2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 863 99 11.8 9.3-14.7 98 13.4 10.3-17.1 666 74.9 70.8-78.6
GENDER
Male 370 31 9.5 6.3-14.0 38 13.7 9.0-20.4 301 76.8 70.0-82.4
Female 493 68 13.9 10.6-18.1 60 13.0 9.6-17.3 365 73.1 67.9-77.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 526 65 13.2 10.0-17.2 64 13.4 9.8-18.2 397 73.4 68.1-78.1
Non-Hispanic Black 210 19 8.4 5.0-13.7 21 14.2 8.1-23.6 170 77.4 68.2-84.6
Other 127 15 10.0 5.4-17.8 13 10.8 5.9-19.0 99 79.2 69.7-86.3
AGE
45-64 430 39 8.6 6.0-12.2 51 13.5 9.7-18.4 340 77.9 72.6-82.5
65+ 427 55 13.6 9.9-18.4 46 13.4 8.9-19.7 326 73.0 66.5-78.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 312 37 12.0 8.1-17.3 40 17.5 11.4-25.8 235 70.6 62.5-77.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 35 12.9 8.9-18.4 35 13.5 9.4-18.8 193 73.6 67.0-79.3
College Graduate 285 26 9.7 6.1-15.2 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 236 83.2 77.2-87.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 377 46 12.2 8.6-16.9 57 19.5 13.7-27.0 274 68.4 61.0-74.9
$50,000+ 319 29 8.4 5.4-12.8 24 8.3 5.4-12.7 266 83.3 77.8-87.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 167 24 17.6 11.3-26.4 17 10.3 5.8-17.4 126 72.1 62.8-79.8

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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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