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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-WHITES

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
-WHITES 1,229 382 30.8 27.3-34.5 847 69.2 65.5-72.7
GENDER
Male 420 103 23.9 19.0-29.7 317 76.1 70.3-81.0
Female 809 279 36.2 31.7-41.0 530 63.8 59.0-68.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 5 47.3 15.0-82.0 7 52.7 18.0-85.0
Non-Hispanic 1,213 375 30.4 27.0-34.1 838 69.6 65.9-73.0
AGE
45-54 328 119 35.7 29.1-42.8 209 64.3 57.2-70.9
55-64 366 99 26.9 21.3-33.4 267 73.1 66.6-78.7
65+ 535 164 28.9 24.1-34.2 371 71.1 65.8-75.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 68 37.7 28.5-48.0 137 62.3 52.0-71.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 326 106 31.8 25.0-39.4 220 68.2 60.6-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 349 115 29.5 23.7-36.0 234 70.5 64.0-76.3
College Graduate 349 93 27.2 21.4-33.8 256 72.8 66.2-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 91 48.7 39.0-58.6 109 51.3 41.4-61.0
$15,000- 24,999 231 85 39.1 30.3-48.8 146 60.9 51.2-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 153 50 36.2 26.4-47.3 103 63.8 52.7-73.6
$35,000-49,999 149 32 19.3 12.5-28.6 117 80.7 71.4-87.5
$50,000- 74,999 126 25 18.6 11.7-28.4 101 81.4 71.6-88.3
$75,000+ 186 47 23.1 16.7-31.1 139 76.9 68.9-83.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 769 282 36.8 32.1-41.7 487 63.2 58.3-67.9
No 440 93 21.3 16.7-26.8 347 78.7 73.2-83.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 193 52 27.0 19.7-35.9 141 73.0 64.1-80.3
Non-Veteran 1,036 330 31.6 27.8-35.7 706 68.4 64.3-72.2

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

*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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