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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 355 37 10.5 7.4-14.7 12 3.6 1.8- 7.1 306 85.9 81.1-89.7
GENDER
Male 150 14 8.9 5.1-15.1 5 4.2 1.5-11.5 131 86.9 79.2-92.0
Female 205 23 12.2 7.7-18.7 7 2.9 1.3- 6.1 175 84.9 78.3-89.8
RACE
White 289 33 11.7 8.2-16.6 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 247 85.5 80.4-89.4
Other 66 4 6.8 2.2-18.8 3 5.9 1.4-21.3 59 87.4 72.8-94.7
AGE
45+ 355 37 10.5 7.4-14.7 12 3.6 1.8- 7.1 306 85.9 81.1-89.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 74 9 11.0 5.4-21.2 5 5.3 2.0-13.2 60 83.7 72.7-90.8
Some College + 280 28 10.4 6.9-15.3 7 3.1 1.2- 7.6 245 86.5 80.9-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 19 13.7 8.2-22.1 7 7.1 2.8-17.2 105 79.1 68.9-86.7
$50,000+ 185 14 9.0 5.2-15.1 3 1.4 0.5- 4.4 168 89.6 83.4-93.6

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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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