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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 327 40 11.5 8.2-15.9 70 21.7 16.9-27.4 217 66.8 60.7-72.4
GENDER
Male 136 14 10.7 5.9-18.4 34 26.8 18.9-36.6 88 62.5 52.6-71.5
Female 191 26 12.2 8.2-17.9 36 17.2 12.1-23.8 129 70.5 63.0-77.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 200 29 12.7 8.5-18.7 48 25.5 18.9-33.4 123 61.8 53.7-69.3
Non-Hispanic Black 96 *** *** *** 13 12.8 7.0-22.4 74 77.3 66.4-85.4
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 170 17 9.2 5.5-15.0 43 24.9 18.1-33.1 110 65.9 57.4-73.5
65+ 156 23 15.1 9.7-22.9 26 15.8 10.4-23.2 107 69.1 60.3-76.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 11 8.5 4.3-16.0 34 24.1 16.8-33.3 94 67.4 57.8-75.8
Some College + 186 28 14.2 9.7-20.3 35 19.0 13.3-26.5 123 66.7 58.7-73.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 171 20 12.3 7.6-19.2 39 23.3 16.4-32.0 112 64.4 55.4-72.5
$50,000+ 93 13 11.1 6.3-18.7 16 17.3 10.5-27.1 64 71.6 61.2-80.1

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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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