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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,100 99 7.4 5.6- 9.8 80 6.8 5.2- 8.8 921 85.8 82.9-88.2
AGE
45-54 353 30 8.3 4.7-14.2 29 5.6 3.7- 8.5 294 86.1 80.3-90.4
55-64 309 22 4.2 2.6- 6.7 25 6.4 4.0- 9.9 262 89.4 85.4-92.4
65-74 261 32 11.1 7.4-16.1 13 5.3 2.7-10.2 216 83.6 77.5-88.3
75+ 177 15 7.3 4.2-12.5 13 11.5 6.3-20.2 149 81.1 72.5-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 27 8.5 5.5-12.8 27 11.0 6.8-17.3 222 80.6 74.0-85.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 382 34 6.1 4.2- 8.9 24 5.8 3.6- 9.1 324 88.1 84.2-91.2
Some Post-H.S. 234 20 7.0 3.3-14.4 22 8.4 5.2-13.2 192 84.6 77.2-89.9
College Graduate 206 18 9.0 4.3-18.0 6 1.7 0.6- 4.3 182 89.3 80.6-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 32 9.3 6.3-13.5 32 12.3 8.1-18.3 182 78.4 71.7-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 254 23 8.7 4.4-16.5 24 9.3 5.9-14.5 207 81.9 74.2-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 128 13 7.8 4.1-14.2 7 5.8 1.9-16.0 108 86.4 77.0-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 114 6 6.9 1.9-22.5 5 4.5 1.7-11.1 103 88.6 75.4-95.2
$50,000-74,999 89 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 85 97.4 92.6-99.1
$75,000+ 76 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 70 95.3 89.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 540 68 10.3 7.4-14.1 65 11.4 8.4-15.2 407 78.4 73.6-82.5
No 528 30 4.8 2.7- 8.4 12 2.2 1.2- 4.2 486 92.9 89.2-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 2 7.6 1.7-27.7 2 5.1 0.9-25.1 22 87.3 66.1-96.0
Non-Veteran 1,074 97 7.4 5.5- 9.9 78 6.9 5.2- 8.9 899 85.7 82.8-88.2

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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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