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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 265 28 10.9 7.0-16.6 18 6.2 3.7-10.0 219 82.9 76.9-87.7
GENDER
Male 99 6 8.8 3.4-20.8 6 5.2 2.2-11.9 87 86.0 74.7-92.8
Female 166 22 12.7 8.2-19.2 12 7.0 3.8-12.5 132 80.3 73.0-86.1
RACE
White 239 26 11.4 7.2-17.6 16 6.3 3.7-10.5 197 82.3 75.8-87.4
Other 25 2 6.9 1.5-26.3 2 5.3 1.2-20.7 21 87.9 69.2-95.9
AGE
45+ 265 28 10.9 7.0-16.6 18 6.2 3.7-10.0 219 82.9 76.9-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 8 12.6 5.2-27.6 9 7.2 3.5-14.2 72 80.2 66.7-89.1
Some College + 175 20 10.1 6.3-15.8 9 5.7 2.9-10.9 146 84.2 77.5-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 147 17 13.4 7.4-23.0 14 9.7 5.5-16.5 116 76.9 67.2-84.4
$50,000+ 88 8 8.5 4.3-16.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 79 90.6 82.7-95.1

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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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