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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 262 21 7.2 4.5-11.4 16 5.8 3.4- 9.9 225 86.9 81.7-90.8
GENDER
Male 92 5 4.4 1.6-11.3 5 4.0 1.5- 9.9 82 91.6 84.0-95.8
Female 170 16 9.7 5.7-16.1 11 7.5 3.8-14.1 143 82.8 75.1-88.5
RACE
White 231 19 7.2 4.4-11.6 15 6.7 3.8-11.6 197 86.1 80.4-90.4
Other 31 2 7.6 1.9-25.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 28 91.2 73.9-97.5
AGE
45+ 262 21 7.2 4.5-11.4 16 5.8 3.4- 9.9 225 86.9 81.7-90.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 8 5.6 2.5-11.8 7 5.5 2.5-11.6 92 89.0 81.5-93.7
Some College + 155 13 8.4 4.7-14.8 9 6.1 2.9-12.4 133 85.5 77.9-90.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 9 6.0 2.9-12.2 10 9.4 4.6-18.2 96 84.6 75.4-90.8
$50,000+ 101 10 8.6 4.4-16.2 5 3.9 1.5- 9.4 86 87.5 79.4-92.7

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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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