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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-MALES

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
-MALES 3,232 297 8.9 7.7-10.2 213 7.5 6.1- 9.1 2,722 83.7 81.7-85.5
RACE
White 2,669 248 9.0 7.7-10.5 175 7.3 6.0- 8.9 2,246 83.7 81.6-85.5
African American 393 35 8.0 5.3-11.9 30 9.8 5.1-17.8 328 82.3 74.8-87.9
Other Minorities 152 12 10.2 5.1-19.3 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1 134 87.7 78.8-93.1
AGE
45-54 873 79 8.7 6.6-11.4 63 8.0 5.4-11.7 731 83.3 79.3-86.6
55-64 1,046 88 8.7 6.7-11.2 78 8.0 5.9-10.7 880 83.3 80.0-86.2
65+ 1,313 130 9.3 7.6-11.4 72 6.2 4.5- 8.4 1,111 84.5 81.7-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 48 11.0 7.6-15.5 51 14.3 8.7-22.6 351 74.7 66.9-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 850 79 9.8 7.3-13.1 61 6.9 4.9- 9.7 710 83.3 79.4-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 720 68 8.9 6.6-11.9 47 7.2 4.8-10.8 605 83.9 79.8-87.2
College Graduate 1,207 102 7.4 5.9- 9.4 54 5.3 3.8- 7.5 1,051 87.2 84.6-89.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 32 14.0 9.1-20.9 48 15.1 10.6-21.0 215 70.9 63.2-77.6
$15,000- 24,999 501 43 7.4 5.0-10.9 46 13.4 7.9-21.9 412 79.1 71.4-85.2
$25,000- 34,999 376 42 7.7 5.4-10.8 27 6.3 3.8-10.2 307 86.0 81.4-89.6
$35,000- 49,999 425 42 9.2 6.3-13.3 23 7.2 4.3-11.7 360 83.6 78.2-87.9
$50,000- 74,999 459 38 7.6 5.3-10.9 20 5.5 3.1- 9.4 401 86.9 82.4-90.4
$75,000+ 839 65 7.6 5.6-10.2 27 3.0 1.9- 4.6 747 89.4 86.5-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,314 145 10.4 8.5-12.8 163 13.7 11.1-16.6 1,006 75.9 72.5-79.0
No 1,824 146 7.9 6.4- 9.7 46 2.5 1.8- 3.7 1,632 89.5 87.5-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,303 127 9.4 7.6-11.7 90 7.4 5.6- 9.8 1,086 83.1 80.2-85.7
Non-Veteran 1,928 170 8.6 7.1-10.4 123 7.5 5.6- 9.8 1,635 83.9 81.3-86.3

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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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