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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 383 49 12.0 8.9-16.1 74 20.2 16.0-25.2 260 67.8 62.3-72.8
GENDER
Male 169 13 8.1 4.6-13.9 26 17.3 11.6-25.1 130 74.6 66.4-81.4
Female 214 36 15.3 10.7-21.3 48 22.5 16.8-29.4 130 62.2 54.8-69.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 255 34 12.4 8.6-17.5 48 20.1 15.1-26.2 173 67.5 60.8-73.5
Non-Hispanic Black 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 207 29 13.7 9.3-19.8 40 20.6 15.0-27.5 138 65.7 58.2-72.5
65+ 177 20 9.7 6.0-15.1 34 19.6 13.8-27.1 123 70.7 62.8-77.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 20 10.4 6.4-16.6 38 22.6 16.4-30.3 125 67.0 58.9-74.2
Some College + 199 29 13.9 9.5-19.9 36 17.8 12.5-24.6 134 68.4 60.8-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 30 14.8 10.2-21.1 42 23.0 16.8-30.6 117 62.2 54.2-69.6
$50,000+ 113 12 9.8 5.4-17.0 14 12.7 7.2-21.3 87 77.5 68.1-84.8

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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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