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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Falls (Age 45+)

How many of these falls caused an injury?*
By an injury, we mean the fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day or to go see a doctor.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more falls caused an injury No injuries
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,483 466 30.3 27.1-33.6 1,017 69.7 66.4-72.9
-Eastern NC 362 123 30.1 23.6-37.4 239 69.9 62.6-76.4
GENDER
Male 110 31 23.0 14.3-34.8 79 77.0 65.2-85.7
Female 252 92 35.5 27.1-44.8 160 64.5 55.2-72.9
RACE
White 255 84 30.6 22.8-39.6 171 69.4 60.4-77.2
African American 78 25 21.6 12.4-35.0 53 78.4 65.0-87.6
Other Minorities 28 14 59.5 36.3-79.1 14 40.5 20.9-63.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 3 48.9 12.3-86.8 5 51.1 13.2-87.7
Non-Hispanic 352 118 28.5 22.2-35.7 234 71.5 64.3-77.8
AGE
45-54 95 37 36.9 24.5-51.4 58 63.1 48.6-75.5
55-64 123 41 25.9 17.1-37.3 82 74.1 62.7-82.9
65+ 144 45 26.1 17.0-37.9 99 73.9 62.1-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 62 20 41.9 25.3-60.6 42 58.1 39.4-74.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 119 41 27.1 17.0-40.2 78 72.9 59.8-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 109 42 31.8 20.9-45.0 67 68.2 55.0-79.1
College Graduate 72 20 19.4 10.9-32.3 52 80.6 67.7-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 38 55.4 37.3-72.2 35 44.6 27.8-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 74 30 39.2 24.3-56.6 44 60.8 43.4-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 33 14 29.2 12.6-54.0 19 70.8 46.0-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 34 5 8.6 2.9-23.1 29 91.4 76.9-97.1
$50,000-74,999 32 5 8.1 2.8-20.9 27 91.9 79.1-97.2
$75,000+ 48 15 28.8 15.5-47.0 33 71.2 53.0-84.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 243 95 34.6 26.3-44.0 148 65.4 56.0-73.7
No 112 26 21.3 12.4-34.2 86 78.7 65.8-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 55 14 20.7 10.5-36.7 41 79.3 63.3-89.5
Non-Veteran 307 109 32.5 25.1-40.8 198 67.5 59.2-74.9

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*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 3 months.

^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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