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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 481 29 6.9 4.2-11.2 35 6.8 4.4-10.5 417 86.3 81.3-90.0
AGE
45-54 177 13 7.1 3.0-15.9 17 7.5 4.3-12.7 147 85.4 77.0-91.1
55-64 154 6 5.0 2.0-11.8 10 8.2 3.2-19.2 138 86.8 76.2-93.1
65-74 89 4 8.1 3.0-20.0 6 6.2 2.6-14.0 79 85.8 74.2-92.6
75+ 61 6 10.1 3.4-26.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 53 88.6 73.2-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 104 8 7.5 3.4-15.6 8 5.0 2.4-10.1 88 87.6 79.2-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 12 7.6 3.2-17.0 13 6.1 3.3-11.1 166 86.3 77.5-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 102 5 5.6 1.9-15.3 8 5.8 2.6-12.4 89 88.6 79.0-94.1
College Graduate 83 4 6.8 2.4-17.6 5 10.4 3.5-27.2 74 82.9 67.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 8 8.6 3.8-18.5 8 17.8 6.9-38.8 58 73.6 55.3-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 90 6 8.3 3.2-20.0 7 7.0 3.0-15.3 77 84.7 73.0-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 66 5 7.8 3.1-18.1 2 3.3 0.8-12.7 59 88.9 77.8-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 84 4 3.9 1.2-11.8 5 4.6 1.5-13.0 75 91.4 82.1-96.1
$50,000-74,999 55 2 9.1 2.3-29.7 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 51 89.9 70.4-97.1
$75,000+ 61 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 3 4.9 1.4-15.2 57 94.3 84.3-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 217 20 11.3 6.1-20.0 27 11.8 7.0-19.3 170 76.9 67.6-84.1
No 245 8 3.7 1.6- 8.5 7 3.1 1.4- 6.9 230 93.2 88.0-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 10 8.3 4.1-16.1 13 8.1 3.6-17.2 159 83.6 73.9-90.2
Non-Veteran 299 19 6.2 3.1-12.0 22 6.1 3.7- 9.7 258 87.8 81.9-91.9

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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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