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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,507 512 35.0 31.9-38.2 995 65.0 61.8-68.1
GENDER
Males 556 169 28.0 23.7-32.7 387 72.0 67.3-76.3
Females 951 343 40.3 36.2-44.5 608 59.7 55.5-63.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 2 25.9 6.1-65.3 9 74.1 34.7-93.9
Non-Hispanic 1,492 508 35.0 31.9-38.2 984 65.0 61.8-68.1
AGE
45-54 425 176 38.2 32.6-44.0 249 61.8 56.0-67.4
55-64 439 138 33.5 28.1-39.5 301 66.5 60.5-71.9
65-74 317 94 33.4 27.1-40.2 223 66.6 59.8-72.9
75+ 326 104 31.8 25.5-38.7 222 68.2 61.3-74.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 265 88 37.0 29.3-45.4 177 63.0 54.6-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 443 156 35.0 29.6-40.8 287 65.0 59.2-70.4
Some Post-H.S. 395 150 38.4 32.5-44.6 245 61.6 55.4-67.5
College Graduate 402 117 30.6 25.1-36.8 285 69.4 63.2-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 94 42.0 34.2-50.2 147 58.0 49.8-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 280 108 38.0 31.2-45.3 172 62.0 54.7-68.8
$25,000- 34,999 169 56 35.6 27.2-45.0 113 64.4 55.0-72.8
$35,000- 49,999 203 60 28.7 21.2-37.5 143 71.3 62.5-78.8
$50,000-74,999 165 58 35.1 26.8-44.4 107 64.9 55.6-73.2
$75,000+ 224 59 31.5 24.2-39.8 165 68.5 60.2-75.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 991 390 40.5 36.6-44.5 601 59.5 55.5-63.4
No 508 121 26.0 21.2-31.5 387 74.0 68.5-78.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 268 84 30.2 23.9-37.2 184 69.8 62.8-76.1
Non-Veteran 1,239 428 36.1 32.7-39.7 811 63.9 60.3-67.3

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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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