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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Falls

In the past 3 months, how many times have you fallen*?

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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 7,525 702 8.6 7.7- 9.5 239 3.0 2.4- 3.6 127 1.6 1.2- 2.2 98 1.6 1.2- 2.1 6,359 85.3 84.0-86.4
GENDER
Male 2,696 223 7.5 6.3- 8.9 94 2.9 2.1- 4.0 39 1.9 1.2- 3.1 41 1.9 1.3- 2.9 2,299 85.8 83.7-87.6
Female 4,829 479 9.5 8.4-10.7 145 3.1 2.4- 3.9 88 1.3 0.9- 1.8 57 1.3 0.9- 1.9 4,060 84.8 83.3-86.2
RACE
White 5,112 498 9.1 8.1-10.2 146 2.9 2.2- 3.7 80 1.6 1.1- 2.4 63 1.7 1.2- 2.4 4,325 84.7 83.2-86.2
African American 1,822 146 6.7 5.3- 8.4 69 3.5 2.3- 5.1 27 1.2 0.7- 2.2 21 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,559 87.5 85.1-89.6
Other 303 36 10.8 7.0-16.3 16 2.8 1.3- 5.9 10 2.6 0.9- 6.9 10 2.6 1.2- 5.5 231 81.2 74.7-86.3
HISPANIC
Yes 110 11 10.8 5.0-21.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 4 1.6 0.6- 4.6 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 90 86.0 75.6-92.5
No 7,172 673 8.6 7.8- 9.6 228 3.0 2.5- 3.7 114 1.6 1.1- 2.2 92 1.6 1.2- 2.2 6,065 85.2 83.9-86.4
AGE
45-54 2,004 191 8.0 6.6- 9.7 75 3.1 2.1- 4.5 33 2.1 1.2- 3.7 39 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,666 84.6 82.2-86.8
55-64 2,253 194 8.3 6.8-10.0 74 3.7 2.6- 5.1 37 1.2 0.7- 2.0 33 1.6 0.9- 2.7 1,915 85.3 83.0-87.3
65+ 3,268 317 9.4 8.1-10.9 90 2.2 1.7- 3.0 57 1.4 1.0- 2.0 26 0.9 0.6- 1.6 2,778 86.0 84.3-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,156 106 7.5 5.7- 9.9 62 5.9 4.0- 8.5 32 2.1 1.3- 3.3 26 3.1 1.8- 5.4 930 81.4 77.8-84.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,540 204 7.6 6.3- 9.2 83 2.9 2.1- 3.9 49 2.0 1.2- 3.3 37 1.9 1.2- 3.1 2,167 85.6 83.4-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,708 179 9.3 7.6-11.3 53 2.5 1.7- 3.7 24 1.5 0.8- 2.7 28 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,424 84.8 82.3-87.1
College Graduate 2,104 211 9.5 8.0-11.4 41 2.2 1.3- 3.6 22 1.1 0.4- 2.6 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 1,823 87.0 84.7-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 974 110 10.4 7.8-13.7 55 5.9 3.8- 8.9 31 2.6 1.6- 4.2 35 4.6 2.9- 7.2 743 76.5 72.1-80.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,231 107 7.2 5.5- 9.4 45 3.6 2.3- 5.6 32 3.4 1.9- 6.1 26 2.7 1.6- 4.8 1,021 83.0 79.4-86.0
$25,000- $34,999 818 90 9.6 7.2-12.7 37 6.4 4.1- 9.8 12 0.9 0.4- 1.8 8 1.1 0.4- 2.9 671 82.0 77.9-85.5
$35,000- $49,999 939 78 9.2 6.8-12.3 20 1.3 0.7- 2.5 12 1.0 0.4- 2.4 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6 824 88.3 85.0-90.9
$50,000+ 2,274 203 8.4 7.1-10.1 43 1.9 1.1- 3.0 17 1.3 0.6- 2.7 14 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,997 87.2 85.0-89.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 313 26 9.8 6.5-14.6 10 3.2 1.6- 6.3 3 0.6 0.2- 1.7 3 1.0 0.3- 2.9 271 85.5 80.3-89.5
Appalachia II 503 52 8.4 5.9-11.8 22 3.9 2.2- 6.8 9 1.4 0.6- 3.4 7 2.1 0.9- 5.0 413 84.2 79.7-87.9
Appalachia III 420 30 6.3 3.8-10.3 9 1.7 0.7- 4.1 7 1.1 0.4- 3.3 9 3.1 1.3- 7.2 365 87.7 82.6-91.4
Catawba 175 13 5.3 2.9- 9.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 3 3.6 1.0-12.0 7 3.8 1.6- 8.5 150 86.3 78.9-91.3
Edisto Savannah 938 105 11.2 9.0-14.0 26 2.8 1.7- 4.5 16 2.0 1.1- 3.6 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2 777 82.3 79.0-85.2
Low Country 911 70 8.2 6.2-10.7 31 3.6 2.0- 6.5 19 1.4 0.9- 2.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 786 86.3 83.0-89.1
Palmetto 772 72 8.1 5.8-11.1 23 3.3 1.7- 6.5 13 1.8 0.8- 4.0 4 0.5 0.1- 1.5 660 86.3 82.3-89.6
Pee Dee 498 51 10.1 7.3-14.0 18 3.4 1.6- 7.0 13 1.5 0.8- 2.7 6 1.4 0.5- 3.6 410 83.6 78.9-87.4
Trident 860 81 9.7 7.3-12.7 22 2.5 1.5- 4.3 13 1.4 0.6- 3.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 737 85.7 82.2-88.7
Upper Savannah 693 70 10.8 7.3-15.5 32 5.2 3.2- 8.4 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 8 1.3 0.5- 3.1 568 81.4 76.3-85.6
Waccamaw 949 95 8.1 6.4-10.3 32 3.2 1.8- 5.4 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 21 2.3 1.2- 4.2 794 85.8 82.7-88.3
Wateree 409 29 7.5 4.7-11.7 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 9 2.8 1.2- 6.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.8 360 87.2 82.2-91.0
Region***
Region I 1,006 96 10.2 7.7-13.5 42 4.1 2.7- 6.1 18 0.9 0.5- 1.6 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2 839 83.7 80.1-86.7
Region II 923 82 7.6 5.7-10.0 31 3.0 1.8- 4.9 16 1.3 0.6- 2.6 16 2.5 1.4- 4.6 778 85.6 82.3-88.4
Region III 947 85 7.1 5.4- 9.4 25 2.5 1.3- 4.7 16 2.4 1.2- 5.1 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 810 86.3 82.8-89.2
Region IV 907 80 9.1 7.0-11.8 24 2.6 1.4- 4.7 22 2.0 1.1- 3.5 11 1.3 0.6- 2.8 770 85.0 81.7-87.9
Region V 938 105 11.2 9.0-14.0 26 2.8 1.7- 4.5 16 2.0 1.1- 3.6 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2 777 82.3 79.0-85.2
Region VI 949 95 8.1 6.4-10.3 32 3.2 1.8- 5.4 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 21 2.3 1.2- 4.2 794 85.8 82.7-88.3
Region VII 860 81 9.7 7.3-12.7 22 2.5 1.5- 4.3 13 1.4 0.6- 3.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 737 85.7 82.2-88.7
Region VIII 911 70 8.2 6.2-10.7 31 3.6 2.0- 6.5 19 1.4 0.9- 2.2 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 786 86.3 83.0-89.1

*When a person unintentionally comes to rest on the ground or another 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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