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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Falls (Age 45+)

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
-New Hanover County 282 34 11.5 8.0-16.1 11 3.6 1.9- 6.9 237 84.9 79.8-88.9
GENDER
Male 110 14 11.1 6.4-18.5 6 4.1 1.7- 9.5 90 84.8 76.8-90.3
Female 172 20 11.8 7.3-18.4 5 3.1 1.1- 8.4 147 85.1 77.9-90.2
RACE
White 245 31 12.2 8.4-17.4 11 4.2 2.2- 8.0 203 83.6 77.9-88.0
Other 35 3 7.4 2.2-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 32 92.6 78.1-97.8
AGE
45+ 282 34 11.5 8.0-16.1 11 3.6 1.9- 6.9 237 84.9 79.8-88.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 84 12 12.6 6.8-22.0 3 2.7 0.8- 8.4 69 84.7 75.0-91.1
Some College + 197 22 11.1 7.1-16.8 8 4.0 1.8- 8.4 167 85.0 78.7-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 19 15.5 9.6-24.1 7 5.5 2.3-12.6 102 79.0 69.7-86.1
$50,000+ 112 11 8.1 4.4-14.7 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7 99 90.1 83.2-94.4

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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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