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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 977 336 35.4 31.3-39.6 641 64.6 60.4-68.7
RACE
White 809 279 36.2 31.7-41.0 530 63.8 59.0-68.3
African American 140 43 28.0 19.0-39.1 97 72.0 60.9-81.0
Other Minorities 27 14 59.0 35.5-79.1 13 41.0 20.9-64.5
AGE
45-54 278 107 39.3 32.0-47.1 171 60.7 52.9-68.0
55-64 291 92 31.9 25.2-39.5 199 68.1 60.5-74.8
65+ 408 137 33.7 27.7-40.2 271 66.3 59.8-72.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 59 39.6 29.3-50.9 111 60.4 49.1-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 281 109 40.2 32.1-48.8 172 59.8 51.2-67.9
Some Post-H.S. 295 107 36.5 29.5-44.0 188 63.5 56.0-70.5
College Graduate 231 61 24.6 18.4-32.1 170 75.4 67.9-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 97 48.3 38.7-58.0 111 51.7 42.0-61.3
$15,000- 24,999 194 67 35.7 26.4-46.2 127 64.3 53.8-73.6
$25,000- 34,999 107 49 53.1 40.1-65.7 58 46.9 34.3-59.9
$35,000- 49,999 112 29 24.2 15.3-35.9 83 75.8 64.1-84.7
$50,000- 74,999 82 17 17.1 9.6-28.8 65 82.9 71.2-90.4
$75,000+ 107 25 25.0 15.8-37.1 82 75.0 62.9-84.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 267 42.7 37.5-48.1 391 57.3 51.9-62.5
No 302 65 22.6 16.7-29.8 237 77.4 70.2-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 9 46.3 21.1-73.5 11 53.7 26.5-78.9
Non-Veteran 957 327 35.2 31.1-39.5 630 64.8 60.5-68.9

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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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