2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 372 38 10.2 7.2-14.2 47 14.4 10.2-19.9 287 75.4 69.5-80.5
GENDER
Male 168 12 6.9 3.7-12.4 20 15.2 8.8-25.0 136 77.9 68.4-85.2
Female 204 26 13.4 8.8-19.9 27 13.6 9.1-20.0 151 73.0 65.3-79.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 262 27 10.4 6.9-15.2 31 13.3 8.5-20.2 204 76.3 69.2-82.2
Non-Hispanic Black 85 *** *** *** 11 16.0 8.5-27.9 *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 200 24 11.7 7.7-17.4 22 10.5 6.7-16.3 154 77.8 70.8-83.5
65+ 172 14 8.4 4.6-15.0 25 19.0 11.7-29.2 133 72.6 62.4-80.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 *** *** *** 21 19.8 12.2-30.4 110 74.0 63.4-82.4
Some Post-H.S. 113 13 12.4 7.1-20.7 13 8.2 4.6-14.3 87 79.4 70.5-86.1
College Graduate 116 15 14.4 8.6-23.1 12 11.1 5.5-21.3 89 74.5 63.8-82.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 18 11.7 7.1-18.8 22 18.7 11.0-29.7 104 69.6 58.9-78.5
$50,000+ 134 12 8.4 4.5-14.9 13 11.3 6.0-20.4 109 80.3 70.9-87.2
Don't know/Not Sure 94 *** *** *** 12 11.8 6.5-20.4 74 78.0 66.9-86.2

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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