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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 610 93 15.1 12.3-18.5 75 12.7 9.9-16.1 442 72.2 68.1-76.0
GENDER
Male 283 34 12.5 8.8-17.4 34 13.2 9.2-18.4 215 74.3 68.2-79.7
Female 327 59 17.4 13.4-22.3 41 12.2 8.7-17.0 227 70.4 64.6-75.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 460 75 16.1 12.8-20.1 60 13.9 10.6-18.0 325 70.0 65.1-74.5
Non-Hispanic Black 99 12 11.9 6.6-20.6 *** *** *** 79 81.0 71.4-87.9
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 353 54 14.9 11.3-19.2 47 13.0 9.5-17.4 252 72.2 66.8-77.0
65+ 257 39 15.6 11.2-21.3 28 12.1 8.0-17.8 190 72.3 65.6-78.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 29 13.3 9.1-19.1 34 15.6 10.8-22.0 155 71.1 63.9-77.4
Some College + 391 64 16.5 12.9-20.9 41 10.7 7.7-14.6 286 72.8 67.7-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 35 15.2 10.8-21.0 35 14.3 9.9-20.1 171 70.5 63.6-76.6
$50,000+ 253 42 15.9 11.6-21.3 23 10.0 6.6-15.0 188 74.1 67.8-79.5

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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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