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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 317 33 10.5 7.2-15.1 17 6.5 3.6-11.3 267 83.0 77.4-87.5
GENDER
Male 127 10 8.0 4.0-15.7 7 6.6 2.8-15.1 110 85.3 76.1-91.4
Female 190 23 12.8 8.3-19.2 10 6.3 2.9-13.1 157 80.9 73.3-86.8
RACE
White 291 32 11.2 7.7-16.1 16 6.1 3.4-10.8 243 82.6 76.8-87.3
Other 25 1 5.2 0.7-29.0 1 9.3 1.4-43.4 23 85.5 56.5-96.4
AGE
45+ 317 33 10.5 7.2-15.1 17 6.5 3.6-11.3 267 83.0 77.4-87.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 16 11.5 6.8-18.7 12 8.3 4.2-15.8 120 80.2 71.5-86.8
Some College + 169 17 9.6 5.6-16.1 5 4.8 1.7-12.7 147 85.6 77.5-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 175 22 12.8 8.0-19.9 12 8.0 4.0-15.2 141 79.3 70.9-85.7
$50,000+ 102 7 7.1 3.2-15.0 3 5.1 1.4-16.8 92 87.8 77.2-93.9

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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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