2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 440 61 12.8 9.7-16.6 76 16.5 12.8-20.9 303 70.8 65.6-75.5
GENDER
Male 180 29 14.9 10.1-21.4 32 16.8 11.6-23.7 119 68.3 60.4-75.4
Female 260 32 10.9 7.4-15.9 44 16.2 11.6-22.3 184 72.9 66.0-78.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 386 53 13.1 9.8-17.1 65 16.2 12.4-20.8 268 70.8 65.4-75.6
Non-Hispanic Black 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 211 23 11.0 7.1-16.8 39 17.0 12.1-23.4 149 71.9 64.5-78.3
65+ 228 38 14.7 10.4-20.4 37 16.0 11.0-22.6 153 69.3 61.9-75.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 18 11.5 7.0-18.4 35 18.1 12.3-25.8 103 70.4 61.6-77.9
Some Post-H.S. 124 18 13.4 8.2-21.0 24 18.4 12.1-27.1 82 68.2 58.5-76.6
College Graduate 160 25 13.9 9.2-20.5 17 11.0 6.6-17.8 118 75.0 67.1-81.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 204 32 14.9 10.1-21.3 43 19.2 13.5-26.5 129 65.9 57.7-73.4
$50,000+ 162 18 9.7 5.9-15.5 19 11.8 7.4-18.3 125 78.6 70.9-84.6
Don't know/Not Sure 74 11 13.3 6.9-24.0 14 18.6 10.6-30.4 *** *** ***

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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