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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 249 23 10.5 6.7-16.1 16 6.2 3.4-11.0 210 83.3 76.9-88.2
GENDER
Male 107 7 8.9 4.0-18.9 10 8.5 3.9-17.3 90 82.6 71.9-89.8
Female 142 16 12.2 7.4-19.6 6 3.8 1.5- 9.2 120 84.0 76.1-89.6
RACE
White 193 20 11.2 6.9-17.5 13 6.3 3.1-12.2 160 82.6 75.2-88.1
Other 53 3 9.3 2.9-26.4 3 6.4 2.0-19.0 47 84.3 68.0-93.1
AGE
45+ 249 23 10.5 6.7-16.1 16 6.2 3.4-11.0 210 83.3 76.9-88.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 10 10.6 5.5-19.5 5 5.6 1.9-15.7 103 83.9 73.4-90.7
Some College + 131 13 10.5 5.7-18.7 11 6.8 3.6-12.5 107 82.7 74.2-88.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 125 13 12.9 7.2-22.2 9 5.0 2.3-10.3 103 82.1 72.7-88.7
$50,000+ 86 6 8.5 3.6-18.9 5 7.2 2.5-18.9 75 84.3 72.1-91.7

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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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