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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 437 41 8.4 5.8-11.8 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8 374 87.3 83.4-90.4
GENDER
Male 147 16 8.5 4.8-14.7 7 4.8 2.2-10.1 124 86.7 79.7-91.5
Female 290 25 8.2 5.2-12.8 15 4.0 2.3- 6.8 250 87.8 82.9-91.4
RACE
White 323 30 8.8 5.8-13.1 18 5.3 3.1- 8.7 275 85.9 81.0-89.7
Other 112 11 7.5 3.6-14.9 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 97 90.2 82.6-94.6
AGE
45+ 437 41 8.4 5.8-11.8 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8 374 87.3 83.4-90.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 8 5.2 2.3-11.1 7 4.9 2.1-10.6 103 90.0 82.9-94.3
Some College + 318 33 9.6 6.5-14.1 15 4.2 2.4- 7.3 270 86.2 81.3-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 22 9.2 5.7-14.3 8 4.0 1.8- 8.6 141 86.8 80.8-91.2
$50,000+ 192 15 8.3 4.7-14.5 7 3.4 1.4- 7.6 170 88.3 81.8-92.7

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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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