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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Falls

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  Total
Respond.^
1 injury 2 or more injuries No injuries
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,663 463 27.3 24.7-30.1 113 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,087 66.1 63.2-68.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 52 15 26.2 15.8-40.2 5 10.9 4.5-24.0 32 62.9 48.2-75.5
Buncombe 55 13 23.5 13.7-37.2 3 6.9 2.1-20.1 39 69.6 55.2-81.0
Cabarrus 34 12 20.2 10.5-35.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 21 78.5 63.3-88.5
Catawba 41 13 28.5 16.2-45.0 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 26 69.0 52.4-81.9
Cumberland 39 8 22.0 10.4-40.7 4 11.9 3.9-30.8 27 66.1 46.9-81.1
Davidson 44 15 24.2 13.5-39.5 3 5.5 1.6-17.0 26 70.3 54.3-82.6
Durham 41 13 27.6 14.8-45.6 4 16.6 4.8-44.2 24 55.7 36.4-73.5
Forsyth 43 13 29.8 17.1-46.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 29 68.3 51.4-81.5
Gaston 49 14 25.9 14.0-42.9 3 5.4 1.6-16.5 32 68.7 51.7-81.8
Guilford 45 11 18.5 9.8-32.2 4 9.2 3.1-24.3 30 72.3 56.7-83.8
Iredell 37 12 25.4 13.2-43.3 2 6.4 1.2-27.9 23 68.2 49.4-82.5
Johnston 46 13 27.3 11.0-53.2 2 5.4 1.1-22.2 31 67.4 42.5-85.2
Mecklenburg 78 28 33.8 22.0-48.0 4 4.0 1.2-12.2 46 62.2 48.3-74.4
New Hanover 52 11 23.7 13.0-39.2 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 39 74.3 59.0-85.3
Onslow 40 8 16.9 7.8-32.9 4 8.8 2.9-23.3 28 74.3 57.3-86.1
Orange 32 12 31.8 17.1-51.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.4 19 65.3 45.7-80.8
Pitt 30 12 36.6 20.6-56.2 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 17 60.6 41.1-77.2
Randolph 37 13 36.8 20.9-56.3 3 10.8 2.8-34.0 21 52.3 34.0-70.1
Robeson 46 9 23.6 12.1-41.2 4 9.7 3.4-24.7 33 66.6 49.4-80.4
Rowan 49 13 27.7 15.6-44.3 3 5.9 1.6-19.4 33 66.4 50.0-79.7
Union 27 4 18.3 6.2-43.1 2 4.9 1.1-19.8 21 76.8 53.3-90.6
Wake 31 8 22.4 10.7-41.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 22 75.7 57.1-88.0
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 48 17 37.7 23.7-54.1 2 2.1 0.5- 8.4 29 60.2 44.0-74.4
Northeast Partnership II*** 64 15 22.4 13.3-35.1 9 14.0 6.7-27.0 40 63.6 49.7-75.6
Northeast Partnership I*** 52 10 18.2 9.1-33.0 2 3.5 0.8-14.6 40 78.3 63.3-88.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 52 13 28.5 15.6-46.2 4 6.2 2.1-16.4 35 65.4 48.3-79.2
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 52 16 31.3 18.5-47.9 4 9.7 2.9-28.3 32 58.9 42.3-73.7
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 55 21 41.4 27.9-56.3 3 4.8 1.4-14.5 31 53.9 39.3-67.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 42 4 9.1 2.9-25.0 4 10.9 3.9-27.0 34 79.9 62.6-90.4
Chatham/Lee/Moore 55 14 30.0 17.2-46.9 5 8.7 3.4-20.5 36 61.4 45.2-75.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 59 17 27.1 16.3-41.4 6 13.3 5.5-29.1 36 59.6 44.8-72.8
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 52 12 23.6 13.3-38.2 3 3.5 1.1-10.5 37 73.0 58.4-83.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 64 16 19.6 11.7-31.1 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 46 78.6 67.1-86.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 51 18 36.7 23.1-52.7 8 14.8 7.1-28.6 25 48.5 33.8-63.5
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 69 20 30.9 19.6-45.0 2 1.2 0.2- 5.9 47 67.9 53.8-79.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 132 27 19.9 13.4-28.5 12 9.0 4.7-16.6 93 71.0 61.6-79.0
No 1,531 436 27.9 25.2-30.8 101 6.4 5.0- 8.1 994 65.7 62.7-68.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 572 155 29.2 24.7-34.1 40 7.1 4.7-10.4 377 63.8 58.6-68.6
Piedmont 868 251 26.8 23.3-30.6 60 6.7 4.9- 9.1 557 66.5 62.5-70.3
Western NC 223 57 25.6 19.3-33.0 13 5.4 2.8-10.0 153 69.1 61.4-75.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 124 33 28.2 19.9-38.5 5 3.3 1.2- 8.4 86 68.5 58.2-77.2
Northwest 343 98 25.6 20.5-31.5 21 5.8 3.4- 9.6 224 68.6 62.4-74.2
Charlotte 234 73 29.8 22.8-37.9 18 6.9 4.0-11.4 143 63.3 55.3-70.7
Greensboro 218 63 25.5 19.5-32.7 16 8.0 4.5-13.9 139 66.4 58.6-73.4
Southern Regional 169 46 32.8 24.2-42.7 14 11.0 5.5-20.7 109 56.3 46.4-65.7
Coastal 102 29 30.4 20.9-41.8 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7 70 68.2 56.8-77.7
Wake 184 42 20.4 14.0-28.8 13 7.9 3.9-15.4 129 71.6 62.4-79.3
Area L 75 17 23.4 13.7-37.1 7 10.0 4.4-21.5 51 66.5 52.6-78.0
Eastern 214 62 30.4 23.4-38.3 16 5.7 3.3- 9.7 136 63.9 55.9-71.2

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Asked only of those who had at least one fall in past 3 months.

^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.

**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.

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

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