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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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
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
GENDER
Male 319 36 9.4 6.4-13.7 62 17.7 13.0-23.5 221 72.9 66.5-78.5
Female 420 77 18.6 14.3-23.9 68 17.2 12.9-22.5 275 64.2 58.2-69.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 668 101 13.9 11.0-17.5 116 16.8 13.6-20.7 451 69.2 64.7-73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 358 45 12.0 8.3-17.1 72 19.3 14.7-24.8 241 68.7 62.4-74.3
65+ 377 67 16.9 12.9-21.9 56 13.2 9.7-17.9 254 69.8 63.9-75.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 302 43 12.5 8.9-17.3 57 19.6 14.4-26.2 202 67.9 60.9-74.1
Some College + 437 70 15.6 11.6-20.6 73 15.5 11.8-20.0 294 68.9 63.2-74.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 381 58 14.5 10.5-19.5 80 21.7 16.6-27.8 243 63.9 57.4-69.9
$50,000+ 228 31 13.1 8.5-19.6 34 13.2 8.9-19.1 163 73.7 66.1-80.2

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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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