2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 380 43 11.1 7.9-15.4 46 15.1 10.8-20.7 291 73.8 67.8-79.0
GENDER
Male 164 15 9.4 5.3-16.0 17 14.5 8.7-23.3 132 76.1 67.1-83.3
Female 216 28 12.8 8.4-19.1 29 15.6 10.1-23.4 159 71.5 63.3-78.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 214 23 10.5 6.6-16.3 27 16.7 10.9-24.8 164 72.7 64.4-79.7
Non-Hispanic Black 128 15 11.6 6.5-19.9 14 12.2 6.6-21.7 99 76.2 66.0-84.1
Other 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 200 24 11.5 7.3-17.7 31 17.6 11.8-25.3 145 71.0 62.8-78.0
65+ 178 17 8.5 5.0-14.0 15 12.0 6.5-21.1 146 79.5 70.6-86.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 15 13.4 7.6-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 124 16 11.2 6.5-18.6 17 16.1 9.9-25.2 91 72.7 62.9-80.7
College Graduate 137 12 8.1 4.4-14.5 *** *** *** 118 86.5 78.9-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 166 23 14.4 9.0-22.3 28 19.8 12.5-30.0 115 65.8 55.5-74.8
$50,000+ 148 13 6.7 3.7-11.9 12 11.3 6.3-19.4 123 82.0 73.7-88.1
Don't know/Not Sure 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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