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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 8,819 887 9.6 8.8-10.5 606 7.3 6.4- 8.2 7,326 83.1 81.9-84.2
-Alamance County 226 25 11.6 7.2-18.1 15 11.5 6.2-20.4 186 76.9 68.1-83.9
GENDER
Male 87 8 10.3 4.5-21.5 7 9.4 4.5-18.7 72 80.3 68.6-88.4
Female 139 17 12.7 7.1-21.7 8 13.4 5.5-29.1 114 73.9 60.6-84.0
RACE
White 190 23 13.1 8.0-20.6 9 7.9 3.6-16.2 158 79.1 70.1-85.9
Other 35 2 6.7 1.4-26.1 6 24.1 9.1-50.1 27 69.3 45.0-86.1
AGE
45+ 226 25 11.6 7.2-18.1 15 11.5 6.2-20.4 186 76.9 68.1-83.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 12 9.8 5.0-18.2 9 18.0 8.4-34.4 85 72.3 57.6-83.3
Some College + 120 13 13.2 6.9-23.8 6 5.8 2.5-13.0 101 81.1 70.3-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 121 14 12.8 7.0-22.4 10 12.7 6.3-24.0 97 74.5 62.8-83.4
$50,000+ 65 6 8.3 2.9-21.4 3 10.7 2.7-34.1 56 81.0 61.6-91.9

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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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