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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 204 63 25.1 17.8-34.0 141 74.9 66.0-82.2
GENDER
Male 64 20 21.4 11.6-36.2 44 78.6 63.8-88.4
Female 140 43 28.0 19.0-39.1 97 72.0 60.9-81.0
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 204 63 25.1 17.8-34.0 141 74.9 66.0-82.2
AGE
45-54 70 23 21.6 11.6-36.7 47 78.4 63.3-88.4
55-64 72 24 25.4 15.7-38.4 48 74.6 61.6-84.3
65+ 62 16 31.7 17.9-49.7 46 68.3 50.3-82.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 11 23.0 9.5-45.8 35 77.0 54.2-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 81 30 26.8 16.4-40.5 51 73.2 59.5-83.6
Some Post-H.S. 47 15 27.1 14.5-44.8 32 72.9 55.2-85.5
College Graduate 30 7 21.5 8.2-45.8 23 78.5 54.2-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 26 40.0 25.6-56.3 41 60.0 43.7-74.4
$15,000- 24,999 39 7 8.4 2.7-22.9 32 91.6 77.1-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 21 10 30.6 13.0-56.6 11 69.4 43.4-87.0
$35,000-49,999 20 4 21.0 5.9-53.1 16 79.0 46.9-94.1
$50,000- 74,999 12 5 37.6 13.3-70.3 7 62.4 29.7-86.7
$75,000+ 9 1 7.7 1.0-41.3 8 92.3 58.7-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 54 29.1 20.5-39.5 99 70.9 60.5-79.5
No 46 6 16.5 6.6-35.5 40 83.5 64.5-93.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 9 19.3 8.5-38.1 25 80.7 61.9-91.5
Non-Veteran 170 54 26.3 18.0-36.7 116 73.7 63.3-82.0

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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.

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