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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 10 Demographics

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
Region 10 398 58 16.3 12.3-21.3 73 18.1 14.1-23.0 267 65.6 59.9-70.8
GENDER
Male 178 21 11.2 7.0-17.5 40 24.7 17.8-33.3 117 64.1 55.4-72.0
Female 220 37 20.0 14.2-27.4 33 13.4 9.1-19.3 150 66.6 58.9-73.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 265 39 15.9 11.4-21.8 52 20.5 15.3-27.0 174 63.5 56.5-70.0
Non-Hispanic Black 102 14 17.9 10.0-29.8 16 13.0 7.4-21.9 *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 225 25 13.0 8.3-19.7 49 20.9 15.5-27.7 151 66.1 58.5-72.9
65+ 172 32 20.2 13.9-28.3 24 14.4 9.0-22.1 116 65.4 56.5-73.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 24 18.1 11.7-26.9 33 19.1 13.0-27.2 99 62.9 53.6-71.3
Some College + 241 33 14.3 9.9-20.2 40 17.5 12.5-23.9 168 68.3 61.1-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 28 16.3 11.0-23.4 44 20.7 15.1-27.7 130 63.0 55.1-70.3
$50,000+ 131 18 13.3 8.0-21.5 19 15.6 9.5-24.5 94 71.1 61.3-79.2

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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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