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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 208 23 11.2 7.2-17.2 11 4.8 2.5- 9.1 174 84.0 77.4-88.9
GENDER
Male 72 10 11.9 5.8-22.7 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 60 86.2 75.2-92.8
Female 136 13 10.7 6.0-18.4 9 7.0 3.4-14.1 114 82.2 73.5-88.6
RACE
White 181 20 11.7 7.4-18.2 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 150 82.4 75.2-87.9
Other 27 3 9.0 2.3-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 24 91.0 70.6-97.7
AGE
45+ 208 23 11.2 7.2-17.2 11 4.8 2.5- 9.1 174 84.0 77.4-88.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 10 10.5 5.4-19.5 7 4.6 2.0-10.0 90 84.9 75.5-91.2
Some College + 101 13 12.1 6.6-21.1 4 5.0 1.7-13.5 84 82.9 72.9-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 115 14 11.3 6.2-19.7 10 7.8 3.9-15.1 91 80.9 71.1-87.9
$50,000+ 58 6 10.7 4.6-23.0 1 2.3 0.3-14.4 51 87.0 74.1-94.0

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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.

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