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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,100 909 10.1 9.3-11.0 600 6.2 5.6- 6.8 7,591 83.7 82.7-84.6
GENDER
Males 3,495 286 8.4 7.3- 9.7 270 6.9 6.0- 8.0 2,939 84.6 83.1-86.1
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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 7 13.3 5.9-27.3 4 5.7 1.7-17.0 58 81.0 66.6-90.1
Non-Hispanic 9,012 900 10.1 9.3-10.9 594 6.2 5.6- 6.8 7,518 83.7 82.7-84.7
AGE
45-54 2,332 256 11.2 9.7-13.0 169 6.5 5.4- 7.7 1,907 82.3 80.3-84.2
55-64 2,742 256 9.3 8.0-10.7 183 6.0 5.1- 7.2 2,303 84.7 82.9-86.3
65-74 2,273 195 8.1 6.8- 9.5 122 5.8 4.7- 7.1 1,956 86.2 84.3-87.8
75+ 1,753 202 11.8 10.0-14.0 126 6.5 5.3- 7.9 1,425 81.7 79.3-83.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,193 110 10.1 7.9-12.9 156 14.0 11.6-16.8 927 75.9 72.4-79.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,743 263 9.7 8.4-11.3 181 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,299 83.7 81.9-85.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,417 256 11.0 9.5-12.8 139 5.3 4.3- 6.5 2,022 83.7 81.7-85.5
College Graduate 2,731 279 9.8 8.4-11.3 123 4.0 3.2- 4.9 2,329 86.2 84.5-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 933 112 11.4 9.0-14.2 129 16.2 13.2-19.7 692 72.5 68.5-76.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,408 153 10.4 8.7-12.5 127 10.8 8.7-13.2 1,128 78.8 75.9-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 947 95 10.2 8.1-12.8 74 8.5 6.5-11.0 778 81.3 78.0-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,298 137 10.7 8.6-13.2 66 4.9 3.6- 6.6 1,095 84.4 81.7-86.8
$50,000-74,999 1,303 118 10.1 8.2-12.5 47 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,138 86.8 84.3-89.0
$75,000+ 1,900 162 8.8 7.3-10.5 62 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,676 88.2 86.3-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,838 505 13.2 11.9-14.7 488 12.8 11.5-14.2 2,845 73.9 72.1-75.7
No 5,107 399 8.2 7.3- 9.3 109 1.9 1.5- 2.5 4,599 89.8 88.7-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,719 137 8.3 6.7-10.3 131 7.0 5.7- 8.5 1,451 84.7 82.4-86.7
Non-Veteran 7,378 772 10.6 9.7-11.6 469 6.0 5.4- 6.7 6,137 83.4 82.3-84.5

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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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