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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 336 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 33 10.9 7.5-15.6 281 83.1 77.9-87.3
GENDER
Male 128 5 4.0 1.5-10.5 13 10.1 5.5-18.0 110 85.8 77.2-91.6
Female 208 17 7.8 4.6-12.7 20 11.6 7.3-17.9 171 80.6 73.7-86.1
RACE
White 288 20 7.1 4.3-11.4 27 10.5 7.1-15.4 241 82.4 76.8-86.9
Other 48 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 6 12.3 4.8-28.4 40 85.8 70.1-94.0
AGE
45+ 336 22 6.0 3.7- 9.5 33 10.9 7.5-15.6 281 83.1 77.9-87.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 13 6.5 3.4-12.2 21 12.8 8.0-20.0 143 80.6 72.7-86.7
Some College + 159 9 5.3 2.6-10.2 12 8.5 4.6-15.2 138 86.2 79.0-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 14 6.9 3.7-12.5 24 14.9 9.8-22.0 160 78.2 70.4-84.4
$50,000+ 94 5 4.7 1.9-11.2 7 6.8 2.9-15.3 82 88.5 79.6-93.9

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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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