2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 758 168 24.6 20.7-28.9 590 75.4 71.1-79.3
GENDER
Male 345 85 28.0 22.2-34.6 260 72.0 65.4-77.8
Female 413 83 21.5 16.6-27.4 330 78.5 72.6-83.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 425 111 27.3 22.5-32.7 314 72.7 67.3-77.5
Non-Hispanic Black 226 40 21.7 14.2-31.6 186 78.3 68.4-85.8
Other 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 238 48 25.3 18.5-33.6 190 74.7 66.4-81.5
45-64 326 77 24.2 19.1-30.3 249 75.8 69.7-80.9
65+ 186 42 23.9 17.1-32.4 144 76.1 67.6-82.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 51 19.3 14.1-25.8 211 80.7 74.2-85.9
Some College + 493 117 28.2 23.0-34.0 376 71.8 66.0-77.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 347 77 25.5 19.5-32.6 270 74.5 67.4-80.5
$50,000+ 274 67 26.1 20.2-32.9 207 73.9 67.1-79.8

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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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