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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,296 117 8.7 6.9-11.0 90 8.5 5.9-12.0 1,089 82.8 79.1-86.0
GENDER
Male 393 35 8.0 5.3-11.9 30 9.8 5.1-17.8 328 82.3 74.8-87.9
Female 903 82 9.3 7.0-12.3 60 7.5 5.3-10.4 761 83.2 79.5-86.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,283 117 8.8 7.0-11.1 90 8.5 5.9-12.1 1,076 82.6 78.9-85.8
AGE
45-54 413 36 8.5 5.6-12.7 37 12.7 7.3-21.2 340 78.8 70.9-85.0
55-64 438 41 9.1 6.1-13.4 31 6.1 3.9- 9.4 366 84.8 79.9-88.7
65+ 445 40 8.6 5.7-13.0 22 5.2 3.0- 8.9 383 86.2 81.1-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 252 27 9.7 5.8-15.7 19 13.3 5.6-28.5 206 77.0 64.5-86.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 435 35 8.2 5.2-12.7 48 11.6 7.8-16.8 352 80.2 74.2-85.2
Some Post-H.S. 320 35 10.1 6.6-15.0 12 3.7 1.4- 9.2 273 86.2 80.2-90.7
College Graduate 287 20 7.3 4.2-12.4 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 256 88.8 83.3-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 34 11.1 7.3-16.4 35 14.3 9.4-21.3 185 74.6 66.9-81.0
$15,000- 24,999 276 18 6.5 3.3-12.5 21 13.0 5.3-28.4 237 80.5 67.1-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 148 14 7.3 3.7-14.0 7 4.7 1.5-13.6 127 87.9 79.0-93.4
$35,000-49,999 150 16 11.4 6.0-20.4 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9 129 85.2 75.9-91.3
$50,000- 74,999 136 8 4.9 2.2-10.7 4 3.8 1.2-11.2 124 91.3 83.7-95.6
$75,000+ 120 8 10.3 4.6-21.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 111 89.1 78.0-94.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 79 11.2 8.3-14.9 77 12.3 9.0-16.7 495 76.5 71.5-80.9
No 600 35 6.1 4.0- 9.2 11 2.3 1.2- 4.6 554 91.6 88.1-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 184 15 8.6 4.8-15.1 20 8.9 4.8-16.0 149 82.5 74.3-88.5
Non-Veteran 1,111 102 8.8 6.8-11.3 70 8.4 5.5-12.6 939 82.8 78.6-86.4

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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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