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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-WHITES

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 tum or 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
-WHITES 6,779 319 4.3 3.7- 5.1 6,460 95.7 94.9-96.3
GENDER
Male 1,915 110 4.3 3.3- 5.5 1,805 95.7 94.5-96.7
Female 4,864 209 4.4 3.5- 5.4 4,655 95.6 94.6-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 120 *** *** *** 115 93.2 81.5-97.7
Non-Hispanic 6,652 314 4.3 3.6- 5.1 6,338 95.7 94.9-96.4
AGE
18-34 680 24 2.9 1.7- 4.7 656 97.1 95.3-98.3
35-44 904 34 3.8 2.3- 6.2 870 96.2 93.8-97.7
45-54 1,288 87 6.5 4.8- 8.7 1,201 93.5 91.3-95.2
55-64 1,561 93 5.4 4.2- 7.1 1,468 94.6 92.9-95.8
65-74 1,290 46 3.7 2.5- 5.5 1,244 96.3 94.5-97.5
75+ 990 34 3.2 2.1- 4.9 956 96.8 95.1-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 694 57 8.0 5.5-11.5 637 92.0 88.5-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,863 75 3.1 2.2- 4.2 1,788 96.9 95.8-97.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,732 96 4.4 3.2- 5.8 1,636 95.6 94.2-96.8
College Graduate 2,477 90 3.7 2.7- 5.1 2,387 96.3 94.9-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 677 61 9.4 6.4-13.7 616 90.6 86.3-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,018 69 6.3 4.5- 8.7 949 93.7 91.3-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 630 22 2.5 1.4- 4.3 608 97.5 95.7-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 799 25 3.4 1.9- 6.0 774 96.6 94.0-98.1
$50,000- 74,999 874 40 4.4 2.9- 6.7 834 95.6 93.3-97.1
$75,000+ 1,558 50 2.7 1.8- 3.9 1,508 97.3 96.1-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,118 198 9.6 7.9-11.6 1,920 90.4 88.4-92.1
No 4,635 120 2.5 1.9- 3.3 4,515 97.5 96.7-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 6,778 319 4.3 3.7- 5.1 6,459 95.7 94.9-96.3

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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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