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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

What was the cause of the brain injury?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Motor vehicle/motorcycle 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%)
TOTAL 394 124 29.4 22.9-36.9 96 20.3 15.1-26.7 18 5.4 2.6-10.6 47 13.5 8.5-20.7 109 31.5 23.8-40.4
GENDER
Male 141 *** *** *** 26 16.1 9.4-26.2 13 10.6 5.0-21.1 15 10.5 5.3-19.6 *** *** ***
Female 253 73 28.3 20.1-38.2 70 24.0 17.0-32.8 *** *** *** 32 16.2 8.7-27.9 73 30.9 22.3-41.1
RACE
White 315 100 33.0 25.6-41.4 75 19.4 14.1-25.9 14 5.5 2.5-11.7 40 11.6 7.3-18.0 86 30.5 23.1-39.2
African American 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Native American 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 384 120 30.1 23.4-37.8 95 21.1 15.7-27.8 18 5.6 2.8-11.1 45 12.0 7.6-18.5 106 31.2 23.3-40.2
AGE
18-34 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 110 *** *** *** 20 14.2 7.2-26.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 9.9 4.2-21.7 28 17.8 10.7-28.0
65-74 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 115 *** *** *** 25 17.6 9.9-29.6 *** *** *** 13 13.2 6.2-25.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** 17 10.1 5.3-18.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 242 72 27.5 20.3-36.2 64 21.3 15.0-29.3 *** *** *** 31 17.2 9.7-28.8 *** *** ***
No 150 *** *** *** 31 18.7 11.0-29.9 *** *** *** 16 9.2 4.4-18.3 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 393 124 29.4 22.9-36.9 96 20.3 15.1-26.7 18 5.4 2.6-10.6 46 13.3 8.3-20.6 109 31.6 23.9-40.4

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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