2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

Falls (Age 45+)

In the past 12 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 3,560 411 11.5 10.3-12.9 447 13.0 11.6-14.5 2,702 75.5 73.6-77.2
Medicaid Region 1 440 61 12.7 9.7-16.5 76 16.6 12.9-21.0 303 70.7 65.5-75.3
GENDER
Male 180 29 14.8 10.1-21.2 32 16.9 11.7-23.9 119 68.2 60.3-75.3
Female 260 32 11.0 7.4-15.9 44 16.3 11.7-22.3 184 72.7 65.9-78.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 386 53 13.1 9.9-17.2 65 16.2 12.4-20.7 268 70.8 65.4-75.6
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 211 23 10.9 7.0-16.6 39 17.2 12.2-23.7 149 71.9 64.4-78.3
65+ 228 38 14.8 10.5-20.5 37 16.1 11.1-22.6 153 69.2 61.8-75.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 18 11.4 7.0-18.2 35 18.3 12.5-26.0 103 70.3 61.5-77.8
Some Post-H.S. 124 18 13.4 8.3-20.9 24 18.6 12.2-27.4 82 68.0 58.3-76.4
College Graduate 160 25 14.0 9.3-20.6 17 10.9 6.6-17.6 118 75.0 67.1-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 32 14.8 10.1-21.2 43 19.5 13.8-26.9 129 65.7 57.4-73.1
$50,000+ 162 18 9.7 5.9-15.5 19 11.8 7.4-18.2 125 78.6 70.9-84.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 74 11 13.3 6.9-24.0 14 18.5 10.6-30.3 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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.

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