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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 256 22 8.0 4.8-13.0 20 7.9 4.8-12.8 214 84.1 78.0-88.7
GENDER
Male 87 7 7.7 3.3-17.1 8 8.0 3.5-17.5 72 84.2 73.4-91.2
Female 169 15 8.2 4.3-14.9 12 7.9 4.3-14.1 142 84.0 76.2-89.5
RACE
White 168 13 7.0 3.9-12.1 14 8.0 4.6-13.5 141 85.0 78.4-89.8
Other 86 7 6.3 2.5-15.1 6 8.1 3.3-18.8 73 85.6 74.4-92.4
AGE
45+ 256 22 8.0 4.8-13.0 20 7.9 4.8-12.8 214 84.1 78.0-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 8 10.9 4.9-22.8 11 14.8 7.4-27.2 55 74.3 60.8-84.3
Some College + 182 14 6.7 3.5-12.5 9 5.0 2.4- 9.8 159 88.3 81.8-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 105 13 14.4 7.4-26.3 12 12.6 6.9-21.8 80 73.0 61.2-82.3
$50,000+ 121 6 3.6 1.5- 8.1 4 4.3 1.4-13.0 111 92.1 84.3-96.2

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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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