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

Falls

In the past 3 months, have you had a fall?

Denominator excludes respondents less than 45 years of age, 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

6456

11.9

11.0-12.8

88.1

87.2-89.0

 

Falls by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

45-54

2334

12.5

10.9-14.1

87.5

85.9-89.1

55-64

1680

11.1

9.43-12.9

88.8

87.1-90.6

65+

2442

11.8

10.4-13.3

88.1

86.7-89.6

 

Falls by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Male

2525

11.4

9.98-12.8

88.6

87.2-90.0

Female

3931

12.3

11.1-13.5

87.7

86.5-88.9

 

Falls by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

< $15,000

499

13.6

9.84-17.3

86.4

82.7-90.2

$15,000-24,999

895

13.6

11.1-16.2

86.4

83.8-88.9

$25,000-34,999

604

16.0

12.3-19.6

84.0

80.4-87.7

$35,000-49,999

846

12.3

9.88-14.7

87.7

85.3-90.1

$50,000-74,999

880

11.6

9.22-14.0

88.4

86.0-90.8

$75,000+

1743

9.7

8.08-11.3

90.3

88.7-91.9

 

Falls by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

Less than H.S.

591

12.9

9.72-16.0

87.1

84.0-90.3

H.S. or G.E.D.

1955

12.2

10.4-13.9

87.8

86.1-89.6

Some Post-H.S.

1416

12.0

10.1-13.9

88.0

86.1-89.9

College Graduate

2477

11.4

9.91-12.8

88.6

87.2-90.1

 

Falls by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Yes

C.I.

No

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

5310

12.3

11.3-13.3

87.7

86.7-88.7

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

506

10.7

7.62-13.8

89.3

86.2-92.4

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

186

6.7

2.47-11.0

93.3

88.8-97.7

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

32

20.3

5.99-34.6

79.7

64.9-94.5

Hispanic

351

12.0

8.11-15.9

88.0

84.1-91.9

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

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