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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Falls (Age 45+)

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 4,062 551 12.8 11.6-14.1 661 16.0 14.6-17.5 2,850 71.2 69.5-72.9
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 739 113 14.2 11.3-17.5 130 17.4 14.2-21.2 496 68.4 64.0-72.5
Region 3 371 53 13.1 9.7-17.3 48 13.7 9.9-18.5 270 73.3 67.7-78.2
Region 4 610 93 15.1 12.3-18.5 75 12.7 9.9-16.1 442 72.2 68.1-76.0
Region 5 409 43 9.6 6.9-13.2 66 17.4 13.3-22.4 300 73.0 67.7-77.8
Region 6 327 40 11.5 8.2-15.9 70 21.7 16.9-27.4 217 66.8 60.7-72.4
Region 7 480 63 11.3 8.6-14.7 57 13.3 10.0-17.4 360 75.4 70.7-79.5
Region 8 384 49 12.0 8.9-16.1 74 20.2 16.0-25.2 261 67.8 62.3-72.8
Region 9 345 39 10.2 7.1-14.4 68 20.5 15.8-26.3 238 69.3 63.1-74.8
Region 10 399 59 16.5 12.5-21.5 73 18.1 14.1-23.0 267 65.4 59.7-70.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,483 188 12.2 10.3-14.3 286 19.7 17.3-22.4 1,009 68.1 65.1-70.9
Piedmont 1,737 235 12.9 11.2-14.7 226 13.8 11.9-15.9 1,276 73.4 70.9-75.7
Western NC 844 129 13.9 11.3-16.9 149 17.6 14.5-21.2 566 68.6 64.4-72.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 654 102 15.6 12.3-19.5 115 16.9 13.6-20.7 437 67.5 62.8-71.9
Northwest 607 90 13.7 10.9-17.1 84 13.9 11.0-17.5 433 72.4 68.1-76.3
Charlotte 470 68 14.6 11.4-18.5 56 12.8 9.6-16.8 346 72.6 67.8-76.9
Greensboro 342 40 10.9 7.7-15.1 54 16.9 12.6-22.2 248 72.3 66.4-77.5
Southern Regional 364 46 12.2 8.9-16.4 83 23.6 18.8-29.2 235 64.2 58.3-69.7
Southeast 255 36 12.9 9.0-18.1 44 18.3 13.5-24.3 175 68.8 62.2-74.8
Wake 498 57 10.0 7.5-13.3 63 14.1 10.8-18.3 378 75.9 71.2-80.0
Area L & Eastern 874 113 12.9 10.4-15.9 162 18.2 15.1-21.9 599 68.9 64.8-72.7

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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.

^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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