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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Falls

The next question asks about a recent fall. By a fall, we mean when a person unintentionally comes to rest on the ground or another lower level.
In the past 3 months, have you had a fall?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,568 706 11.9 10.7-13.3 4,862 88.1 86.7-89.3
-Guilford County 265 29 10.5 7.0-15.5 236 89.5 84.5-93.0
GENDER
Male 100 15 14.3 8.3-23.6 85 85.7 76.4-91.7
Female 165 14 7.1 4.0-12.3 151 92.9 87.7-96.0
RACE
White 204 25 11.9 7.7-17.8 179 88.1 82.2-92.3
Other 60 4 5.6 1.6-18.0 56 94.4 82.0-98.4
AGE
18-44 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
45+ 265 29 10.5 7.0-15.5 236 89.5 84.5-93.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 15 16.4 9.6-26.7 87 83.6 73.3-90.4
Some College + 161 14 7.0 3.9-12.5 147 93.0 87.5-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 16 14.8 8.6-24.2 102 85.2 75.8-91.4
$50,000+ 77 8 7.8 3.6-16.1 69 92.2 83.9-96.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 294 32 11.1 7.6-15.9 262 88.9 84.1-92.4
Guilford 265 29 10.5 7.0-15.5 236 89.5 84.5-93.0
Mecklenburg 243 29 11.6 7.8-17.0 214 88.4 83.0-92.2
Orange 230 29 12.1 8.2-17.6 201 87.9 82.4-91.8
Wake 197 16 7.1 4.2-11.8 181 92.9 88.2-95.8
Chatham/Lee 248 26 9.5 6.2-14.2 222 90.5 85.8-93.8
Nash/Wilson 231 34 15.8 10.7-22.6 197 84.2 77.4-89.3
Craven/Pamlico 293 30 10.5 7.2-15.1 263 89.5 84.9-92.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 261 37 18.5 11.0-29.4 224 81.5 70.6-89.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 267 40 11.9 8.3-16.7 227 88.1 83.3-91.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 290 40 12.6 8.6-18.1 250 87.4 81.9-91.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 263 37 13.0 9.2-18.0 226 87.0 82.0-90.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 272 40 15.4 11.2-20.9 232 84.6 79.1-88.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 269 30 11.6 7.6-17.4 239 88.4 82.6-92.4
Northeast NC I 284 34 11.8 8.2-16.7 250 88.2 83.3-91.8
Northeast NC II 330 41 12.5 9.0-17.2 289 87.5 82.8-91.0
Northeastern Partnership 614 75 12.3 9.6-15.6 539 87.7 84.4-90.4
Mountain AHEC 857 122 15.0 12.0-18.6 735 85.0 81.4-88.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,996 245 11.8 9.7-14.4 1,751 88.2 85.6-90.3
Piedmont 2,275 272 10.6 9.0-12.4 2,003 89.4 87.6-91.0
Western NC 1,297 189 16.6 13.3-20.6 1,108 83.4 79.4-86.7

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*This question was asked of respondents ages 45 or older

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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