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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 3,143 800 26.1 24.2-27.9 2,343 73.9 72.1-75.8
Region 8 389 102 26.4 21.4-32.2 287 73.6 67.8-78.6
GENDER
Male 156 45 29.4 21.7-38.6 111 70.6 61.4-78.3
Female 233 57 24.0 17.8-31.4 176 76.0 68.6-82.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 243 75 31.2 24.7-38.6 168 68.8 61.4-75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 110 34 30.7 21.7-41.4 76 69.3 58.6-78.3
45-64 144 47 32.1 23.9-41.5 97 67.9 58.5-76.1
65+ 134 21 12.0 7.5-18.7 113 88.0 81.3-92.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 39 26.1 18.4-35.5 126 73.9 64.5-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 124 37 26.9 19.0-36.6 87 73.1 63.4-81.0
College Graduate 99 26 26.8 18.2-37.6 73 73.2 62.4-81.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 46 26.6 19.2-35.7 121 73.4 64.3-80.8
$50,000+ 131 42 32.5 23.6-42.8 89 67.5 57.2-76.4
Don't know/Not Sure 91 14 17.2 9.5-29.0 77 82.8 71.0-90.5

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

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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