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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 456 43 7.5 5.3-10.5 19 6.1 2.5-14.0 394 86.4 80.0-91.0
GENDER
Male 163 12 5.9 3.1-11.1 8 8.8 2.5-26.7 143 85.2 71.2-93.1
Female 293 31 8.9 6.0-12.9 11 3.6 1.8- 7.4 251 87.4 82.6-91.1
RACE
White 358 39 9.0 6.3-12.7 12 2.6 1.4- 4.9 307 88.4 84.4-91.5
Other 93 4 3.5 1.2- 9.9 5 15.5 4.2-43.2 84 81.0 56.6-93.3
AGE
45+ 456 43 7.5 5.3-10.5 19 6.1 2.5-14.0 394 86.4 80.0-91.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 11 6.8 3.3-13.4 8 15.4 4.7-40.4 99 77.8 57.5-90.1
Some College + 337 32 7.8 5.3-11.4 11 2.6 1.3- 5.0 294 89.7 85.7-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 174 20 8.9 5.3-14.5 13 14.5 5.2-34.5 141 76.6 60.8-87.4
$50,000+ 218 19 7.6 4.6-12.3 4 1.6 0.5- 4.5 195 90.8 85.9-94.1

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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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