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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 7,137 743 9.9 9.0-10.9 493 7.2 6.3- 8.1 5,901 82.9 81.7-84.1
GENDER
Male 2,669 248 9.0 7.7-10.5 175 7.3 6.0- 8.9 2,246 83.7 81.6-85.5
Female 4,468 495 10.7 9.6-11.9 318 7.0 6.0- 8.1 3,655 82.3 80.7-83.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 95 8 10.7 4.2-24.7 4 7.2 1.8-24.9 83 82.1 65.9-91.6
Non-Hispanic 7,037 732 9.9 9.0-10.8 488 7.2 6.3- 8.1 5,817 83.0 81.7-84.1
AGE
45-54 1,697 193 10.3 8.6-12.2 137 7.5 6.1- 9.3 1,367 82.2 79.8-84.4
55-64 2,096 207 9.7 8.2-11.5 159 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,730 82.3 80.0-84.4
65+ 3,344 343 9.7 8.5-11.0 197 6.1 5.0- 7.4 2,804 84.2 82.5-85.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 877 97 11.2 8.5-14.5 108 13.2 10.3-16.8 672 75.6 71.3-79.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,092 188 8.9 7.2-10.8 142 6.9 5.5- 8.7 1,762 84.2 81.8-86.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,783 229 12.3 10.4-14.4 122 7.5 5.8- 9.6 1,432 80.2 77.5-82.7
College Graduate 2,379 229 8.7 7.4-10.2 121 5.2 4.1- 6.6 2,029 86.1 84.2-87.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 89 13.4 10.1-17.6 112 19.8 15.6-24.8 493 66.8 61.3-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,126 124 9.7 7.7-12.2 108 10.6 8.1-13.7 894 79.7 76.1-82.9
$25,000- 34,999 780 91 10.2 7.9-12.9 65 8.7 6.3-11.9 624 81.1 77.3-84.4
$35,000-49,999 913 103 11.1 8.7-14.2 46 6.1 4.2- 9.0 764 82.7 79.0-85.9
$50,000- 74,999 937 83 9.0 6.9-11.7 43 5.5 3.7- 8.1 811 85.5 82.1-88.3
$75,000+ 1,512 133 8.2 6.7-10.1 53 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,326 88.7 86.6-90.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,979 380 11.6 10.2-13.2 395 14.8 13.0-16.8 2,204 73.6 71.3-75.8
No 3,983 349 9.0 7.8-10.3 92 2.2 1.7- 2.9 3,542 88.8 87.4-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,175 120 9.8 7.8-12.3 75 7.1 5.2- 9.6 980 83.1 80.0-85.8
Non-Veteran 5,961 623 9.9 8.9-11.0 418 7.2 6.3- 8.2 4,920 82.9 81.5-84.2

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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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