2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 404 51 14.3 10.3-19.4 47 11.2 8.1-15.3 306 74.5 68.9-79.4
GENDER
Male 177 17 10.7 6.2-17.9 20 9.8 6.2-15.3 140 79.5 71.9-85.5
Female 227 34 17.4 11.6-25.1 27 12.5 8.0-18.9 166 70.2 61.9-77.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 270 43 17.2 12.2-23.7 35 12.2 8.4-17.4 192 70.6 63.6-76.7
Non-Hispanic Black 102 *** *** *** 11 9.8 5.1-18.2 84 83.6 73.9-90.2
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 222 25 14.0 9.0-21.1 17 7.2 4.3-11.7 180 78.9 71.5-84.7
65+ 182 26 14.7 9.1-22.7 30 17.0 11.3-24.9 126 68.3 59.4-76.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 16 18.7 10.7-30.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 106 12 11.0 6.0-19.2 20 15.9 10.0-24.5 74 73.1 63.1-81.2
College Graduate 184 23 12.6 8.1-19.1 17 9.4 5.8-14.9 144 78.0 70.7-83.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 148 15 16.1 8.9-27.2 22 13.8 8.3-22.1 111 70.1 59.2-79.2
$50,000+ 175 22 11.3 7.2-17.3 14 8.4 4.9-14.0 139 80.3 73.2-85.9
Don't know/Not Sure 81 14 16.6 9.3-27.9 11 12.0 6.2-22.0 *** *** ***

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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