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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-African Americans

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 4,723 679 13.7 12.6-14.9 683 14.7 13.5-15.9 3,361 71.6 70.1-73.1
-African Americans 859 113 12.7 10.2-15.6 103 13.1 10.5-16.1 643 74.3 70.5-77.7
GENDER
Male 307 37 11.8 7.9-17.1 48 16.2 11.8-21.8 222 72.0 65.6-77.7
Female 552 76 13.4 10.5-17.0 55 10.5 7.8-14.1 421 76.1 71.6-80.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 849 112 12.7 10.2-15.7 101 13.1 10.5-16.2 636 74.2 70.4-77.6
AGE
45-54 247 32 14.2 9.6-20.6 32 14.6 10.1-20.7 183 71.2 64.0-77.4
55-64 290 39 12.4 8.8-17.3 38 13.7 9.5-19.3 213 73.9 67.6-79.3
65-74 200 25 11.6 7.5-17.4 15 7.7 4.3-13.4 160 80.8 73.8-86.3
75+ 118 14 8.9 5.1-15.2 18 14.8 8.4-24.9 86 76.2 66.0-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 22 13.7 8.8-20.8 24 22.1 14.5-32.3 95 64.1 54.2-73.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 297 39 12.4 8.8-17.3 44 14.7 10.7-19.8 214 72.9 66.8-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 227 28 12.6 7.9-19.6 22 8.5 5.3-13.2 177 78.9 71.7-84.7
College Graduate 193 24 12.0 7.5-18.5 *** *** *** 156 81.0 73.1-86.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 29 17.3 11.5-25.3 34 26.5 18.6-36.3 102 56.2 46.9-65.1
$15,000- 24,999 191 27 13.2 8.9-19.2 30 16.2 11.0-23.2 134 70.6 62.8-77.4
$25,000- 34,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 311 55 18.6 13.5-25.0 78 26.8 21.0-33.5 178 54.7 47.8-61.4
No 539 56 9.3 7.0-12.4 24 5.7 3.7- 8.5 459 85.0 81.2-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 14 11.6 6.4-20.0 14 14.1 8.0-23.8 74 74.3 63.8-82.6
Non-Veteran 757 99 12.8 10.2-16.1 89 12.9 10.2-16.2 569 74.3 70.2-77.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 478 72 14.7 11.1-19.3 63 14.3 10.7-18.7 343 71.0 65.7-75.8
No 381 41 10.2 7.3-14.1 40 11.6 8.2-16.2 300 78.2 72.9-82.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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