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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITE MALES

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 MALES 556 169 28.0 23.7-32.7 387 72.0 67.3-76.3
AGE
45-54 158 59 31.1 23.5-40.0 99 68.9 60.0-76.5
55-64 174 50 27.2 20.2-35.5 124 72.8 64.5-79.8
65-74 111 33 29.9 20.8-40.9 78 70.1 59.1-79.2
75+ 113 27 18.7 12.1-27.9 86 81.3 72.1-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 116 34 29.3 20.1-40.5 82 70.7 59.5-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 165 58 28.9 21.5-37.6 107 71.1 62.4-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 127 42 32.0 22.8-42.8 85 68.0 57.2-77.2
College Graduate 148 35 23.1 15.9-32.2 113 76.9 67.8-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 31 32.9 22.5-45.3 52 67.1 54.7-77.5
$15,000- 24,999 112 44 35.6 25.5-47.2 68 64.4 52.8-74.5
$25,000- 34,999 72 21 29.8 19.2-43.2 51 70.2 56.8-80.8
$35,000- 49,999 87 21 16.4 9.8-26.2 66 83.6 73.8-90.2
$50,000-74,999 56 17 28.1 16.2-44.3 39 71.9 55.7-83.8
$75,000+ 104 21 24.0 15.5-35.2 83 76.0 64.8-84.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 390 139 34.6 29.1-40.5 251 65.4 59.5-70.9
No 159 29 16.5 10.6-24.7 130 83.5 75.3-89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 252 80 30.3 23.9-37.6 172 69.7 62.4-76.1
Non-Veteran 304 89 26.4 20.9-32.7 215 73.6 67.3-79.1

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 3 months.

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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