2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 410 55 13.4 9.8-18.1 46 12.1 8.8-16.4 309 74.6 69.1-79.3
GENDER
Male 179 16 6.5 3.8-10.8 18 12.7 7.7-20.3 145 80.8 73.1-86.7
Female 231 39 18.8 13.1-26.2 28 11.6 7.8-17.0 164 69.7 62.1-76.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 341 44 13.7 9.6-19.0 41 13.8 10.0-18.7 256 72.5 66.5-77.9
Non-Hispanic Black 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 205 17 8.3 4.9-13.6 28 13.0 8.8-18.9 160 78.7 71.8-84.3
65+ 205 38 20.3 13.9-28.8 18 10.8 6.4-17.8 149 68.9 60.2-76.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 17 12.8 7.1-21.9 20 14.5 8.9-22.6 107 72.7 63.0-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 128 22 16.4 10.4-25.0 12 10.4 5.7-18.1 94 73.2 63.6-81.0
College Graduate 138 16 9.5 5.6-15.6 14 10.9 6.3-18.2 108 79.6 71.4-85.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 177 27 14.6 9.1-22.6 26 15.8 10.3-23.5 124 69.6 60.8-77.2
$50,000+ 155 16 10.8 6.2-18.2 14 9.4 5.2-16.3 125 79.8 71.3-86.3
Don't know/Not Sure 78 12 15.9 8.2-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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