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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-MALES

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
-MALES 2,646 182 6.6 5.6- 7.8 2,464 93.4 92.2-94.4
RACE
White 1,933 133 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,800 93.1 91.6-94.3
African American 437 29 6.5 4.2- 9.9 408 93.5 90.1-95.8
Other Minorities 245 18 5.0 2.7- 9.0 227 95.0 91.0-97.3
AGE
18-34 440 33 7.1 4.9-10.2 407 92.9 89.8-95.1
35-44 356 17 4.7 2.8- 7.7 339 95.3 92.3-97.2
45-54 427 36 8.2 5.7-11.5 391 91.8 88.5-94.3
55-64 611 43 6.4 4.6- 8.7 568 93.6 91.3-95.4
65-74 485 32 6.9 4.5-10.4 453 93.1 89.6-95.5
75+ 297 20 6.3 3.9-10.1 277 93.7 89.9-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 378 25 7.9 5.1-11.8 353 92.1 88.2-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 717 56 6.8 5.1- 9.1 661 93.2 90.9-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 661 44 5.9 4.2- 8.4 617 94.1 91.6-95.8
College Graduate 880 55 6.0 4.5- 8.1 825 94.0 91.9-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 29 11.2 7.4-16.6 220 88.8 83.4-92.6
$15,000- 24,999 424 40 10.7 7.5-15.0 384 89.3 85.0-92.5
$25,000- 34,999 242 *** *** *** 232 96.7 93.6-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 318 18 4.5 2.7- 7.3 300 95.5 92.7-97.3
$50,000- 74,999 325 22 6.4 4.0-10.2 303 93.6 89.8-96.0
$75,000+ 649 36 5.4 3.5- 8.1 613 94.6 91.9-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 688 87 13.1 10.3-16.5 601 86.9 83.5-89.7
No 1,937 92 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,845 95.4 94.1-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 757 59 7.1 5.3- 9.4 698 92.9 90.6-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,886 122 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,764 93.6 92.1-94.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,416 107 6.8 5.5- 8.5 1,309 93.2 91.5-94.5
No 1,230 75 6.4 4.9- 8.3 1,155 93.6 91.7-95.1

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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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