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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 409 43 9.6 6.9-13.2 66 17.4 13.3-22.4 300 73.0 67.7-77.8
GENDER
Male 199 17 7.3 4.3-12.3 32 17.8 12.1-25.3 150 74.9 67.1-81.4
Female 210 26 11.8 7.8-17.5 34 17.0 11.6-24.1 150 71.2 63.6-77.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 293 30 9.2 6.2-13.5 49 18.6 13.7-24.7 214 72.2 65.8-77.8
Non-Hispanic Black 89 *** *** *** 13 15.7 8.4-27.3 *** *** ***
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 221 26 10.9 7.2-16.1 35 18.4 12.9-25.5 160 70.7 63.4-77.2
65+ 188 17 7.5 4.5-12.4 31 15.7 10.7-22.5 140 76.8 69.4-82.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 11 8.1 4.4-14.5 23 19.0 12.2-28.4 98 72.8 63.2-80.7
Some College + 277 32 10.6 7.2-15.4 43 16.2 11.7-22.1 202 73.2 66.7-78.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 16 9.4 5.4-15.9 38 24.7 17.5-33.7 108 65.9 56.7-74.0
$50,000+ 173 20 10.7 6.6-16.9 17 10.0 6.1-16.1 136 79.3 71.9-85.1

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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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