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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-MALES

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
-MALES 1,922 228 11.2 9.7-12.9 269 14.3 12.5-16.3 1,425 74.5 72.2-76.7
RACE
White 1,507 178 10.8 9.2-12.7 210 14.2 12.2-16.4 1,119 75.0 72.4-77.4
African American 307 37 11.8 7.9-17.1 48 16.2 11.8-21.8 222 72.0 65.6-77.7
Other Minorities 95 11 15.8 8.2-28.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 454 47 10.8 7.9-14.7 56 12.8 9.6-16.9 351 76.3 71.5-80.6
55-64 639 62 9.2 7.0-12.0 96 15.6 12.6-19.1 481 75.2 71.2-78.8
65-74 517 70 12.5 9.8-15.8 59 12.3 9.2-16.1 388 75.3 70.8-79.2
75+ 310 47 14.4 10.7-19.1 58 18.9 14.2-24.7 205 66.7 60.4-72.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 269 33 9.9 6.8-14.1 49 20.5 15.3-26.9 187 69.6 63.0-75.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 517 65 12.3 9.5-15.7 82 14.7 11.5-18.6 370 73.0 68.5-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 462 51 10.8 7.8-14.7 65 13.6 10.5-17.4 346 75.7 70.9-79.9
College Graduate 668 78 11.3 8.9-14.4 73 10.2 8.0-12.9 517 78.5 74.8-81.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 25 11.8 7.7-17.8 43 25.9 18.9-34.6 112 62.2 53.7-70.1
$15,000- 24,999 292 39 12.0 8.5-16.8 64 24.7 19.0-31.4 189 63.3 56.4-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 172 22 14.4 8.3-24.1 24 13.1 8.6-19.6 126 72.5 63.2-80.1
$35,000- 49,999 233 24 10.4 6.7-15.7 28 10.9 7.3-16.0 181 78.7 72.3-83.9
$50,000- 74,999 240 24 10.2 6.6-15.5 28 12.1 8.0-17.9 188 77.7 71.0-83.3
$75,000+ 490 54 9.4 7.0-12.5 44 8.4 6.0-11.6 392 82.2 78.2-85.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 612 88 13.3 10.4-16.9 175 29.3 25.2-33.9 349 57.3 52.6-61.9
No 1,299 140 10.3 8.6-12.2 91 7.2 5.7- 9.1 1,068 82.5 80.0-84.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 86 11.7 9.4-14.6 92 14.2 11.3-17.6 499 74.1 70.2-77.7
Non-Veteran 1,244 141 10.9 9.0-13.1 177 14.4 12.2-16.9 926 74.7 71.7-77.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,110 141 12.0 10.0-14.5 169 16.2 13.7-19.1 800 71.8 68.5-74.8
No 812 87 10.0 7.9-12.6 100 11.8 9.5-14.5 625 78.2 74.8-81.3

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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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