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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

In the past 3 months, how many times have you fallen?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 fall 2 falls 3-4 falls 5+ falls No falls
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,128 99 8.8 6.9-11.0 46 3.6 2.6- 5.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8 949 84.5 81.8-86.9
GENDER
Female 1,128 99 8.8 6.9-11.0 46 3.6 2.6- 5.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8 949 84.5 81.8-86.9
RACE
African American 1,128 99 8.8 6.9-11.0 46 3.6 2.6- 5.0 19 1.7 1.0- 2.8 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8 949 84.5 81.8-86.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
-English Speaking 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,120 99 8.8 7.0-11.1 46 3.7 2.7- 5.1 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 14 1.0 0.5- 1.7 942 84.8 82.2-87.1
AGE
45-54 369 31 8.4 5.6-12.5 17 4.0 2.2- 7.0 7 1.7 0.7- 3.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 311 85.2 80.5-88.9
55-64 342 30 7.5 4.9-11.2 11 2.8 1.5- 5.1 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0 288 85.5 80.7-89.3
65-74 243 24 11.0 6.7-17.4 8 3.5 1.7- 7.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 206 84.1 77.4-89.1
75+ 158 14 9.9 5.5-17.1 8 3.9 1.9- 7.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 132 82.4 73.7-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 32 10.3 6.8-15.3 19 6.4 3.8-10.5 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 5 2.1 0.5- 8.6 252 80.2 73.9-85.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 400 32 8.8 5.8-13.1 13 2.3 1.3- 4.2 9 2.7 1.3- 5.4 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 341 85.0 80.2-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 224 17 7.3 4.2-12.4 12 4.6 2.5- 8.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.0 187 85.0 79.2-89.5
College Graduate 190 17 7.1 4.2-11.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 168 90.8 85.8-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 24 9.6 5.8-15.3 23 8.1 5.0-12.8 9 2.6 1.1- 5.7 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8 223 78.0 71.5-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 277 25 8.3 5.2-13.1 11 3.5 1.8- 6.6 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 6 2.0 0.9- 4.8 229 83.6 78.0-88.1
$25,000- 34,999 140 12 7.6 3.9-14.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 128 92.4 85.5-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 99 13 14.2 7.8-24.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 84 83.7 73.3-90.6
$50,000-74,999 82 10 14.6 7.3-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 71 84.3 72.0-91.9
$75,000+ 44 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 2 4.4 1.0-17.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 41 94.8 82.6-98.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 536 68 11.5 8.7-15.1 40 6.5 4.7- 9.1 16 3.0 1.7- 5.3 14 2.7 1.2- 5.7 398 76.2 71.7-80.3
No 557 31 6.9 4.7-10.2 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 517 91.0 87.5-93.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 21 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.5-21.8 19 94.1 78.0-98.6
Non-Veteran 1,105 98 8.9 7.1-11.2 46 3.7 2.7- 5.1 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8 928 84.3 81.5-86.7

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Asked only of respondents age 45 and 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.

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