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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Falls

How many of these falls caused an injury?*

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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 1,123 303 28.9 25.0-33.2 54 4.7 3.2- 6.8 37 4.4 2.7- 7.2 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 722 61.7 57.3-66.0
GENDER
Male 363 75 24.7 18.3-32.5 15 3.2 1.6- 6.3 9 3.9 1.7- 8.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 262 68.0 60.1-75.1
Female 760 228 31.8 27.2-36.9 39 5.7 3.5- 9.0 28 4.7 2.5- 8.8 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9 460 57.4 52.1-62.5
RACE
White 773 202 29.8 25.0-35.0 36 3.9 2.5- 6.2 20 3.9 2.1- 7.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 512 62.2 56.9-67.3
African American 244 69 28.4 20.8-37.4 10 3.7 1.4- 9.8 7 2.2 0.7- 6.6 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 154 64.8 55.3-73.2
Other 50 14 22.2 10.1-42.0 5 9.7 2.9-27.8 4 7.5 1.8-26.8 0 0.0 . - . 27 60.5 39.4-78.3
HISPANIC
Yes 9 2 17.6 3.8-53.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 82.4 46.4-96.2
No 1,068 288 29.2 25.2-33.6 52 4.5 3.1- 6.7 32 3.9 2.3- 6.5 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 689 62.1 57.5-66.4
AGE
45-54 276 85 31.8 24.5-40.1 14 3.4 1.6- 7.3 12 5.0 2.3-10.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 162 59.4 50.9-67.4
55-64 322 76 22.7 16.1-30.9 17 5.7 2.9-10.9 14 6.5 2.9-14.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 211 64.6 55.8-72.5
65+ 525 142 31.1 25.7-37.0 23 5.1 2.8- 9.2 11 1.9 0.8- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 349 61.9 55.8-67.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 54 21.8 14.8-30.9 14 12.8 6.9-22.3 8 5.2 1.5-16.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 131 59.9 48.8-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 358 96 28.0 21.7-35.4 16 3.6 1.8- 7.0 9 2.0 0.8- 4.7 5 0.6 0.2- 1.4 232 65.8 58.2-72.7
Some Post-H.S. 288 87 34.9 27.0-43.8 15 2.9 1.1- 7.6 14 7.6 3.4-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 172 54.5 45.7-63.1
College Graduate 268 66 29.1 21.2-38.4 9 1.9 0.9- 4.1 6 3.7 1.3- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 187 65.3 56.0-73.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 208 70 35.7 26.5-46.2 15 8.0 3.9-16.0 15 10.4 4.5-22.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 106 45.3 35.4-55.6
$15,000- $24,999 208 40 17.5 11.3-25.9 16 8.9 4.5-16.8 6 5.5 1.7-16.0 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 143 67.6 56.8-76.8
$25,000- $34,999 135 40 32.8 23.2-44.0 6 2.9 1.1- 7.2 5 6.6 1.8-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 84 57.7 45.9-68.7
$35,000- $49,999 127 34 34.0 22.2-48.2 6 3.0 1.1- 7.8 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 83 62.2 48.3-74.3
$50,000+ 250 59 25.3 17.8-34.5 6 2.4 0.7- 7.9 5 3.1 1.0- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 180 69.2 59.8-77.3
REGION**
Region I 164 52 29.2 20.6-39.6 6 3.4 1.3- 8.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 0 0.0 . - . 105 67.2 56.9-76.2
Region II 127 35 32.8 21.9-46.1 4 2.7 0.7- 9.7 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 85 62.5 49.5-74.0
Region III 144 35 22.3 14.7-32.2 8 7.3 3.3-15.1 6 7.3 2.8-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 95 63.2 52.0-73.1
Region IV 150 43 33.7 24.2-44.6 6 3.4 1.1-10.3 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 97 61.2 50.4-71.1
Region V 121 31 23.3 15.7-33.3 4 4.7 1.5-13.5 5 3.7 1.3- 9.7 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 79 67.0 56.1-76.4
Region VI 150 31 23.4 15.7-33.4 11 7.6 3.9-14.3 7 3.2 1.0- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 101 65.8 55.6-74.8
Region VII 132 36 35.0 24.6-47.1 8 3.7 1.1-12.0 9 11.0 4.7-24.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 78 50.1 38.2-62.0
Region VIII 135 40 32.8 23.7-43.3 7 3.7 1.7- 7.8 3 2.3 0.7- 6.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.7 82 58.7 48.3-68.4

*Includes limiting regular activities for at least a day or prompting a doctor visit.

** 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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