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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 951 343 40.3 36.2-44.5 608 59.7 55.5-63.8
AGE
45-54 267 117 44.1 36.7-51.6 150 55.9 48.4-63.3
55-64 265 88 38.1 30.6-46.3 177 61.9 53.7-69.4
65-74 206 61 36.2 28.1-45.0 145 63.8 55.0-71.9
75+ 213 77 39.6 31.2-48.8 136 60.4 51.2-68.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 149 54 44.7 33.4-56.5 95 55.3 43.5-66.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 278 98 40.1 33.0-47.7 180 59.9 52.3-67.0
Some Post-H.S. 268 108 41.9 34.7-49.5 160 58.1 50.5-65.3
College Graduate 254 82 36.4 28.8-44.7 172 63.6 55.3-71.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 63 47.7 37.5-58.1 95 52.3 41.9-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 168 64 40.2 31.7-49.3 104 59.8 50.7-68.3
$25,000- 34,999 97 35 41.1 29.2-54.2 62 58.9 45.8-70.8
$35,000- 49,999 116 39 39.8 28.5-52.3 77 60.2 47.7-71.5
$50,000-74,999 109 41 39.7 29.4-51.1 68 60.3 48.9-70.6
$75,000+ 120 38 39.7 28.8-51.8 82 60.3 48.2-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 601 251 45.1 40.0-50.4 350 54.9 49.6-60.0
No 349 92 32.6 26.2-39.8 257 67.4 60.2-73.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 4 27.7 9.3-58.9 12 72.3 41.1-90.7
Non-Veteran 935 339 40.5 36.4-44.8 596 59.5 55.2-63.6

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

*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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