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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-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
-FEMALES 1,180 437 39.6 35.9-43.4 743 60.4 56.6-64.1
RACE
White 951 343 40.3 36.2-44.5 608 59.7 55.5-63.8
African American 179 80 41.5 32.5-51.1 99 58.5 48.9-67.5
Other Minorities 45 13 15.9 8.1-29.1 32 84.1 70.9-91.9
AGE
45-54 345 148 41.8 35.3-48.7 197 58.2 51.3-64.7
55-64 327 110 37.4 30.7-44.6 217 62.6 55.4-69.3
65-74 257 87 38.8 31.6-46.5 170 61.2 53.5-68.4
75+ 251 92 39.1 31.4-47.4 159 60.9 52.6-68.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 85 44.3 35.2-53.8 129 55.7 46.2-64.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 124 38.1 31.8-44.8 227 61.9 55.2-68.2
Some Post-H.S. 326 136 42.1 35.4-49.1 190 57.9 50.9-64.6
College Graduate 286 91 35.2 28.0-43.1 195 64.8 56.9-72.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 98 46.9 38.8-55.1 141 53.1 44.9-61.2
$15,000- 24,999 227 89 38.2 30.6-46.3 138 61.8 53.7-69.4
$25,000- 34,999 122 46 39.4 28.7-51.2 76 60.6 48.8-71.3
$35,000- 49,999 129 44 38.7 27.9-50.9 85 61.3 49.1-72.1
$50,000-74,999 114 44 40.4 30.2-51.5 70 59.6 48.5-69.8
$75,000+ 130 40 39.2 28.7-50.9 90 60.8 49.1-71.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 771 330 45.0 40.4-49.6 441 55.0 50.4-59.6
No 402 107 30.9 25.0-37.5 295 69.1 62.5-75.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 22 8 42.7 20.0-68.9 14 57.3 31.1-80.0
Non-Veteran 1,158 429 39.5 35.9-43.3 729 60.5 56.7-64.1

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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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