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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 205 21 8.6 5.3-13.4 21 8.2 5.2-12.6 163 83.3 77.4-87.9
GENDER
Male 72 6 7.8 3.2-17.8 5 4.0 1.5-10.0 61 88.2 78.2-93.9
Female 133 15 9.1 5.3-15.2 16 11.1 6.6-18.0 102 79.9 71.9-86.0
RACE
White 195 19 7.8 4.8-12.4 21 8.7 5.5-13.4 155 83.5 77.6-88.0
Other 9 2 36.2 8.6-77.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 63.8 22.5-91.4
AGE
45+ 205 21 8.6 5.3-13.4 21 8.2 5.2-12.6 163 83.3 77.4-87.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 6 6.8 2.9-15.2 10 11.5 6.0-21.1 56 81.7 71.0-89.0
Some College + 133 15 9.5 5.4-16.2 11 6.4 3.4-11.9 107 84.1 76.6-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 15 11.1 6.3-18.9 15 12.9 7.6-21.1 82 75.9 66.4-83.4
$50,000+ 61 2 3.3 0.8-12.8 5 4.5 1.7-11.4 54 92.1 83.1-96.5

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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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