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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 2,801 451 15.9 14.3-17.5 414 14.9 13.4-16.6 1,936 69.2 67.1-71.2
RACE
White 2,108 344 16.2 14.4-18.2 335 16.2 14.4-18.1 1,429 67.7 65.2-70.0
African American 552 76 13.4 10.5-17.0 55 10.5 7.8-14.1 421 76.1 71.6-80.0
Other Minorities 120 26 19.3 12.5-28.4 23 16.6 10.1-26.1 71 64.2 53.6-73.5
AGE
45-54 596 93 15.9 12.8-19.6 91 16.0 12.9-19.8 412 68.0 63.6-72.2
55-64 799 136 16.7 14.1-19.8 126 15.0 12.4-17.9 537 68.3 64.6-71.8
65-74 791 115 12.5 10.3-15.1 101 12.9 10.3-15.9 575 74.6 71.1-77.9
75+ 603 97 16.0 12.9-19.6 95 15.9 12.8-19.5 411 68.2 63.8-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 54 16.4 12.3-21.5 59 20.5 15.5-26.6 206 63.1 56.6-69.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 823 122 13.5 11.2-16.3 127 15.1 12.5-18.0 574 71.4 67.9-74.8
Some Post-H.S. 770 122 16.3 13.4-19.8 121 15.2 12.6-18.4 527 68.4 64.4-72.1
College Graduate 882 152 17.5 14.7-20.5 107 11.3 9.1-14.0 623 71.2 67.6-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 48 15.1 10.9-20.7 84 32.5 26.3-39.4 171 52.3 45.6-59.0
$15,000- 24,999 460 74 14.6 11.5-18.4 78 16.8 13.3-21.0 308 68.6 63.7-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 304 41 11.8 8.4-16.2 45 14.6 10.7-19.7 218 73.6 67.7-78.7
$35,000- 49,999 334 49 13.0 9.5-17.5 47 14.7 10.2-20.6 238 72.4 66.0-78.0
$50,000- 74,999 287 43 17.7 12.9-23.7 33 11.4 7.8-16.5 211 70.9 64.3-76.7
$75,000+ 453 81 17.2 13.4-21.8 38 8.9 6.3-12.6 334 73.9 68.7-78.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,015 182 17.9 15.3-20.9 304 30.6 27.3-34.1 529 51.5 47.8-55.2
No 1,769 267 14.8 12.9-16.9 107 6.6 5.3- 8.1 1,395 78.6 76.2-80.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,746 441 15.8 14.2-17.5 402 14.8 13.3-16.5 1,903 69.4 67.3-71.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,631 270 16.5 14.5-18.7 258 16.0 14.0-18.2 1,103 67.5 64.7-70.1
No 1,170 181 15.0 12.7-17.6 156 13.6 11.4-16.1 833 71.5 68.3-74.5

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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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