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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-MALES

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
-MALES 2,494 141 5.1 3.9- 6.6 2,353 94.9 93.4-96.1
RACE
White 1,915 110 4.3 3.3- 5.5 1,805 95.7 94.5-96.7
African American 337 22 9.5 5.4-16.2 315 90.5 83.8-94.6
Other Minorities 223 *** *** *** 216 96.8 90.3-99.0
AGE
18-34 402 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 382 95.6 92.8-97.3
35-44 427 19 4.0 2.1- 7.4 408 96.0 92.6-97.9
45-54 582 42 7.0 4.0-12.0 540 93.0 88.0-96.0
55-64 563 41 5.8 3.9- 8.5 522 94.2 91.5-96.1
65-74 352 17 5.3 2.8- 9.7 335 94.7 90.3-97.2
75+ 146 *** *** *** 144 97.4 89.2-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 361 34 6.2 3.9- 9.7 327 93.8 90.3-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 703 39 6.9 4.2-11.1 664 93.1 88.9-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 499 30 3.6 2.1- 6.1 469 96.4 93.9-97.9
College Graduate 920 38 3.6 2.3- 5.6 882 96.4 94.4-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 44 14.2 9.0-21.8 227 85.8 78.2-91.0
$15,000- 24,999 398 28 7.7 4.3-13.4 370 92.3 86.6-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 231 *** *** *** 225 97.4 92.2-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 288 *** *** *** 280 96.5 91.9-98.5
$50,000- 74,999 339 16 3.2 1.7- 5.7 323 96.8 94.3-98.3
$75,000+ 665 28 2.4 1.5- 3.8 637 97.6 96.2-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 80 10.8 7.6-15.1 563 89.2 84.9-92.4
No 1,842 60 3.6 2.5- 5.2 1,782 96.4 94.8-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 2,492 140 5.1 3.9- 6.5 2,352 94.9 93.5-96.1

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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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