2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 30 minutes Between 30 minutes and 24 hours 24 hours or longer
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 836 698 85.2 82.1-87.8 73 8.8 6.8-11.4 65 6.1 4.5- 8.1
GENDER
Male 491 406 84.5 80.4-87.9 45 8.7 6.2-12.1 40 6.8 4.6- 9.8
Female 345 292 86.1 81.2-89.9 28 8.9 5.8-13.3 25 5.0 3.1- 8.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 632 543 87.7 84.5-90.4 46 7.2 5.2- 9.9 43 5.1 3.5- 7.3
Non-Hispanic Black 106 78 76.3 65.4-84.6 17 14.2 7.9-24.1 11 9.5 4.8-18.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 159 135 86.6 80.0-91.3 14 7.8 4.4-13.4 *** *** ***
35-44 108 90 84.9 75.4-91.2 *** *** *** 11 8.3 3.9-16.9
45-54 160 134 85.5 77.4-91.1 15 10.9 6.0-19.0 11 3.6 1.7- 7.6
55-64 176 144 84.2 76.9-89.5 18 10.1 5.9-16.9 14 5.7 3.1-10.2
65-74 149 119 81.1 72.2-87.6 15 9.9 5.4-17.5 15 9.0 4.7-16.4
75+ 67 61 90.9 78.8-96.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 55 82.4 70.6-90.1 *** *** *** 12 12.2 5.8-23.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 182 147 83.8 76.9-89.0 21 10.1 6.3-16.0 14 6.0 3.1-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 282 238 86.6 81.5-90.5 28 9.8 6.5-14.5 16 3.6 2.0- 6.6
College Graduate 296 255 85.0 79.1-89.5 18 7.6 4.3-13.1 23 7.4 4.7-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.8 5.0-18.3
$15,000- 24,999 111 85 79.7 69.5-87.1 14 11.1 6.0-19.5 12 9.2 4.5-18.1
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 101 86 84.2 73.4-91.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 136 122 91.5 85.0-95.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 209 183 87.8 81.5-92.1 18 9.1 5.3-15.1 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 128 105 83.0 73.9-89.4 12 8.8 4.5-16.2 11 8.2 4.1-15.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 363 288 81.5 76.3-85.7 34 10.2 7.0-14.7 41 8.3 5.7-12.0
No 466 404 87.8 83.8-90.9 38 7.6 5.2-11.0 24 4.6 2.8- 7.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 128 81.4 72.9-87.7 18 11.6 6.7-19.4 14 6.9 3.7-12.8
Non-Veteran 676 570 85.9 82.5-88.7 55 8.2 6.1-11.1 51 5.9 4.2- 8.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 173 144 86.8 80.3-91.3 16 8.8 5.1-14.9 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3
Regional City or Suburban County 206 170 81.7 74.8-87.0 21 11.2 7.2-17.1 15 7.1 4.0-12.4
Rural 457 384 86.4 82.1-89.8 36 7.3 4.9-10.9 37 6.3 4.2- 9.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 413 353 85.6 81.2-89.1 32 8.3 5.7-11.9 28 6.1 3.9- 9.3
Unemployed 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 214 182 87.5 81.6-91.7 20 8.9 5.3-14.6 12 3.6 1.8- 6.9
Unable to Work 125 89 74.8 64.1-83.2 16 14.3 8.0-24.2 20 10.9 6.1-18.6
Other not in Labor Force 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 130 99 80.1 71.3-86.7 16 12.6 7.4-20.6 15 7.3 3.8-13.4
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 441 385 87.9 83.8-91.1 32 7.4 4.9-10.9 24 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 128 105 83.0 73.9-89.4 12 8.8 4.5-16.2 11 8.2 4.1-15.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 189 159 86.3 78.9-91.4 13 6.5 3.4-12.1 17 7.2 3.6-13.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 365 308 85.6 81.0-89.2 27 7.6 5.0-11.4 30 6.9 4.5-10.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 282 231 84.1 78.6-88.5 33 11.3 7.6-16.3 18 4.6 2.6- 8.1

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*Asked only of those who reported they had been knocked out or lost consciousness.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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