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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Falls (Age 45+)

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 240 92 39.6 31.9-47.9 148 60.4 52.1-68.1
Region 3 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 4 168 67 39.3 31.4-47.8 101 60.7 52.2-68.6
Region 5 110 *** *** *** 72 65.1 54.0-74.7
Region 6 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 7 120 42 36.2 27.0-46.5 78 63.8 53.5-73.0
Region 8 123 55 44.3 34.7-54.3 68 55.7 45.7-65.3
Region 9 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Region 10 130 54 43.2 33.4-53.6 76 56.8 46.4-66.6
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 470 208 43.3 37.8-48.9 262 56.7 51.1-62.2
Piedmont 460 175 37.6 32.6-42.8 285 62.4 57.2-67.4
Western NC 275 101 38.9 31.5-46.8 174 61.1 53.2-68.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 215 80 38.9 30.8-47.6 135 61.1 52.4-69.2
Northwest 173 62 36.4 28.3-45.3 111 63.6 54.7-71.7
Charlotte 124 51 40.3 31.1-50.3 73 59.7 49.7-68.9
Greensboro 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southern Regional 128 61 47.4 37.5-57.5 67 52.6 42.5-62.5
Southeast 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 119 46 38.1 28.7-48.5 73 61.9 51.5-71.3
Area L & Eastern 272 112 38.4 31.3-46.0 160 61.6 54.0-68.7

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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