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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-MALES

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
-MALES 649 200 27.9 23.9-32.3 449 72.1 67.7-76.1
RACE
White 556 169 28.0 23.7-32.7 387 72.0 67.3-76.3
African American 64 18 21.0 12.2-33.8 46 79.0 66.2-87.8
Other Minorities 28 13 55.8 34.7-75.0 15 44.2 25.0-65.3
AGE
45-54 195 70 29.4 22.6-37.3 125 70.6 62.7-77.4
55-64 203 63 29.2 22.2-37.4 140 70.8 62.6-77.8
65-74 126 38 30.8 22.1-41.1 88 69.2 58.9-77.9
75+ 125 29 17.5 11.4-25.9 96 82.5 74.1-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 139 43 32.3 23.5-42.6 96 67.7 57.4-76.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 202 71 28.9 22.0-36.9 131 71.1 63.1-78.0
Some Post-H.S. 145 47 30.2 21.9-40.1 98 69.8 59.9-78.1
College Graduate 162 39 22.0 15.4-30.5 123 78.0 69.5-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 39 31.9 21.9-43.8 69 68.1 56.2-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 132 55 38.3 28.7-49.0 77 61.7 51.0-71.3
$25,000- 34,999 85 26 30.7 20.7-42.8 59 69.3 57.2-79.3
$35,000- 49,999 98 26 20.1 12.4-30.8 72 79.9 69.2-87.6
$50,000-74,999 61 17 24.0 13.5-38.8 44 76.0 61.2-86.5
$75,000+ 109 21 22.7 14.6-33.4 88 77.3 66.6-85.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 464 168 34.5 29.2-40.1 296 65.5 59.9-70.8
No 175 31 15.3 10.0-22.7 144 84.7 77.3-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 282 88 28.7 22.6-35.6 194 71.3 64.4-77.4
Non-Veteran 367 112 27.4 22.3-33.2 255 72.6 66.8-77.7

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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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