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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 5,110 497 9.5 8.5-10.6 333 6.8 5.8- 8.0 4,280 83.7 82.2-85.1
GENDER
Male 1,916 178 9.2 7.6-11.0 112 6.6 4.9- 8.9 1,626 84.2 81.6-86.5
Female 3,194 319 9.7 8.4-11.2 221 7.0 5.9- 8.3 2,654 83.3 81.5-85.0
RACE
White 4,207 416 9.6 8.4-10.8 279 6.5 5.6- 7.6 3,512 83.9 82.4-85.3
African American 737 69 9.2 6.8-12.3 48 8.8 5.3-14.5 620 82.0 76.6-86.4
Other Minorities 147 10 9.5 4.7-18.3 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6 132 87.4 78.7-92.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 93 4 6.0 1.7-18.8 4 4.3 1.5-11.5 85 89.7 78.1-95.5
Non-Hispanic 5,005 491 9.6 8.6-10.7 329 6.9 5.8- 8.2 4,185 83.5 82.0-85.0
AGE
45-54 1,375 150 10.3 8.5-12.4 100 7.7 5.6-10.6 1,125 82.0 78.9-84.7
55-64 1,520 140 9.4 7.6-11.6 106 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1,274 83.5 80.8-85.8
65+ 2,215 207 8.5 7.2-10.1 127 5.4 4.3- 6.6 1,881 86.1 84.2-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 637 68 10.1 7.4-13.8 75 13.6 8.7-20.7 494 76.3 69.6-81.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,439 123 8.8 6.9-11.1 105 7.7 5.9- 9.9 1,211 83.5 80.6-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,251 150 11.8 9.6-14.4 74 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,027 82.4 79.5-85.1
College Graduate 1,776 156 8.2 6.8-10.0 79 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,541 87.3 85.2-89.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 520 75 14.1 10.5-18.7 78 17.3 13.3-22.3 367 68.5 62.7-73.8
$15,000- 24,999 798 73 8.4 6.0-11.6 73 10.4 6.2-16.9 652 81.2 75.1-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 530 65 11.2 8.4-14.7 36 6.7 4.1-10.6 429 82.2 77.5-86.0
$35,000- 49,999 658 71 10.6 7.9-14.1 34 5.7 3.8- 8.5 553 83.7 79.7-87.1
$50,000-74,999 671 61 9.3 6.8-12.6 28 4.5 2.8- 7.2 582 86.2 82.4-89.3
$75,000+ 1,124 90 8.1 6.2-10.4 30 2.4 1.5- 3.6 1,004 89.6 87.1-91.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,061 254 11.4 9.7-13.3 264 13.1 11.2-15.3 1,543 75.5 72.8-77.9
No 2,905 234 8.4 7.2- 9.9 63 2.2 1.6- 3.0 2,608 89.4 87.8-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 794 77 9.4 7.1-12.5 52 6.2 4.4- 8.5 665 84.4 80.9-87.4
Non-Veteran 4,314 420 9.5 8.4-10.7 281 6.9 5.7- 8.4 3,613 83.6 81.9-85.2

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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