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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITE MALES

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 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
AGE
45-54 929 77 9.0 6.9-11.6 81 7.7 5.9- 9.9 771 83.3 80.2-86.1
55-64 1,123 89 7.6 6.0- 9.7 85 5.9 4.6- 7.6 949 86.5 84.0-88.6
65-74 855 63 7.7 5.7-10.2 48 6.1 4.5- 8.4 744 86.2 83.1-88.8
75+ 588 57 9.9 7.2-13.5 56 8.3 6.2-11.1 475 81.8 77.7-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 464 36 8.4 5.7-12.1 80 18.0 14.0-22.8 348 73.6 68.3-78.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 994 91 9.4 7.3-12.0 74 7.5 5.7- 9.9 829 83.1 79.9-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 817 66 8.7 6.4-11.8 61 5.7 4.2- 7.6 690 85.6 82.3-88.4
College Graduate 1,217 93 7.6 5.9- 9.7 55 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,069 88.5 86.1-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 32 11.1 7.2-16.7 51 18.9 13.8-25.3 185 70.0 62.8-76.4
$15,000- 24,999 508 42 8.3 5.8-11.6 70 15.0 11.2-19.8 396 76.7 71.6-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 372 30 9.4 6.3-13.7 42 10.4 7.4-14.4 300 80.2 75.0-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 551 58 10.6 7.6-14.5 29 4.6 2.9- 7.3 464 84.8 80.5-88.3
$50,000-74,999 581 34 7.3 4.8-11.0 22 3.2 2.0- 5.2 525 89.5 85.6-92.4
$75,000+ 913 71 7.7 5.8-10.0 33 3.6 2.4- 5.3 809 88.8 86.1-91.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,447 164 11.0 9.1-13.2 226 14.7 12.6-17.1 1,057 74.3 71.4-77.0
No 1,982 118 6.9 5.5- 8.6 41 2.0 1.4- 3.0 1,823 91.1 89.2-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,629 126 8.1 6.5-10.1 126 7.0 5.7- 8.7 1,377 84.8 82.5-86.9
Non-Veteran 1,863 160 8.7 7.2-10.5 144 6.9 5.6- 8.3 1,559 84.5 82.3-86.4

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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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