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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 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 6,350 362 5.6 5.0- 6.4 5,988 94.4 93.6-95.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 802 51 6.0 4.3- 8.3 751 94.0 91.7-95.7
Region 3 625 29 5.0 3.4- 7.5 596 95.0 92.5-96.6
Region 4 1,234 76 6.7 5.2- 8.7 1,158 93.3 91.3-94.8
Region 5 935 50 5.1 3.7- 7.1 885 94.9 92.9-96.3
Region 6 451 31 6.0 4.0- 8.8 420 94.0 91.2-96.0
Region 7 909 38 4.6 3.1- 6.7 871 95.4 93.3-96.9
Region 8 775 46 5.5 3.8- 7.8 729 94.5 92.2-96.2
Region 9 & 10 619 41 6.1 4.2- 8.7 578 93.9 91.3-95.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,976 120 5.6 4.5- 7.0 1,856 94.4 93.0-95.5
Piedmont 3,454 189 5.7 4.8- 6.7 3,265 94.3 93.3-95.2
Western NC 920 53 5.5 3.9- 7.5 867 94.5 92.5-96.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 583 35 5.2 3.6- 7.5 548 94.8 92.5-96.4
Northwest 1,076 59 6.2 4.6- 8.4 1,017 93.8 91.6-95.4
Charlotte 1,003 62 6.4 4.8- 8.6 941 93.6 91.4-95.2
Greensboro 761 42 5.5 3.8- 7.8 719 94.5 92.2-96.2
Southern Regional 529 40 7.0 4.9- 9.8 489 93.0 90.2-95.1
Southeast 534 27 4.4 2.7- 7.2 507 95.6 92.8-97.3
Wake 934 40 4.3 2.9- 6.3 894 95.7 93.7-97.1
Area L & Eastern 930 57 5.7 4.2- 7.7 873 94.3 92.3-95.8

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*This question was asked of all respondents in 2014.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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