2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 535 51 10.3 7.7-13.6 72 13.4 10.4-17.2 412 76.3 71.9-80.3
GENDER
Male 228 21 9.9 6.2-15.3 31 11.5 7.9-16.4 176 78.7 72.3-83.9
Female 307 30 10.6 7.2-15.2 41 15.0 10.6-20.8 236 74.4 68.0-79.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 389 35 9.9 7.0-13.9 54 14.1 10.4-18.7 300 76.0 70.7-80.6
Non-Hispanic Black 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** 73 77.9 67.2-85.9
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 303 32 10.7 7.5-15.2 28 8.5 5.6-12.7 243 80.8 75.3-85.2
65+ 230 18 8.6 5.2-14.1 43 21.9 15.9-29.4 169 69.4 61.7-76.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 19 9.9 6.0-15.8 35 19.9 13.9-27.5 134 70.2 62.1-77.3
Some Post-H.S. 140 15 11.4 6.7-18.6 18 10.6 6.3-17.1 107 78.1 69.7-84.6
College Graduate 207 17 9.5 5.9-15.0 19 7.8 4.8-12.5 171 82.7 76.4-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 17 9.9 5.8-16.3 33 17.7 12.2-25.0 132 72.4 64.3-79.3
$50,000+ 244 20 9.2 5.9-14.2 22 8.3 5.1-13.2 202 82.5 76.4-87.3
Don't know/Not Sure 109 14 13.1 7.5-22.1 17 17.3 10.2-27.7 78 69.6 58.6-78.7

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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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