2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 598 75 13.6 10.2-17.8 74 12.8 10.0-16.2 449 73.6 68.9-77.9
GENDER
Male 262 21 7.5 4.5-12.2 32 13.4 9.3-18.9 209 79.1 72.8-84.3
Female 336 54 18.5 13.2-25.3 42 12.4 8.8-17.0 240 69.2 62.2-75.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 468 61 15.1 11.1-20.3 65 14.7 11.4-18.8 342 70.1 64.6-75.1
Non-Hispanic Black 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 78 87.0 77.5-92.8
Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 307 28 10.2 6.5-15.7 36 10.8 7.6-15.2 243 79.0 72.9-84.0
65+ 291 47 18.3 12.8-25.6 38 15.6 11.1-21.5 206 66.1 58.7-72.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 200 27 17.5 10.9-26.8 26 12.3 8.0-18.5 147 70.2 60.9-78.0
Some Post-H.S. 184 26 12.8 8.4-19.1 25 14.7 9.8-21.4 133 72.5 64.7-79.2
College Graduate 214 22 8.7 5.5-13.3 23 11.1 7.3-16.5 169 80.3 74.0-85.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 252 35 16.1 10.3-24.3 38 14.7 10.3-20.5 179 69.2 61.1-76.2
$50,000+ 231 23 9.9 6.3-15.2 23 10.4 6.7-15.7 185 79.7 73.2-85.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 115 17 15.2 8.8-25.0 13 13.5 7.6-23.0 85 71.3 60.4-80.2

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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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