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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,704 180 4.8 4.0- 5.7 3,524 95.2 94.3-96.0
RACE
White 2,621 137 5.4 4.4- 6.7 2,484 94.6 93.3-95.6
African American 795 24 2.8 1.8- 4.4 771 97.2 95.6-98.2
Other Minorities 241 16 4.7 2.6- 8.4 225 95.3 91.6-97.4
AGE
18-34 521 21 4.3 2.7- 6.9 500 95.7 93.1-97.3
35-44 458 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8 447 97.4 95.2-98.6
45-54 565 33 6.3 4.2- 9.4 532 93.7 90.6-95.8
55-64 760 57 6.9 5.2- 9.1 703 93.1 90.9-94.8
65-74 761 43 5.7 4.1- 7.8 718 94.3 92.2-95.9
75+ 588 14 2.3 1.3- 4.0 574 97.7 96.0-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 430 21 4.7 2.7- 7.9 409 95.3 92.1-97.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,035 48 5.3 3.7- 7.6 987 94.7 92.4-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,041 64 5.1 3.8- 6.7 977 94.9 93.3-96.2
College Graduate 1,182 47 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,135 96.1 94.5-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 442 39 8.1 5.5-11.9 403 91.9 88.1-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 640 32 4.9 3.2- 7.4 608 95.1 92.6-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 389 18 5.0 2.9- 8.6 371 95.0 91.4-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 424 21 5.7 3.1-10.5 403 94.3 89.5-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 356 *** *** *** 348 98.4 96.6-99.2
$75,000+ 619 21 3.4 2.1- 5.4 598 96.6 94.6-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,113 118 11.3 9.0-14.0 995 88.7 86.0-91.0
No 2,572 59 2.5 1.9- 3.4 2,513 97.5 96.6-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 *** *** *** 89 97.1 89.0-99.3
Non-Veteran 3,611 178 4.8 4.0- 5.8 3,433 95.2 94.2-96.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,038 101 4.4 3.5- 5.6 1,937 95.6 94.4-96.5
No 1,666 79 5.2 3.9- 6.7 1,587 94.8 93.3-96.1

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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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