2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

For these next questions, please think about injuries you have had during your entire lifetime, especially those that affected your head or neck.
It might help to remember times you went to the hospital or emergency room.
Think about injuries you may have received from a car or motorcycle wreck, bicycle crash, being hit by something, falling down, being hit by someone, playing sports or an injury during military service.
Thinking about any injuries you have had in your lifetime, were you ever knocked out or did you lose consciousness?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,769 907 24.4 22.6-26.2 2,862 75.6 73.8-77.4
Region 3 & 5 727 173 24.4 20.8-28.4 554 75.6 71.6-79.2
GENDER
Male 306 99 32.9 26.9-39.5 207 67.1 60.5-73.1
Female 421 74 16.6 12.9-21.2 347 83.4 78.8-87.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 510 127 26.2 21.9-31.1 383 73.8 68.9-78.1
Non-Hispanic Black 132 22 14.7 9.0-23.0 110 85.3 77.0-91.0
Other 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 217 58 27.3 20.9-34.9 159 72.7 65.1-79.1
45-64 281 71 24.4 19.0-30.8 210 75.6 69.2-81.0
65+ 226 44 20.2 14.7-27.2 182 79.8 72.8-85.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 244 45 17.5 12.5-24.1 199 82.5 75.9-87.5
Some College + 483 128 28.6 23.9-33.8 355 71.4 66.2-76.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 326 85 25.1 19.8-31.3 241 74.9 68.7-80.2
$50,000+ 292 70 26.4 20.7-33.0 222 73.6 67.0-79.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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