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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

What was the cause of the brain injury?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Motor vehicle/motorcycle crash Stroke/aneurism Sports-related Fall Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 289 77 25.3 19.6-31.9 63 24.8 18.6-32.1 27 9.7 6.2-14.7 33 12.7 8.2-19.2 89 27.6 21.8-34.3
GENDER
Male 153 36 21.3 14.6-30.0 31 23.8 15.8-34.2 22 13.3 8.1-21.1 *** *** *** 51 29.6 21.7-39.1
Female 136 41 31.2 22.4-41.7 32 26.2 17.5-37.1 *** *** *** 20 13.8 8.4-21.9 38 24.6 17.1-34.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 252 67 25.0 19.1-32.0 58 26.5 19.8-34.4 26 10.8 6.9-16.5 29 10.6 6.9-16.0 72 27.1 21.0-34.4
No 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 22.2 13.9-33.6
Obese 106 25 20.1 12.5-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 26.4 17.5-37.7
Current Smoker
Yes 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 23.8 15.5-34.7
No 197 49 23.0 16.6-30.9 45 24.3 17.2-33.1 22 11.9 7.3-18.9 24 11.3 7.0-17.9 57 29.6 22.3-38.1
History of CVD**
Yes 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 196 63 29.6 22.4-37.8 *** *** *** 22 11.8 7.3-18.4 24 15.6 9.6-24.3 73 34.0 26.5-42.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 247 65 24.1 18.3-31.2 56 26.7 19.9-34.8 19 7.9 4.6-13.3 29 13.5 8.5-20.9 78 27.7 21.5-35.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 258 67 23.5 17.9-30.3 60 26.8 20.1-34.7 22 9.5 5.9-15.0 29 12.6 7.9-19.7 80 27.5 21.4-34.6
COPD
Yes 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 236 60 23.8 17.9-31.0 52 24.4 17.9-32.4 26 10.8 6.9-16.6 31 14.9 9.5-22.5 67 26.1 19.8-33.4
Current Asthma
Yes 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 249 64 24.6 18.6-31.6 53 24.6 18.1-32.3 24 9.2 5.8-14.3 30 14.1 9.0-21.5 78 27.6 21.5-34.8
Diabetes
Yes 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 234 64 26.4 20.0-33.9 43 21.3 14.9-29.6 26 11.6 7.4-17.7 28 14.3 9.0-21.9 73 26.4 20.2-33.7
Disability1
Yes 165 41 25.7 18.1-35.2 45 29.4 20.8-39.8 *** *** *** 22 15.7 8.9-26.0 50 25.5 18.3-34.4
No 124 36 24.7 17.1-34.3 18 18.9 11.2-30.1 20 17.2 10.5-26.8 *** *** *** 39 30.2 21.4-40.7
Functional Disability1
Yes 169 46 23.4 16.5-31.9 47 31.8 22.9-42.3 *** *** *** 21 16.2 9.3-26.9 49 24.7 17.6-33.5
No 117 31 28.4 19.6-39.3 15 14.7 7.9-25.5 21 17.3 10.8-26.5 *** *** *** 39 31.6 22.6-42.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 166 45 26.5 19.0-35.5 49 34.2 25.1-44.7 *** *** *** 16 9.4 5.3-16.0 48 25.0 17.9-33.8
No 123 32 24.0 16.1-34.1 14 14.4 7.8-24.9 19 14.8 9.0-23.5 17 16.4 8.9-28.3 41 30.5 21.7-41.0

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

*Asked only of those who reported having a brain injury.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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