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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 356 12 2.1 1.2- 3.9 344 97.9 96.1-98.8
GENDER
Male 132 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 127 98.0 95.1-99.2
Female 224 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0 217 97.7 95.0-99.0
RACE
White 305 12 2.7 1.5- 4.8 293 97.3 95.2-98.5
Other 49 0 0.0 . - . 49 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 82 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 80 99.1 96.3-99.8
45+ 269 10 3.3 1.7- 6.2 259 96.7 93.8-98.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 167 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 162 98.2 95.5-99.3
Some College + 189 7 2.4 1.1- 5.3 182 97.6 94.7-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 9 2.9 1.5- 5.8 201 97.1 94.2-98.5
$50,000+ 91 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8 89 98.6 94.2-99.7

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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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