 507 12 4.5 2.2- 8.7 495 95.5 91.3-97.8
35-44 965 40 4.5 3.2- 6.5 925 95.5 93.5-96.8
45-54 1,322 78 5.5 4.2- 7.0 1,244 94.5 93.0-95.8
55-64 1,477 77 5.7 4.2- 7.5 1,400 94.3 92.5-95.8
65+ 2,142 99 4.6 3.5- 5.9 2,043 95.4 94.1-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 753 52 8.3 5.1-13.3 701 91.7 86.7-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,747 80 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,667 96.0 94.6-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,602 86 5.6 3.9- 8.0 1,516 94.4 92.0-96.1
College Graduate 2,523 95 3.7 2.8- 4.8 2,428 96.3 95.2-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 620 61 7.9 5.7-10.8 559 92.1 89.2-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 941 55 5.7 3.8- 8.4 886 94.3 91.6-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 664 27 4.2 1.8- 9.5 637 95.8 90.5-98.2
$35,000- 49,999 840 36 4.0 2.5- 6.4 804 96.0 93.6-97.5
$50,000-74,999 924 38 4.2 2.8- 6.4 886 95.8 93.6-97.2
$75,000+ 1,642 43 3.5 2.2- 5.5 1,599 96.5 94.5-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,372 220 9.1 7.6-11.0 2,152 90.9 89.0-92.4
No 4,232 94 2.9 2.1- 4.1 4,138 97.1 95.9-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 859 58 6.8 5.0- 9.3 801 93.2 90.7-95.0
Non-Veteran 5,775 256 4.6 3.7- 5.6 5,519 95.4 94.4-96.3

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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.

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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