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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,199 220 9.1 7.6-11.0 144 7.6 5.9- 9.7 1,835 83.3 80.8-85.5
GENDER
Male 742 65 7.5 5.4-10.5 46 8.5 5.8-12.3 631 84.0 79.6-87.5
Female 1,457 155 10.4 8.4-12.9 98 6.8 5.0- 9.2 1,204 82.7 79.6-85.5
RACE
White 1,524 164 9.7 7.8-11.9 92 7.7 5.7-10.3 1,268 82.7 79.5-85.4
African American 526 42 7.7 5.1-11.6 37 7.4 4.5-11.8 447 84.9 79.7-88.9
Other Minorities 137 14 9.8 4.6-19.6 14 8.7 4.7-15.7 109 81.5 71.3-88.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 4 18.0 5.1-47.0 4 17.7 4.5-49.4 29 64.3 37.4-84.5
Non-Hispanic 2,158 215 8.8 7.3-10.6 139 7.4 5.8- 9.4 1,804 83.8 81.3-86.0
AGE
45-54 564 52 8.6 5.8-12.5 44 8.7 5.8-12.9 468 82.7 77.6-86.8
55-64 676 69 9.0 6.7-12.1 54 8.4 5.6-12.5 553 82.5 78.0-86.3
65+ 959 99 9.7 7.4-12.7 46 5.7 3.6- 9.0 814 84.6 80.7-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 346 30 9.4 5.4-15.8 32 13.2 8.4-20.2 284 77.4 69.4-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 727 69 8.8 6.2-12.5 52 7.1 4.6-10.8 606 84.1 79.5-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 563 70 11.2 8.2-15.1 39 8.6 5.3-13.7 454 80.2 74.7-84.8
College Graduate 562 51 7.4 5.2-10.5 21 4.2 2.1- 8.1 490 88.4 84.1-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 27 12.8 7.6-20.8 46 17.7 11.3-26.7 214 69.6 60.0-77.7
$15,000- 24,999 393 41 9.2 5.9-14.1 33 12.1 7.5-18.8 319 78.7 71.6-84.5
$25,000- 34,999 239 21 5.1 2.7- 9.5 13 5.5 2.4-12.0 205 89.4 82.6-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 255 27 9.5 5.8-15.3 8 5.1 1.9-12.7 220 85.4 77.8-90.7
$50,000-74,999 248 20 7.1 4.0-12.1 12 6.4 2.9-13.6 216 86.5 79.2-91.5
$75,000+ 379 38 7.9 5.2-11.8 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3 331 89.2 84.6-92.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,031 123 10.5 8.2-13.3 122 14.7 11.4-18.8 786 74.8 70.4-78.7
No 1,104 91 8.0 6.0-10.7 21 1.9 1.0- 3.6 992 90.1 87.2-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 363 36 9.5 6.3-13.9 20 8.3 4.6-14.6 307 82.2 75.8-87.3
Non-Veteran 1,836 184 9.0 7.3-11.1 124 7.4 5.7- 9.7 1,528 83.5 80.8-86.0

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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