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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 5,605 623 11.6 10.5-12.7 330 5.6 4.9- 6.4 4,652 82.8 81.5-84.1
AGE
45-54 1,403 179 13.3 11.2-15.8 88 5.3 4.2- 6.8 1,136 81.4 78.7-83.8
55-64 1,619 167 10.8 9.0-13.0 98 6.2 4.8- 7.9 1,354 83.0 80.5-85.3
65-74 1,418 132 8.3 6.8-10.2 74 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,212 86.1 83.8-88.2
75+ 1,165 145 13.0 10.6-15.8 70 5.3 4.0- 7.1 950 81.7 78.6-84.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 729 74 11.6 8.3-15.9 76 10.6 8.1-13.9 579 77.8 73.1-81.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,749 172 10.0 8.4-11.9 107 5.7 4.5- 7.2 1,470 84.2 82.0-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,600 190 12.5 10.6-14.8 78 5.0 3.8- 6.6 1,332 82.4 79.9-84.7
College Graduate 1,514 186 12.2 10.2-14.6 68 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,260 83.7 81.1-86.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 665 80 11.5 8.8-15.0 78 14.6 11.1-19.0 507 73.8 69.0-78.1
$15,000- 24,999 900 111 12.1 9.8-14.9 57 7.5 5.6- 9.9 732 80.4 77.1-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 575 65 10.9 8.2-14.4 32 6.8 4.4-10.3 478 82.3 77.9-85.9
$35,000- 49,999 747 79 10.8 8.2-14.1 37 5.1 3.5- 7.5 631 84.1 80.3-87.2
$50,000-74,999 722 84 12.9 10.1-16.3 25 2.9 1.9- 4.5 613 84.1 80.6-87.1
$75,000+ 987 91 10.1 7.9-13.0 29 2.3 1.5- 3.6 867 87.5 84.6-90.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,391 341 15.1 13.2-17.1 262 11.3 9.7-13.0 1,788 73.6 71.3-75.9
No 3,125 281 9.4 8.1-10.9 68 1.9 1.4- 2.5 2,776 88.7 87.2-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 11 13.1 5.5-27.8 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 74 81.2 67.3-90.1
Non-Veteran 5,515 612 11.5 10.5-12.7 325 5.6 4.9- 6.4 4,578 82.9 81.5-84.1

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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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