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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 293 23 8.2 5.3-12.7 25 8.7 5.7-13.2 245 83.0 77.5-87.4
GENDER
Male 117 6 4.3 1.8- 9.9 13 9.1 5.1-15.9 98 86.6 79.0-91.7
Female 176 17 11.5 6.8-18.7 12 8.4 4.5-15.1 147 80.1 71.9-86.4
RACE
White 260 22 8.9 5.6-13.8 18 6.3 3.8-10.2 220 84.8 79.3-89.1
Other 33 1 4.4 0.6-25.5 7 23.6 10.8-44.0 25 72.0 51.4-86.3
AGE
45+ 293 23 8.2 5.3-12.7 25 8.7 5.7-13.2 245 83.0 77.5-87.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 7 5.3 2.3-11.7 16 10.9 6.5-18.0 142 83.8 75.8-89.5
Some College + 128 16 12.1 7.2-19.8 9 5.8 2.9-11.5 103 82.0 73.7-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 163 10 5.7 2.9-10.9 20 13.1 8.2-20.4 133 81.2 73.4-87.1
$50,000+ 82 4 5.4 1.9-14.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 77 93.1 84.0-97.2

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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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