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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 1,151 282 23.2 19.8-26.9 53 3.3 2.2- 4.9 24 2.3 1.3- 4.0 16 1.4 0.8- 2.7 776 69.8 65.8-73.6
GENDER
Male 392 71 17.8 13.0-24.0 16 3.1 1.6- 5.9 6 1.8 0.6- 4.7 5 0.9 0.3- 2.5 294 76.4 69.9-81.8
Female 759 211 27.4 23.0-32.3 37 3.5 2.1- 5.6 18 2.7 1.4- 5.2 11 1.8 0.8- 4.1 482 64.6 59.4-69.4
RACE
White 780 188 22.5 18.5-27.0 25 2.7 1.6- 4.7 15 1.7 0.8- 3.7 10 1.6 0.7- 3.3 542 71.5 66.7-75.8
African American 259 60 23.6 16.4-32.8 18 4.3 2.3- 7.9 3 2.2 0.5- 8.7 3 1.1 0.2- 5.7 175 68.7 59.4-76.7
Other 70 21 27.4 15.8-43.2 8 6.7 2.3-18.0 5 8.9 3.3-21.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 33 55.7 39.6-70.6
HISPANIC
Yes 19 4 27.3 8.8-59.4 2 6.1 1.2-25.7 2 4.8 1.1-19.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 61.8 32.5-84.4
No 1,095 268 23.0 19.5-26.9 49 3.2 2.1- 4.8 21 2.3 1.3- 4.0 16 1.5 0.8- 2.8 741 70.0 65.9-73.8
AGE
45-54 334 78 20.4 14.9-27.3 23 4.8 2.7- 8.5 8 2.0 0.8- 4.6 11 2.8 1.3- 6.1 214 69.9 62.6-76.4
55-64 334 78 22.2 16.4-29.4 21 3.6 2.0- 6.7 11 3.3 1.3- 8.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.5 222 70.4 62.9-76.9
65+ 483 126 27.3 21.9-33.4 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 5 1.7 0.5- 5.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 340 69.1 62.9-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 65 23.3 16.6-31.7 12 6.8 3.1-14.4 6 2.3 0.8- 7.1 4 1.9 0.6- 5.8 132 65.6 56.1-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 370 79 21.1 15.3-28.3 22 3.4 2.0- 5.9 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7 7 2.7 1.1- 6.7 255 71.7 64.3-78.1
Some Post-H.S. 281 59 20.3 14.5-27.7 10 2.6 1.1- 5.9 10 6.3 3.0-12.8 5 1.0 0.4- 3.0 197 69.8 61.6-76.9
College Graduate 279 78 27.9 20.9-36.3 9 1.6 0.6- 4.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 0 0.0 . - . 191 70.3 62.0-77.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 54 21.8 14.5-31.3 24 10.8 5.9-18.8 13 6.9 3.2-14.4 8 5.4 2.2-12.7 127 55.1 44.9-65.0
$15,000- $24,999 205 53 24.2 16.8-33.5 9 3.0 1.4- 6.6 6 2.9 1.0- 8.2 5 2.3 0.7- 6.6 132 67.7 57.8-76.1
$25,000- $34,999 147 34 25.0 15.8-37.2 6 2.8 1.0- 7.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 105 70.4 58.4-80.2
$35,000- $49,999 113 27 17.8 10.1-29.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 82 80.7 69.0-88.7
$50,000+ 275 59 20.6 14.8-27.9 7 1.6 0.6- 4.1 2 1.4 0.3- 6.1 0 0.0 . - . 207 76.4 68.9-82.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 42 7 15.6 6.6-32.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 34 83.2 66.3-92.6
Appalachia II 89 26 30.3 19.1-44.4 4 3.5 0.8-13.5 2 4.6 1.2-16.9 2 2.8 0.5-14.4 55 58.8 44.7-71.6
Appalachia III 54 9 13.2 5.2-29.6 3 5.6 1.6-17.3 2 4.8 0.8-23.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3 37 74.8 57.1-86.9
Catawba 25 4 15.7 5.4-37.9 2 6.0 1.4-22.0 2 3.8 0.9-14.8 0 0.0 . - . 17 74.4 52.6-88.4
Edisto Savannah 159 44 26.4 19.1-35.3 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 2 1.8 0.3- 9.9 104 68.9 59.7-76.8
Low Country 125 37 32.5 21.2-46.3 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 80 63.4 50.2-74.8
Palmetto 110 30 26.9 16.3-41.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 73 70.6 56.6-81.5
Pee Dee 88 17 15.0 8.3-25.4 6 2.9 1.0- 8.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 63 79.0 67.6-87.1
Trident 121 33 22.0 14.0-32.8 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 2 1.4 0.2- 7.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 81 74.3 63.3-82.9
Upper Savannah 122 27 29.8 17.1-46.8 9 5.5 2.4-12.4 3 1.8 0.4- 7.6 1 2.3 0.3-14.4 82 60.6 45.2-74.1
Waccamaw 153 32 22.7 15.3-32.3 6 5.8 1.7-17.6 3 3.6 0.8-13.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 110 65.6 54.6-75.2
Wateree 48 13 23.6 12.0-41.3 3 6.5 1.9-19.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 0 0.0 . - . 31 69.4 51.6-82.8
Region***
Region I 164 34 22.7 14.0-34.5 10 3.3 1.5- 7.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 116 72.0 60.5-81.2
Region II 143 35 24.4 16.1-35.2 7 4.2 1.6-10.5 4 4.7 1.6-13.1 5 2.4 0.6- 8.9 92 64.2 53.0-74.1
Region III 135 34 23.0 14.5-34.5 6 2.7 0.9- 8.0 4 2.3 0.8- 6.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 90 71.9 60.4-81.2
Region IV 136 30 17.9 11.5-26.7 9 4.1 1.8- 9.0 2 1.3 0.2- 7.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 94 75.8 66.3-83.3
Region V 159 44 26.4 19.1-35.3 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 2 1.8 0.3- 9.9 104 68.9 59.7-76.8
Region VI 153 32 22.7 15.3-32.3 6 5.8 1.7-17.6 3 3.6 0.8-13.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 110 65.6 54.6-75.2
Region VII 121 33 22.0 14.0-32.8 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5 2 1.4 0.2- 7.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 81 74.3 63.3-82.9
Region VIII 125 37 32.5 21.2-46.3 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 80 63.4 50.2-74.8

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

#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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