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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 280 23 6.3 4.1- 9.8 14 4.7 2.7- 8.3 243 88.9 84.5-92.2
GENDER
Male 118 10 6.5 3.3-12.5 7 5.5 2.5-11.5 101 88.0 80.7-92.7
Female 162 13 6.2 3.4-10.8 7 3.9 1.6- 9.2 142 89.9 84.0-93.8
RACE
White 239 18 5.9 3.6- 9.5 14 5.8 3.3-10.1 207 88.3 83.4-92.0
Other 41 5 8.4 3.0-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 36 91.6 78.7-97.0
AGE
45+ 280 23 6.3 4.1- 9.8 14 4.7 2.7- 8.3 243 88.9 84.5-92.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 67 7 7.9 3.5-17.0 5 9.9 4.1-22.2 55 82.2 69.8-90.2
Some College + 213 16 5.8 3.4- 9.8 9 3.1 1.5- 6.3 188 91.1 86.5-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 102 9 7.1 3.5-13.9 6 7.0 3.0-15.8 87 85.9 76.7-91.8
$50,000+ 144 10 5.8 3.0-11.1 7 4.0 1.8- 8.9 127 90.1 84.0-94.1

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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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