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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 480 63 11.3 8.6-14.7 57 13.3 10.0-17.4 360 75.4 70.7-79.5
GENDER
Male 195 26 11.5 7.6-16.9 21 11.9 7.4-18.5 148 76.6 69.4-82.6
Female 285 37 11.2 7.8-16.0 36 14.4 10.2-20.1 212 74.3 68.1-79.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 322 46 12.8 9.4-17.3 37 13.9 9.9-19.2 239 73.2 67.4-78.4
Non-Hispanic Black 124 12 8.0 4.2-14.9 16 12.5 7.0-21.3 96 79.4 70.1-86.5
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 288 32 10.1 6.9-14.5 33 13.1 9.1-18.6 223 76.8 70.7-81.9
65+ 192 31 13.8 9.5-19.7 24 13.6 8.8-20.4 137 72.6 65.0-79.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 16 8.9 5.2-15.0 19 14.5 8.8-23.0 129 76.5 67.8-83.5
Some College + 315 47 12.7 9.3-17.2 38 12.7 9.1-17.5 230 74.6 68.9-79.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 174 21 11.7 7.2-18.5 26 16.8 10.8-25.2 127 71.4 62.6-78.9
$50,000+ 215 28 10.9 7.3-15.8 23 11.1 7.2-16.6 164 78.1 71.6-83.4

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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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