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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Falls (Age 45+)

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
-New Hanover County 249 39 12.8 9.0-17.7 15 10.1 5.0-19.3 195 77.1 68.9-83.7
GENDER
Male 92 11 10.6 5.8-18.6 6 13.8 5.6-30.1 75 75.6 61.5-85.8
Female 157 28 15.3 10.4-22.0 9 5.8 2.7-11.8 120 78.9 71.3-84.9
RACE
White 216 36 14.2 9.9-19.8 13 8.3 4.0-16.2 167 77.6 69.9-83.8
Other 33 3 5.9 1.5-19.8 2 19.3 4.0-57.7 28 74.9 41.7-92.5
AGE
45+ 249 39 12.8 9.0-17.7 15 10.1 5.0-19.3 195 77.1 68.9-83.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 80 10 10.0 5.1-18.9 9 25.0 11.4-46.2 61 65.0 46.9-79.6
Some College + 169 29 14.0 9.4-20.5 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 134 82.8 75.8-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 123 21 14.0 8.6-22.2 10 16.5 7.4-32.8 92 69.5 55.7-80.5
$50,000+ 81 9 8.8 4.3-17.0 2 3.8 0.9-15.0 70 87.5 77.3-93.5

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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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