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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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
-Piedmont NC 5,002 221 5.0 4.0- 6.1 4,781 95.0 93.9-96.0
GENDER
Male 1,478 83 5.4 3.9- 7.6 1,395 94.6 92.4-96.1
Female 3,524 138 4.6 3.5- 6.0 3,386 95.4 94.0-96.5
RACE
White 3,830 176 4.6 3.7- 5.7 3,654 95.4 94.3-96.3
African American 818 34 7.3 4.4-11.8 784 92.7 88.2-95.6
Other minorities 319 *** *** *** 309 96.9 90.6-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 254 *** *** *** 249 97.2 90.3-99.2
Non-Hispanic 4,738 215 5.2 4.1- 6.4 4,523 94.8 93.6-95.9
AGE
18-34 612 20 4.5 2.8- 7.2 592 95.5 92.8-97.2
35-54 1,791 89 5.9 4.2- 8.2 1,702 94.1 91.8-95.8
55-64 1,063 60 5.5 4.0- 7.7 1,003 94.5 92.3-96.0
65-74 844 34 3.9 2.5- 5.9 810 96.1 94.1-97.5
75+ 634 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2 616 98.1 96.8-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 561 36 7.0 4.2-11.4 525 93.0 88.6-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,355 55 5.9 3.8- 9.2 1,300 94.1 90.8-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,173 66 4.3 3.0- 6.3 1,107 95.7 93.7-97.0
College Graduate 1,900 63 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,837 96.3 94.7-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 517 41 10.9 6.7-17.2 476 89.1 82.8-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 819 48 7.0 4.2-11.4 771 93.0 88.6-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 438 15 3.1 1.5- 6.4 423 96.9 93.6-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 553 17 3.5 1.8- 6.9 536 96.5 93.1-98.2
$50,000+ 1,799 66 3.3 2.4- 4.7 1,733 96.7 95.3-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,401 131 11.3 8.6-14.7 1,270 88.7 85.3-91.4
No 3,584 90 3.1 2.2- 4.3 3,494 96.9 95.7-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 5,000 220 5.0 4.0- 6.1 4,780 95.0 93.9-96.0

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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).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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