2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 623 75 11.6 8.9-15.0 62 9.4 6.8-12.9 486 79.0 74.7-82.7
GENDER
Male 269 34 10.2 6.9-14.8 21 8.9 5.1-15.3 214 80.9 74.2-86.1
Female 354 41 12.8 8.9-18.0 41 9.8 6.7-14.2 272 77.4 71.5-82.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 409 62 14.6 10.9-19.2 39 10.2 6.7-15.1 308 75.3 69.5-80.2
Non-Hispanic Black 147 *** *** *** 16 8.2 4.6-14.2 122 86.2 79.0-91.2
Other 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** 56 86.1 75.3-92.6
AGE
45-64 355 39 11.4 8.1-15.8 29 8.7 5.5-13.7 287 79.8 74.2-84.6
65+ 267 36 12.0 7.8-17.9 33 10.6 6.8-16.1 198 77.4 70.5-83.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 15 11.3 6.3-19.6 15 10.2 5.1-19.6 136 78.4 68.4-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 143 15 8.9 5.2-15.0 18 11.0 6.6-17.7 110 80.1 72.2-86.1
College Graduate 313 44 13.4 9.7-18.2 29 7.6 5.1-11.0 240 79.1 73.8-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 19 11.6 6.6-19.6 29 13.2 8.4-20.1 154 75.1 66.5-82.2
$50,000+ 299 39 10.7 7.6-14.8 24 7.2 4.6-11.2 236 82.1 77.0-86.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 122 17 13.6 7.9-22.4 *** *** *** 96 77.8 66.0-86.4

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

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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