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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Falls

In the past three months, have you had a fall?

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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 6,197 551 8.4 7.6- 9.3 209 3.1 2.6- 3.8 131 2.1 1.7- 2.7 44 0.9 0.6- 1.2 5,262 85.5 84.3-86.5
GENDER
Male 2,386 191 7.0 5.9- 8.3 75 3.0 2.2- 4.2 49 2.7 1.9- 3.8 21 1.0 0.6- 1.7 2,050 86.3 84.5-88.0
Female 3,811 360 9.6 8.5-10.8 134 3.3 2.7- 4.0 82 1.7 1.3- 2.1 23 0.7 0.4- 1.2 3,212 84.7 83.3-86.1
RACE
White 4,818 451 9.2 8.3-10.3 162 3.0 2.5- 3.7 92 1.9 1.5- 2.5 36 1.0 0.6- 1.4 4,077 84.9 83.6-86.1
African American 1,191 83 5.7 4.4- 7.3 38 3.4 2.1- 5.4 27 2.4 1.3- 4.1 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 1,037 88.0 85.4-90.3
Other 120 14 9.0 4.9-15.8 7 4.0 1.8- 8.6 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 92 83.0 74.9-88.9
HISPANIC
Yes 106 9 11.9 5.1-25.2 3 3.0 0.7-11.7 2 2.2 0.5- 9.0 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 91 81.3 68.4-89.7
No 5,924 529 8.3 7.5- 9.2 195 3.0 2.5- 3.7 121 2.1 1.7- 2.7 41 0.8 0.6- 1.2 5,038 85.7 84.6-86.8
AGE
45-54 1,789 158 8.2 6.8- 9.8 68 3.5 2.5- 4.9 46 2.2 1.5- 3.4 18 1.3 0.8- 2.3 1,499 84.8 82.6-86.8
55-64 1,860 163 8.3 7.0- 9.8 63 3.4 2.6- 4.5 37 2.0 1.4- 3.0 15 0.6 0.3- 1.2 1,582 85.7 83.7-87.4
65+ 2,463 223 8.8 7.6-10.3 78 2.7 2.1- 3.5 47 2.1 1.5- 3.0 11 0.6 0.3- 1.1 2,104 85.8 84.0-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,048 106 10.5 8.4-12.9 49 5.4 3.6- 8.1 43 4.1 2.8- 6.1 17 1.8 1.1- 3.0 833 78.2 74.7-81.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,916 152 7.3 6.1- 8.8 54 2.2 1.6- 3.0 46 2.5 1.7- 3.6 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,652 87.0 85.1-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,476 123 6.9 5.6- 8.4 64 3.9 2.9- 5.4 24 1.8 1.0- 3.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 1,260 86.9 84.8-88.9
College Graduate 1,734 169 9.7 8.1-11.6 41 2.2 1.6- 3.2 18 0.9 0.5- 1.5 10 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1,496 86.7 84.6-88.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 854 88 11.7 9.2-14.9 55 7.0 4.6-10.5 50 6.1 4.2- 8.9 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 645 72.7 68.3-76.7
$15,000- $24,999 952 82 8.5 6.6-10.8 42 3.7 2.6- 5.3 30 3.3 2.1- 5.0 9 1.0 0.5- 2.3 789 83.5 80.5-86.1
$25,000- $34,999 683 71 9.1 6.9-12.0 19 2.3 1.4- 3.9 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0 578 86.4 83.0-89.1
$35,000- $49,999 791 62 6.9 5.2- 9.0 27 4.5 2.8- 7.1 10 1.3 0.6- 2.5 4 0.6 0.2- 2.0 688 86.7 83.5-89.4
$50,000+ 1,882 153 7.8 6.5- 9.4 39 1.7 1.2- 2.5 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 8 0.6 0.3- 1.4 1,665 88.8 87.0-90.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 492 52 11.1 8.2-14.9 18 3.3 2.0- 5.3 12 2.4 1.3- 4.3 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 406 82.5 78.3-86.0
Appalachia II 439 37 7.9 5.6-10.9 12 2.4 1.3- 4.3 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5 6 2.0 0.8- 4.7 377 85.9 81.9-89.1
Appalachia III 330 38 11.0 7.7-15.5 10 2.4 1.3- 4.5 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 273 84.3 79.5-88.2
Catawba 250 12 3.9 2.1- 7.1 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 230 93.0 89.1-95.6
Edisto Savannah 739 55 6.7 5.1- 8.8 31 3.4 2.3- 5.0 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 7 0.7 0.3- 1.4 628 86.2 83.2-88.7
Low Country 676 59 8.7 6.5-11.4 13 2.5 1.3- 5.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0 590 87.2 83.9-89.9
Palmetto 550 48 8.6 6.3-11.5 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 9 1.4 0.7- 2.7 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 472 86.3 82.8-89.2
Pee Dee 497 49 9.8 7.2-13.3 22 3.6 2.3- 5.8 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 8 1.8 0.8- 3.7 408 83.0 78.9-86.4
Trident 700 71 8.1 6.2-10.5 29 5.0 3.0- 8.2 10 2.3 1.0- 5.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 587 84.0 80.1-87.3
Upper Savannah 422 33 7.9 5.5-11.2 13 1.7 1.0- 3.0 13 3.4 1.7- 6.8 0 0.0 . - . 363 86.9 82.8-90.2
Waccamaw 702 60 8.1 6.2-10.5 27 3.7 2.5- 5.5 18 3.1 1.8- 5.5 4 0.9 0.2- 3.2 593 84.2 80.8-87.1
Wateree 323 31 9.7 6.6-14.0 10 3.8 1.9- 7.6 9 3.0 1.3- 6.6 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9 270 82.3 76.8-86.8
Region***
Region I 914 85 9.6 7.6-12.1 31 2.5 1.7- 3.7 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6 4 0.4 0.2- 1.1 769 84.5 81.7-87.0
Region II 769 75 9.3 7.3-11.9 22 2.4 1.5- 3.7 15 1.9 1.0- 3.3 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8 650 85.2 82.2-87.7
Region III 800 60 7.1 5.4- 9.2 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 12 1.3 0.7- 2.3 5 0.6 0.3- 1.6 702 88.5 85.8-90.7
Region IV 820 80 9.8 7.7-12.4 32 3.7 2.5- 5.5 19 2.3 1.3- 3.9 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 678 82.7 79.5-85.5
Region V 739 55 6.7 5.1- 8.8 31 3.4 2.3- 5.0 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 7 0.7 0.3- 1.4 628 86.2 83.2-88.7
Region VI 702 60 8.1 6.2-10.5 27 3.7 2.5- 5.5 18 3.1 1.8- 5.5 4 0.9 0.2- 3.2 593 84.2 80.8-87.1
Region VII 700 71 8.1 6.2-10.5 29 5.0 3.0- 8.2 10 2.3 1.0- 5.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 587 84.0 80.1-87.3
Region VIII 676 59 8.7 6.5-11.4 13 2.5 1.3- 5.0 11 1.1 0.5- 2.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0 590 87.2 83.9-89.9

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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