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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-FEMALES

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 8,844 399 4.5 3.8- 5.3 8,445 95.5 94.7-96.2
-FEMALES 6,350 258 4.1 3.3- 5.0 6,092 95.9 95.0-96.7
RACE
White 4,864 209 4.4 3.5- 5.4 4,655 95.6 94.6-96.5
African American 1,031 31 2.9 1.7- 5.1 1,000 97.1 94.9-98.3
Other Minorities 413 18 4.7 1.8-11.7 395 95.3 88.3-98.2
AGE
18-34 673 16 3.0 1.5- 5.6 657 97.0 94.4-98.5
35-44 834 25 3.3 1.8- 6.1 809 96.7 93.9-98.2
45-54 1,137 69 6.6 4.6- 9.2 1,068 93.4 90.8-95.4
55-64 1,390 77 5.6 4.2- 7.6 1,313 94.4 92.4-95.8
65-74 1,202 35 2.8 1.7- 4.6 1,167 97.2 95.4-98.3
75+ 1,032 34 2.6 1.7- 3.9 998 97.4 96.1-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 44 7.4 4.5-11.9 728 92.6 88.1-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,810 60 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,750 97.1 95.9-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,677 86 4.3 3.1- 5.9 1,591 95.7 94.1-96.9
College Graduate 2,082 67 3.2 2.1- 4.8 2,015 96.8 95.2-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 820 49 8.0 5.0-12.6 771 92.0 87.4-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,101 55 3.9 2.6- 5.8 1,046 96.1 94.2-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 619 19 2.2 1.2- 4.0 600 97.8 96.0-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 733 23 3.0 1.6- 5.5 710 97.0 94.5-98.4
$50,000- 74,999 676 27 4.7 2.8- 7.9 649 95.3 92.1-97.2
$75,000+ 1,128 30 2.8 1.6- 4.8 1,098 97.2 95.2-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,036 166 9.7 7.6-12.2 1,870 90.3 87.8-92.4
No 4,290 91 2.0 1.4- 2.9 4,199 98.0 97.1-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 6,349 258 4.1 3.3- 5.0 6,091 95.9 95.0-96.7

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This question was asked only of non-veterans.

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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