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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-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
-MALES 4,185 327 7.9 6.8- 9.1 323 6.9 6.0- 7.9 3,535 85.2 83.8-86.6
RACE
White 3,495 286 8.4 7.3- 9.7 270 6.9 6.0- 8.0 2,939 84.6 83.1-86.1
African American 481 29 6.9 4.2-11.2 35 6.8 4.4-10.5 417 86.3 81.3-90.0
Other Minorities 197 12 3.9 2.1- 7.0 17 6.1 3.4-10.7 168 90.1 85.0-93.6
AGE
45-54 1,185 93 8.1 6.2-10.4 103 7.4 5.9- 9.2 989 84.5 81.8-86.9
55-64 1,352 101 7.1 5.6- 8.9 102 6.4 4.9- 8.4 1,149 86.4 84.0-88.6
65-74 981 69 7.5 5.6- 9.8 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 855 86.3 83.5-88.8
75+ 667 64 9.9 7.2-13.4 61 7.2 5.5- 9.5 542 82.9 79.1-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 638 47 7.3 5.2-10.0 93 13.7 10.7-17.2 498 79.1 75.0-82.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,236 106 8.8 6.8-11.4 96 7.5 5.8- 9.5 1,034 83.7 80.7-86.3
Some Post-H.S. 954 73 7.9 5.9-10.6 72 5.6 4.3- 7.4 809 86.5 83.5-89.0
College Graduate 1,350 101 7.3 5.7- 9.3 61 4.4 3.1- 6.3 1,188 88.2 85.8-90.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 383 42 9.0 6.2-13.0 66 17.5 12.5-23.9 275 73.5 66.9-79.2
$15,000- 24,999 647 51 8.1 5.8-11.3 81 12.2 9.3-15.9 515 79.6 75.3-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 470 39 8.9 6.3-12.5 47 8.4 6.1-11.5 384 82.7 78.4-86.3
$35,000- 49,999 656 62 8.8 6.4-12.0 36 4.9 3.2- 7.4 558 86.3 82.6-89.3
$50,000-74,999 652 36 7.3 4.8-10.9 25 3.0 1.9- 4.7 591 89.8 86.1-92.6
$75,000+ 1,001 73 6.9 5.2- 9.0 36 3.6 2.4- 5.2 892 89.5 87.1-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,751 194 10.9 9.1-13.1 271 14.3 12.4-16.5 1,286 74.8 72.0-77.4
No 2,337 127 6.0 4.8- 7.4 48 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,162 91.9 90.3-93.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,869 138 8.0 6.4- 9.8 144 7.2 5.7- 8.9 1,587 84.9 82.5-86.9
Non-Veteran 2,311 189 7.8 6.5- 9.4 179 6.7 5.6- 8.0 1,943 85.5 83.6-87.2

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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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