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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 371 53 13.1 9.7-17.3 48 13.7 9.9-18.5 270 73.3 67.7-78.2
GENDER
Male 157 16 9.8 5.9-16.0 18 11.7 6.7-19.7 123 78.5 69.9-85.1
Female 214 37 15.8 11.0-22.2 30 15.3 10.4-22.1 147 68.8 61.2-75.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 295 41 11.9 8.6-16.3 38 14.4 10.1-20.2 216 73.6 67.4-79.0
Non-Hispanic Black 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 202 32 13.4 9.1-19.3 24 14.1 9.0-21.4 146 72.5 64.6-79.2
65+ 168 21 12.6 7.9-19.5 24 13.1 8.5-19.8 123 74.3 66.2-81.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 153 23 13.1 8.4-19.6 21 14.8 9.1-23.1 109 72.1 63.3-79.5
Some College + 218 30 13.0 8.7-19.1 27 12.4 8.3-18.2 161 74.5 67.5-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 31 16.4 11.1-23.6 29 17.9 11.9-26.2 119 65.6 56.9-73.5
$50,000+ 131 16 9.6 5.7-15.7 *** *** *** 105 82.6 74.8-88.3

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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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