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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Falls

How many of these falls caused an injury? By an injury, we mean the fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day or to go see a doctor.

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  Total #
Respondents
Once Twice 3-4 times 5 or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 928 281 30.7 27.0-34.7 61 5.6 4.0- 7.7 25 3.1 1.8- 5.4 5 0.7 0.2- 2.1 556 59.9 55.8-63.9
GENDER
Male 333 80 24.6 18.8-31.4 18 5.2 2.7- 9.8 8 3.8 1.5- 8.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 225 66.2 59.0-72.7
Female 595 201 35.3 30.7-40.2 43 5.9 4.2- 8.2 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 331 55.2 50.3-59.9
RACE
White 737 217 29.1 25.3-33.3 47 5.2 3.7- 7.2 21 3.0 1.8- 5.1 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7 448 61.8 57.4-66.0
African American 152 48 33.0 23.0-44.8 11 7.3 2.8-17.3 4 4.4 1.0-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 89 55.4 44.0-66.2
AGE
45-54 289 90 33.0 26.1-40.6 18 5.9 3.0-11.1 11 5.0 2.3-10.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4 167 54.6 47.0-62.0
55-64 275 70 24.6 19.2-30.9 22 6.3 4.0- 9.9 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 174 66.5 59.9-72.5
65+ 356 118 33.4 27.6-39.8 20 4.5 2.8- 7.3 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 211 60.4 54.0-66.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 65 33.7 25.3-43.3 11 5.4 2.1-13.2 8 2.5 1.1- 5.7 3 1.4 0.3- 5.3 124 56.9 47.7-65.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 74 31.1 24.4-38.7 22 6.9 4.1-11.2 8 2.6 1.1- 6.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 158 58.4 50.7-65.7
Some Post-H.S. 214 71 30.4 23.6-38.0 20 8.5 5.2-13.5 6 6.4 2.3-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 117 54.8 46.3-63.0
College Graduate 238 71 27.7 21.5-34.9 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 155 68.5 61.2-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 67 36.2 27.2-46.3 18 6.6 3.7-11.5 14 9.5 4.7-18.3 2 1.6 0.3- 8.1 105 46.1 37.2-55.2
$15,000- $24,999 162 46 31.2 23.1-40.7 14 6.4 3.6-11.0 7 3.0 1.4- 6.5 2 1.6 0.3- 8.7 93 57.8 48.5-66.6
$25,000- $34,999 105 35 34.0 23.6-46.1 6 4.8 2.0-10.9 1 2.5 0.4-15.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 62 58.1 46.2-69.2
$35,000- $49,999 103 31 27.4 18.6-38.3 8 6.5 2.9-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 64 66.2 54.9-75.8
$50,000+ 217 55 25.3 19.1-32.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 157 72.9 65.5-79.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 86 25 30.9 20.2-44.1 9 11.0 5.5-20.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 48 54.8 42.5-66.5
Appalachia II 62 16 23.5 14.3-36.1 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 3 6.0 1.8-18.3 0 0.0 . - . 40 67.6 54.2-78.6
Appalachia III 57 18 34.1 21.6-49.3 3 3.3 1.0-10.3 1 2.5 0.4-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 35 60.0 45.1-73.3
Catawba 20 10 48.3 26.8-70.4 1 5.1 0.7-28.9 1 3.8 0.5-23.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 42.7 22.4-65.9
Edisto Savannah 110 22 14.5 9.2-22.0 12 11.1 6.1-19.6 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 71 70.5 60.7-78.7
Low Country 86 30 35.6 24.6-48.4 3 2.5 0.7- 8.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 50 60.3 47.6-71.7
Palmetto 77 22 31.0 20.7-43.7 3 2.9 0.9- 9.0 3 2.8 0.9- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 49 63.3 50.7-74.3
Pee Dee 87 27 33.8 23.2-46.4 9 6.6 3.3-12.9 3 5.1 1.6-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 48 54.4 42.3-66.1
Trident 113 30 28.2 17.5-42.1 9 9.7 4.0-21.8 2 4.4 0.7-21.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 71 56.2 43.2-68.5
Upper Savannah 58 15 32.0 18.6-49.3 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 39 63.0 46.5-76.8
Waccamaw 108 39 33.7 24.5-44.3 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 1 3.5 0.5-20.7 62 58.8 47.7-69.0
Wateree 52 21 37.0 23.8-52.6 1 4.6 0.7-26.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 0 0.0 . - . 29 57.8 42.1-72.1
Region***
Region I 144 40 31.3 22.6-41.6 12 8.1 4.5-14.4 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 87 58.0 48.2-67.2
Region II 119 34 28.6 20.5-38.4 6 3.1 1.4- 6.9 4 4.3 1.5-11.5 0 0.0 . - . 75 64.0 54.0-72.9
Region III 97 32 34.4 24.7-45.5 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8 4 3.0 1.1- 8.1 0 0.0 . - . 57 59.3 48.2-69.5
Region IV 139 48 35.2 26.6-44.9 10 5.8 2.6-12.4 4 3.2 1.1- 8.9 0 0.0 . - . 77 55.9 46.2-65.1
Region V 110 22 14.5 9.2-22.0 12 11.1 6.1-19.6 3 2.7 0.9- 8.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 71 70.5 60.7-78.7
Region VI 108 39 33.7 24.5-44.3 5 2.8 1.1- 6.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 1 3.5 0.5-20.7 62 58.8 47.7-69.0
Region VII 113 30 28.2 17.5-42.1 9 9.7 4.0-21.8 2 4.4 0.7-21.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 71 56.2 43.2-68.5
Region VIII 86 30 35.6 24.6-48.4 3 2.5 0.7- 8.2 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 0 0.0 . - . 50 60.3 47.6-71.7

Some demographic sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

A fall is defined as when a person unintentionally comes to rest on the ground or lower level

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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