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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 345 39 10.2 7.1-14.4 68 20.5 15.8-26.3 238 69.3 63.1-74.8
GENDER
Male 141 *** *** *** 29 21.0 14.1-30.1 103 72.6 63.2-80.3
Female 204 30 13.6 8.9-20.1 39 20.1 14.0-28.0 135 66.3 58.0-73.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 224 26 11.5 7.4-17.5 50 23.3 17.4-30.6 148 65.1 57.4-72.2
Non-Hispanic Black 96 *** *** *** 14 16.4 8.7-28.6 *** *** ***
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-64 185 22 9.5 5.7-15.3 43 22.2 15.8-30.4 120 68.2 59.7-75.7
65+ 159 17 11.3 6.8-18.1 24 17.2 11.1-25.7 118 71.5 62.5-79.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 21 10.8 6.8-16.8 37 24.7 17.3-34.0 99 64.4 55.1-72.8
Some College + 188 18 9.5 5.3-16.2 31 15.8 10.8-22.4 139 74.8 66.8-81.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 19 9.8 6.1-15.6 37 23.3 16.5-31.8 104 66.8 58.0-74.6
$50,000+ 115 13 11.5 6.0-21.1 17 13.2 7.8-21.5 85 75.2 64.9-83.3

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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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