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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 453 54 10.7 8.0-14.3 21 4.8 3.0- 7.6 378 84.5 80.3-87.9
GENDER
Male 187 15 8.1 4.6-14.0 9 4.6 2.3- 8.9 163 87.3 80.9-91.8
Female 266 39 13.6 9.8-18.5 12 5.0 2.6- 9.6 215 81.4 75.6-86.0
RACE
White 340 45 12.5 9.2-16.7 14 4.1 2.4- 7.1 281 83.4 78.7-87.2
Other 113 9 7.0 3.0-15.7 7 6.2 2.6-13.8 97 86.8 77.3-92.7
AGE
45+ 453 54 10.7 8.0-14.3 21 4.8 3.0- 7.6 378 84.5 80.3-87.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 18 9.6 5.8-15.5 7 6.2 2.7-13.6 106 84.2 76.3-89.8
Some College + 321 36 11.3 7.8-16.0 14 4.2 2.3- 7.3 271 84.6 79.5-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 24 9.7 6.2-14.6 15 8.5 4.7-14.7 154 81.9 75.0-87.2
$50,000+ 187 23 12.0 7.7-18.4 5 2.8 1.2- 6.7 159 85.2 78.5-90.0

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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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