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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-Whites

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
-Whites 3,615 522 13.7 12.5-15.0 545 15.2 13.9-16.7 2,548 71.0 69.3-72.8
GENDER
Male 1,507 178 10.8 9.2-12.7 210 14.2 12.2-16.4 1,119 75.0 72.4-77.4
Female 2,108 344 16.2 14.4-18.2 335 16.2 14.4-18.1 1,429 67.7 65.2-70.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,564 515 13.7 12.5-15.1 540 15.3 14.0-16.8 2,509 71.0 69.2-72.7
AGE
45-54 712 91 12.6 10.1-15.6 105 14.7 11.9-17.9 516 72.7 68.8-76.3
55-64 1,063 148 13.6 11.5-16.0 171 16.0 13.7-18.6 744 70.4 67.3-73.4
65-74 1,066 153 12.6 10.7-14.9 139 13.6 11.3-16.4 774 73.7 70.6-76.6
75+ 769 126 16.5 13.8-19.7 129 17.4 14.5-20.7 514 66.1 62.2-69.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 380 50 10.8 7.9-14.4 79 22.0 17.4-27.5 251 67.2 61.5-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 992 136 12.8 10.7-15.2 156 14.9 12.5-17.6 700 72.4 69.1-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 948 137 14.5 12.1-17.4 150 15.7 13.3-18.5 661 69.8 66.3-73.0
College Graduate 1,289 199 15.3 13.2-17.7 160 11.6 9.8-13.6 930 73.1 70.3-75.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 283 38 11.0 7.6-15.6 80 30.5 24.5-37.2 165 58.6 51.7-65.1
$15,000- 24,999 518 80 12.7 10.0-16.0 107 23.2 18.9-28.1 331 64.1 59.0-68.9
$25,000- 34,999 348 52 13.6 10.1-18.0 56 16.3 12.4-21.1 240 70.1 64.5-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 447 62 12.5 9.5-16.3 68 15.0 11.3-19.7 317 72.5 67.2-77.1
$50,000- 74,999 432 55 14.0 10.5-18.4 53 12.8 9.5-17.0 324 73.2 68.0-77.8
$75,000+ 821 124 14.4 11.8-17.5 75 9.3 7.2-11.9 622 76.3 72.7-79.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,236 200 14.9 12.8-17.2 376 30.9 27.9-34.1 660 54.2 50.9-57.5
No 2,362 322 13.2 11.7-14.9 164 7.3 6.2- 8.7 1,876 79.5 77.5-81.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 606 82 12.7 10.1-15.8 85 14.5 11.5-18.2 439 72.8 68.6-76.6
Non-Veteran 3,008 440 13.9 12.5-15.4 460 15.4 13.9-17.0 2,108 70.7 68.7-72.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,123 310 13.9 12.3-15.6 343 16.8 15.0-18.9 1,470 69.3 66.9-71.6
No 1,492 212 13.5 11.5-15.6 202 13.1 11.2-15.2 1,078 73.5 70.8-76.0

Back to Falls (Age 45+).

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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