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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

How many of these falls caused an injury?*

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  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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 179 80 41.5 32.5-51.1 99 58.5 48.9-67.5
AGE
45-54 59 26 38.3 23.2-56.1 33 61.7 43.9-76.8
55-64 47 18 40.8 26.0-57.5 29 59.2 42.5-74.0
65-74 45 23 50.3 33.5-67.1 22 49.7 32.9-66.5
75+ 28 13 39.7 21.7-61.0 15 60.3 39.0-78.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 25 42.4 27.4-59.0 29 57.6 41.0-72.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 58 22 34.5 22.2-49.3 36 65.5 50.7-77.8
Some Post-H.S. 42 26 55.6 33.0-76.1 16 44.4 23.9-67.0
College Graduate 24 7 29.1 10.9-57.9 17 70.9 42.1-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 28 48.2 34.1-62.6 36 51.8 37.4-65.9
$15,000- 24,999 47 22 38.2 22.1-57.3 25 61.8 42.7-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 20 10 43.0 19.6-70.1 10 57.0 29.9-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 11 5 35.1 9.8-73.0 6 64.9 27.0-90.2
$50,000-74,999 4 3 80.2 28.6-97.6 1 19.8 2.4-71.4
$75,000+ 6 2 47.4 13.9-83.4 4 52.6 16.6-86.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 133 67 48.3 37.2-59.5 66 51.7 40.5-62.8
No 42 13 26.0 13.4-44.3 29 74.0 55.7-86.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 175 76 39.7 30.8-49.3 99 60.3 50.7-69.2

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*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.

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