2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

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 6 494 48 9.4 6.9-12.7 64 15.3 11.5-20.0 382 75.3 70.2-79.7
GENDER
Male 222 16 7.2 4.3-11.9 25 13.6 8.5-21.1 181 79.1 71.5-85.1
Female 272 32 11.6 7.9-16.6 39 16.9 12.0-23.3 201 71.5 64.6-77.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 342 36 10.9 7.7-15.2 40 13.3 9.1-19.1 266 75.8 69.6-81.0
Non-Hispanic Black 118 *** *** *** 18 18.8 11.7-28.9 90 74.1 63.8-82.3
Other 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 262 29 10.3 7.0-14.9 30 12.2 8.2-17.8 203 77.5 71.2-82.8
65+ 232 19 8.3 5.0-13.5 34 19.1 12.8-27.4 179 72.6 64.2-79.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 194 15 7.0 4.0-12.1 32 19.8 13.5-28.0 147 73.2 64.9-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 152 16 10.7 6.4-17.3 18 11.5 6.8-19.0 118 77.7 69.3-84.4
College Graduate 145 16 12.6 7.6-20.0 13 9.4 4.8-17.4 116 78.1 69.1-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 208 23 10.1 6.5-15.3 35 20.1 13.7-28.5 150 69.8 61.4-77.1
$50,000+ 172 16 9.1 5.3-15.2 14 8.7 4.6-15.6 142 82.2 74.4-88.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 114 *** *** *** 15 15.4 8.9-25.4 90 76.0 65.2-84.3

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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