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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 422 36 8.6 5.3-13.7 25 4.8 3.0- 7.4 361 86.6 81.5-90.5
GENDER
Male 133 9 9.3 3.6-22.2 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5 120 87.1 75.1-93.8
Female 289 27 8.1 5.5-11.9 21 5.6 3.6- 8.8 241 86.3 81.8-89.8
RACE
White 278 23 6.9 4.4-10.4 20 5.6 3.5- 8.9 235 87.6 83.2-90.9
Other 144 13 11.2 4.9-23.6 5 3.5 1.3- 9.2 126 85.2 73.5-92.3
AGE
45+ 422 36 8.6 5.3-13.7 25 4.8 3.0- 7.4 361 86.6 81.5-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 12 15.7 6.8-32.2 13 9.1 4.8-16.7 91 75.2 60.9-85.5
Some College + 306 24 6.0 3.9- 9.0 12 3.1 1.7- 5.7 270 91.0 87.3-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 172 24 15.1 8.0-26.5 13 7.0 3.8-12.6 135 77.9 67.2-85.9
$50,000+ 191 9 4.5 2.3- 8.7 7 2.2 1.0- 5.1 175 93.3 88.8-96.1

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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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