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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-FEMALES

How many of these falls caused an injury?*
By an injury, we mean the fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day or to go see a doctor.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more falls caused an injury No injuries
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,347 534 39.5 36.4-42.7 813 60.5 57.3-63.6
-FEMALES 852 375 45.7 41.8-49.7 477 54.3 50.3-58.2
RACE
White 672 299 46.1 41.7-50.6 373 53.9 49.4-58.3
African American 129 54 44.9 35.1-55.0 75 55.1 45.0-64.9
Other Minorities 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 184 86 46.5 38.5-54.8 98 53.5 45.2-61.5
55-64 260 118 45.6 38.9-52.3 142 54.4 47.7-61.1
65-74 215 86 44.1 36.4-52.0 129 55.9 48.0-63.6
75+ 192 84 45.5 37.6-53.5 108 54.5 46.5-62.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 247 99 41.4 34.6-48.5 148 58.6 51.5-65.4
Some Post-H.S. 237 121 51.1 43.6-58.5 116 48.9 41.5-56.4
College Graduate 255 107 42.8 35.9-50.0 148 57.2 50.0-64.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 130 69 57.0 46.6-66.8 61 43.0 33.2-53.4
$15,000- 24,999 152 65 42.4 33.9-51.3 87 57.6 48.7-66.1
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 119 41 32.5 23.6-42.8 78 67.5 57.2-76.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 480 249 54.7 49.4-60.0 231 45.3 40.0-50.6
No 367 122 34.4 28.9-40.3 245 65.6 59.7-71.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 831 362 45.0 41.0-49.0 469 55.0 51.0-59.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 518 204 40.6 35.7-45.6 314 59.4 54.4-64.3
No 334 171 53.2 46.7-59.6 163 46.8 40.4-53.3

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*This question was asked of those who reported having one or more falls in the past 12 months.

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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