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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

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 3,143 800 26.1 24.2-27.9 2,343 73.9 72.1-75.8
Medicaid Region 5 409 100 24.1 19.5-29.4 309 75.9 70.6-80.5
GENDER
Male 149 45 29.7 21.9-38.9 104 70.3 61.1-78.1
Female 260 55 19.7 14.6-26.2 205 80.3 73.8-85.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 175 45 25.8 19.2-33.9 130 74.2 66.1-80.8
Non-Hispanic Black 125 21 17.2 10.6-26.6 104 82.8 73.4-89.4
Other 109 34 29.1 20.5-39.5 75 70.9 60.5-79.5
AGE
18-44 138 35 25.9 18.2-35.5 103 74.1 64.5-81.8
45-64 143 40 27.3 19.6-36.7 103 72.7 63.3-80.4
65+ 124 25 19.0 12.0-28.8 99 81.0 71.2-88.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 44 23.6 17.0-31.7 138 76.4 68.3-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 124 30 24.8 17.0-34.7 94 75.2 65.3-83.0
College Graduate 101 26 26.2 17.4-37.3 75 73.8 62.7-82.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 48 25.8 18.9-34.1 143 74.2 65.9-81.1
$50,000+ 117 35 29.6 20.8-40.1 82 70.4 59.9-79.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 101 17 14.5 8.4-24.0 84 85.5 76.0-91.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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