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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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 10,205 521 5.2 4.5- 6.0 9,684 94.8 94.0-95.5
-Wake County 671 29 4.0 2.2- 7.1 642 96.0 92.9-97.8
GENDER
Male 233 9 4.4 1.6-11.8 224 95.6 88.2-98.4
Female 438 20 3.6 2.0- 6.4 418 96.4 93.6-98.0
RACE
White 495 24 5.0 2.6- 9.7 471 95.0 90.3-97.4
Other 168 5 2.1 0.6- 6.9 163 97.9 93.1-99.4
AGE
18-44 221 9 4.2 1.7-10.3 212 95.8 89.7-98.3
45+ 441 20 3.7 2.3- 6.1 421 96.3 93.9-97.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 8 6.4 1.8-20.0 143 93.6 80.0-98.2
Some College + 518 21 3.2 1.8- 5.4 497 96.8 94.6-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 228 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 218 97.9 95.8-99.0
$50,000+ 355 14 4.6 2.0-10.2 341 95.4 89.8-98.0

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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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