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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-African Americans

A brain Injury can result from a blow or jolt to the head caused by a fall, a motor vehicle accident,
a sports injury, or an assault. A brain injury can also occur from a health problem like a tumor or a stroke.

Have you ever had a brain injury that limited you in any way for more than a week in any activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,350 362 5.6 5.0- 6.4 5,988 94.4 93.6-95.0
-African Americans 1,232 53 4.4 3.2- 6.1 1,179 95.6 93.9-96.8
GENDER
Male 437 29 6.5 4.2- 9.9 408 93.5 90.1-95.8
Female 795 24 2.8 1.8- 4.4 771 97.2 95.6-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,207 50 4.3 3.1- 5.9 1,157 95.7 94.1-96.9
AGE
18-34 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 271 20 6.7 4.1-10.7 251 93.3 89.3-95.9
65-74 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 17 4.2 2.5- 7.0 383 95.8 93.0-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 349 19 5.3 3.1- 8.9 330 94.7 91.1-96.9
College Graduate 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 18 8.6 5.1-14.2 213 91.4 85.8-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 29 8.7 5.7-13.1 324 91.3 86.9-94.3
No 866 22 2.9 1.7- 4.7 844 97.1 95.3-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 13 10.2 5.8-17.4 127 89.8 82.6-94.2
Non-Veteran 1,092 40 3.6 2.5- 5.3 1,052 96.4 94.7-97.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 620 29 4.5 3.0- 6.8 591 95.5 93.2-97.0
No 612 24 4.3 2.6- 7.0 588 95.7 93.0-97.4

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*This question was asked of all respondents in 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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