2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 542 53 10.3 7.8-13.6 73 13.5 10.5-17.2 416 76.1 71.8-80.0
GENDER
Male 232 22 10.0 6.4-15.3 31 11.5 8.0-16.4 179 78.5 72.2-83.7
Female 310 31 10.6 7.3-15.3 42 15.2 10.8-20.9 237 74.2 67.9-79.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 393 36 9.9 7.0-13.9 55 14.1 10.5-18.7 302 76.0 70.7-80.6
Non-Hispanic Black 96 11 12.0 6.5-21.0 *** *** *** 75 77.5 66.8-85.5
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 307 33 10.9 7.6-15.3 29 8.8 5.8-13.0 245 80.3 75.0-84.8
65+ 233 19 8.7 5.3-14.1 43 21.7 15.8-29.1 171 69.6 61.9-76.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 21 10.1 6.3-15.8 35 19.7 13.8-27.2 135 70.2 62.3-77.2
Some Post-H.S. 141 15 11.6 6.8-18.9 18 10.8 6.5-17.4 108 77.7 69.3-84.3
College Graduate 210 17 9.4 5.8-14.8 20 8.1 5.1-12.7 173 82.5 76.3-87.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 187 19 10.4 6.3-16.7 34 17.8 12.4-24.9 134 71.8 63.8-78.6
$50,000+ 244 20 9.2 5.8-14.1 22 8.5 5.2-13.5 202 82.4 76.2-87.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 111 14 12.8 7.3-21.5 17 17.0 10.0-27.3 80 70.2 59.4-79.2

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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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