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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 290 25 9.2 5.7-14.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 253 87.5 82.2-91.5
GENDER
Male 112 9 9.1 4.1-18.9 4 2.9 0.9- 8.6 99 88.0 78.2-93.7
Female 178 16 9.2 5.5-15.1 8 3.7 1.8- 7.6 154 87.1 80.9-91.5
RACE
White 228 23 12.2 7.6-19.0 10 3.0 1.6- 5.8 195 84.8 78.0-89.7
Other 62 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 2 4.0 1.0-14.8 58 94.7 84.9-98.3
AGE
45+ 290 25 9.2 5.7-14.3 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 253 87.5 82.2-91.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 9 6.5 3.1-13.1 5 3.1 1.1- 8.5 94 90.3 83.1-94.7
Some College + 182 16 10.7 6.0-18.3 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 159 85.9 78.2-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 8 6.7 3.2-13.6 10 7.0 3.4-13.6 112 86.3 78.2-91.7
$50,000+ 123 9 7.1 3.6-13.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 113 92.4 86.0-96.0

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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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