SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Falls (Age 45+)

How many of these falls caused an injury?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
1 or more falls caused an injury No injuries
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,829 637 34.6 31.8-37.4 1,192 65.4 62.6-68.2
-Eastern NC 604 231 39.2 34.5-44.2 373 60.8 55.8-65.5
GENDER
Male 218 74 34.3 27.1-42.2 144 65.7 57.8-72.9
Female 386 157 43.4 37.3-49.7 229 56.6 50.3-62.7
RACE
White 420 161 39.2 33.6-45.1 259 60.8 54.9-66.4
African American 141 60 41.8 32.4-51.8 81 58.2 48.2-67.6
Other Minorities 41 10 29.9 13.9-53.1 31 70.1 46.9-86.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 4 34.8 11.3-69.0 8 65.2 31.0-88.7
Non-Hispanic 588 225 39.2 34.5-44.2 363 60.8 55.8-65.5
AGE
45-54 187 86 43.8 35.6-52.5 101 56.2 47.5-64.4
55-64 159 49 35.4 26.7-45.1 110 64.6 54.9-73.3
65-74 140 52 36.8 28.1-46.5 88 63.2 53.5-71.9
75+ 118 44 35.2 26.2-45.5 74 64.8 54.5-73.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 54 38.3 28.8-48.8 83 61.7 51.2-71.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 75 36.8 28.8-45.6 119 63.2 54.4-71.2
Some Post-H.S. 152 66 45.0 35.6-54.8 86 55.0 45.2-64.4
College Graduate 119 36 37.1 27.0-48.5 83 62.9 51.5-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 55 40.2 30.4-50.9 85 59.8 49.1-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 117 57 44.6 33.8-56.0 60 55.4 44.0-66.2
$25,000- 34,999 72 28 36.9 24.7-51.1 44 63.1 48.9-75.3
$35,000- 49,999 78 27 42.1 29.1-56.3 51 57.9 43.7-70.9
$50,000-74,999 46 16 37.7 22.5-55.7 30 62.3 44.3-77.5
$75,000+ 74 23 39.9 27.5-53.7 51 60.1 46.3-72.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 438 188 43.8 38.1-49.7 250 56.2 50.3-61.9
No 160 43 28.1 20.3-37.4 117 71.9 62.6-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 107 38 36.3 26.1-47.9 69 63.7 52.1-73.9
Non-Veteran 497 193 40.0 34.8-45.5 304 60.0 54.5-65.2

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 3 months.

^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.

**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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook