2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 579 68 12.6 9.5-16.5 65 13.3 9.5-18.3 446 74.0 68.7-78.8
GENDER
Male 248 21 10.7 6.6-17.0 26 14.5 8.4-23.8 201 74.8 65.7-82.1
Female 331 47 14.3 10.2-19.6 39 12.3 8.3-18.0 245 73.4 66.9-79.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 380 52 15.4 11.4-20.4 45 12.2 8.2-17.8 283 72.5 66.2-78.0
Non-Hispanic Black 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 85.1 76.3-91.1
AGE
45-64 279 21 7.7 4.7-12.4 27 12.7 7.7-20.2 231 79.6 72.1-85.6
65+ 296 44 16.6 11.7-23.0 37 14.3 9.1-21.7 215 69.1 61.3-76.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 230 30 14.0 9.1-20.7 25 15.7 9.2-25.6 175 70.3 60.8-78.3
Some Post-H.S. 172 22 12.5 7.8-19.5 22 13.7 8.0-22.3 128 73.9 64.6-81.4
College Graduate 174 15 10.4 5.6-18.7 18 8.7 4.9-15.0 141 80.8 72.2-87.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 30 11.2 7.3-16.9 40 22.8 15.3-32.6 190 66.0 56.7-74.1
$50,000+ 201 20 11.0 6.6-17.8 13 5.2 2.7- 9.5 168 83.9 76.7-89.1
Don't know/Not Sure 118 18 18.3 10.9-29.1 12 8.1 4.0-15.9 88 73.6 62.5-82.3

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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