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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,587 590 10.3 9.2-11.4 393 7.1 6.2- 8.1 4,604 82.6 81.2-83.9
RACE
White 4,468 495 10.7 9.6-11.9 318 7.0 6.0- 8.1 3,655 82.3 80.7-83.8
African American 903 82 9.3 7.0-12.3 60 7.5 5.3-10.4 761 83.2 79.5-86.4
Other Minorities 196 13 7.1 3.3-14.7 14 7.9 4.2-14.3 169 85.0 76.7-90.7
AGE
45-54 1,377 162 11.0 9.1-13.3 118 8.5 6.8-10.8 1,097 80.4 77.6-83.0
55-64 1,607 170 10.5 8.7-12.6 121 7.1 5.7- 9.0 1,316 82.4 79.8-84.7
65+ 2,603 258 9.3 7.9-10.9 154 5.7 4.6- 7.0 2,191 85.0 83.0-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 85 10.5 7.8-14.0 85 11.8 8.9-15.5 602 77.7 73.2-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,770 149 7.8 6.2- 9.7 136 8.4 6.6-10.6 1,485 83.8 81.2-86.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,475 202 14.0 11.8-16.6 94 6.4 4.9- 8.3 1,179 79.6 76.6-82.2
College Graduate 1,566 154 9.5 7.9-11.5 78 4.2 3.2- 5.5 1,334 86.3 84.0-88.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 728 101 13.0 10.1-16.6 109 18.4 14.3-23.3 518 68.6 63.4-73.3
$15,000- 24,999 977 104 10.4 7.9-13.6 90 9.2 7.0-11.9 783 80.4 76.7-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 589 64 10.8 7.9-14.6 45 8.5 5.6-12.7 480 80.7 75.8-84.8
$35,000- 49,999 683 82 12.8 9.7-16.7 30 4.4 2.9- 6.8 571 82.8 78.6-86.3
$50,000- 74,999 654 54 8.4 5.9-11.8 28 4.6 2.8- 7.4 572 87.0 83.1-90.2
$75,000+ 845 80 9.1 7.0-11.7 27 2.5 1.5- 4.1 738 88.4 85.6-90.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,491 332 12.6 11.0-14.5 331 14.5 12.6-16.6 1,828 72.9 70.4-75.3
No 2,949 245 8.6 7.3-10.1 58 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,646 89.7 88.1-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 10 9.7 4.5-19.5 10 5.6 2.5-12.1 86 84.7 74.6-91.3
Non-Veteran 5,480 580 10.3 9.2-11.4 383 7.1 6.2- 8.2 4,517 82.6 81.2-83.9

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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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