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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-MALES

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
-MALES 506 130 24.0 19.4-29.2 376 76.0 70.8-80.6
RACE
White 420 103 23.9 19.0-29.7 317 76.1 70.3-81.0
African American 64 20 21.4 11.6-36.2 44 78.6 63.8-88.4
Other Minorities 18 7 37.8 15.1-67.5 11 62.2 32.5-84.9
AGE
45-54 139 44 25.9 17.6-36.4 95 74.1 63.6-82.4
55-64 166 40 22.5 15.6-31.2 126 77.5 68.8-84.4
65+ 201 46 23.0 16.4-31.1 155 77.0 68.9-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 27 27.9 16.6-42.9 72 72.1 57.1-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 32 19.1 12.2-28.5 106 80.9 71.5-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 114 29 19.8 12.8-29.4 85 80.2 70.6-87.2
College Graduate 155 42 28.7 20.4-38.9 113 71.3 61.1-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 31 47.7 33.6-62.1 48 52.3 37.9-66.4
$15,000- 24,999 88 28 24.7 13.7-40.3 60 75.3 59.7-86.3
$25,000- 34,999 68 12 14.3 7.6-25.3 56 85.7 74.7-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 64 10 15.7 7.6-29.8 54 84.3 70.2-92.4
$50,000- 74,999 58 14 24.6 13.6-40.2 44 75.4 59.8-86.4
$75,000+ 92 24 19.7 12.6-29.5 68 80.3 70.5-87.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 304 90 27.4 21.2-34.6 214 72.6 65.4-78.8
No 192 34 18.0 12.3-25.5 158 82.0 74.5-87.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 55 24.4 17.9-32.4 159 75.6 67.6-82.1
Non-Veteran 292 75 23.7 17.8-30.8 217 76.3 69.2-82.2

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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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