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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Falls (Age 45+)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
1 fall 2 or more falls No falls
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,154 1,077 9.4 8.7-10.2 755 6.3 5.7- 6.9 9,322 84.3 83.4-85.2
-Alamance County 276 32 11.2 7.6-16.3 18 6.7 4.1-10.9 226 82.1 76.2-86.7
GENDER
Male 86 6 8.3 3.5-18.5 5 5.6 2.2-13.4 75 86.0 75.5-92.5
Female 190 26 13.1 8.5-19.6 13 7.4 4.0-13.1 151 79.5 72.1-85.4
RACE
White 229 26 10.3 6.7-15.7 13 5.5 3.1- 9.6 190 84.2 78.2-88.8
Other 47 6 15.0 6.2-31.9 5 11.9 4.5-27.7 36 73.2 55.8-85.5
AGE
45+ 276 32 11.2 7.6-16.3 18 6.7 4.1-10.9 226 82.1 76.2-86.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 125 13 10.9 6.0-19.0 11 9.3 4.8-17.2 101 79.8 70.4-86.8
Some College + 150 18 11.2 6.5-18.6 7 4.5 2.1- 9.4 125 84.3 76.5-89.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 20 12.4 7.7-19.4 13 11.1 6.1-19.2 107 76.5 67.5-83.6
$50,000+ 89 9 10.7 5.1-21.0 2 2.0 0.5- 8.1 78 87.3 76.9-93.4

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^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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