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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Falls

Were you injured? (Fall caused you to limit your regular activities for at least a day to go see a doctor)

Denominator excludes respondents less than 45 years of age, respondents not reporting having fallen in the past 3 months, respondents with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

All Adults

794

37.5

33.6-41.5

62.4

58.5-66.4

 

Fall injury by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

45-54

301

42.8

36.0-49.5

57.2

50.5-64.0

55-64

204

33.8

26.2-41.4

66.2

58.4-74.0

65+

289

34.5

28.2-40.8

65.5

59.2-71.8

 

Fall injury by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

295

27.0

21.2-32.8

73.0

67.2-78.8

Female

499

45.8

40.5-51.0

54.3

49.0-59.5

 

Fall injury by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

70

49.5

34.7-64.2

50.5

35.8-65.3

$15,000-24,999

128

33.4

24.4-42.4

66.6

57.6-75.6

$25,000-34,999

92

45.2

32.8-57.6

54.8

42.2-67.3

$35,000-49,999

110

33.7

24.1-43.4

66.3

56.6-75.9

$50,000-74,999

109

35.8

24.9-46.7

64.2

53.3-75.1

$75,000+

179

27.9

19.9-35.9

72.1

64.1-80.1

 

Fall injury by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

79

43.2

30.7-55.8

56.8

43.9-69.7

H.S. or G.E.D.

235

42.3

34.8-49.9

57.7

50.1-65.2

Some Post-H.S.

185

37.7

29.7-45.6

62.3

54.4-70.3

College Graduate

293

31.0

24.6-37.5

69.0

62.5-75.4

 

Fall injury by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

665

37.1

32.9-41.3

62.9

58.7-67.1

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

58

52.7

37.7-67.7

47.3

32.3-62.3

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

13

39.0

6.71-71.3

61.0

28.7-93.3

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

7

 

-

100.0

0100-0100

Hispanic

42

31.8

16.9-46.8

68.1

52.2-84.1

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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