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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Falls (Age 45+)

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 1,347 534 39.5 36.4-42.7 813 60.5 57.3-63.6
-Eastern NC 435 160 37.6 32.1-43.4 275 62.4 56.6-67.9
GENDER
Male 159 47 29.3 20.7-39.6 112 70.7 60.4-79.3
Female 276 113 43.8 37.0-50.8 163 56.2 49.2-63.0
RACE
White 292 111 38.2 31.9-44.8 181 61.8 55.2-68.1
African American 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 425 155 37.3 31.7-43.2 270 62.7 56.8-68.3
AGE
35-54 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 149 59 39.2 30.5-48.6 90 60.8 51.4-69.5
65-74 110 *** *** *** 72 66.8 56.0-76.1
75+ 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 139 46 34.4 26.0-43.9 93 65.6 56.1-74.0
Some Post-H.S. 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 252 105 44.6 36.9-52.5 147 55.4 47.5-63.1
No 179 51 27.3 20.3-35.5 128 72.7 64.5-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 364 141 39.9 33.7-46.4 223 60.1 53.6-66.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 372 131 37.0 31.1-43.4 241 63.0 56.6-68.9
No 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 12 months.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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