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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Falls (Age 45+)-Males

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 1,205 484 39.5 36.1-43.0 721 60.5 57.0-63.9
-MALES 478 172 34.5 29.4-39.9 306 65.5 60.1-70.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 372 128 34.0 28.3-40.2 244 66.0 59.8-71.7
Non-Hispanic Black 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 128 46 34.7 25.3-45.4 82 65.3 54.6-74.7
55-64 148 66 39.1 30.2-48.7 82 60.9 51.3-69.8
65-74 132 37 27.8 19.7-37.7 95 72.2 62.3-80.3
75+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 136 49 29.0 21.0-38.4 87 71.0 61.6-79.0
Some Post-H.S. 133 59 41.0 31.7-51.0 74 59.0 49.0-68.3
College Graduate 140 37 26.0 18.6-35.1 103 74.0 64.9-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 108 25 24.8 16.2-35.8 83 75.2 64.2-83.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 238 120 49.6 41.5-57.7 118 50.4 42.3-58.5
No 208 40 17.7 12.5-24.4 168 82.3 75.6-87.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 267 127 46.7 39.2-54.4 140 53.3 45.6-60.8
No 210 45 19.6 14.2-26.4 165 80.4 73.6-85.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 74 32.7 25.7-40.6 134 67.3 59.4-74.3
Non-Veteran 270 98 35.6 28.9-43.0 172 64.4 57.0-71.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 97 32 28.0 19.6-38.2 65 72.0 61.8-80.4
Regional City or Suburban County 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 271 97 35.0 27.9-42.7 174 65.0 57.3-72.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 180 44 23.5 17.1-31.5 136 76.5 68.5-82.9
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 172 56 31.6 23.9-40.5 116 68.4 59.5-76.1
Unable to Work 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 239 62 25.8 19.7-32.9 177 74.2 67.1-80.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 182 70 39.1 30.4-48.6 112 60.9 51.4-69.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 185 54 27.7 21.0-35.5 131 72.3 64.5-79.0

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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 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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