Percentage of Adults Ages 45 years and Older with at Least One Fall Related Injury
During the Preceding Three Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 823 71.0 1.5 68.1 73.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 321 78.8 2.2 74.5 83.0
Female 502 65.4 2.0 61.5 69.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
45-54 years 198 71.0 2.9 65.3 76.6
55-64 years 226 67.8 2.8 62.3 73.3
65+ years 399 73.6 2.1 69.5 77.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic . . . . .
Non-Hispanic 802 70.6 1.5 67.6 73.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 742 71.7 1.5 68.7 74.8
Black Only 30 47.8 8.6 31.0 64.7
Other Race Only . . . . .
More than One Race . . . . .
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 54 70.8 5.4 60.3 81.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 261 72.4 2.7 67.1 77.6
Some College 217 65.9 3.0 60.1 71.7
College Graduate 289 74.0 2.4 69.2 78.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 73 49.8 5.7 38.6 60.9
$15,000 - $24,999 156 72.5 3.3 66.0 78.9
$25,000 - $34,999 101 75.0 4.5 66.1 83.8
$35,000 - $49,999 142 76.2 3.6 69.1 83.2
$50,000+ 239 73.7 2.5 68.7 78.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 327 74.5 2.3 70.1 78.9
Out of Work . . . . .
Homemaker / Student 35 72.1 6.5 59.4 84.8
Retired 356 74.7 2.3 70.3 79.1
Unable to Work 76 50.4 4.7 41.2 59.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 349 74.5 2.2 70.2 78.9
1-19 Hours 45 82.4 5.8 71.1 93.8
20-39 Hours 81 66.4 4.8 57.0 75.9
40 + Hours 232 76.0 2.6 70.8 81.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 441 72.9 1.9 69.2 76.6
Divorced / Separated 154 62.9 3.9 55.4 70.5
Widowed 167 67.8 3.3 61.3 74.3
Never Married 60 78.8 5.3 68.5 89.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 45 74.1 6.1 62.1 86.1
Rural 123 74.1 3.8 66.7 81.5
Densely-settled Rural 113 73.7 3.9 66.1 81.2
Semi-urban 158 72.8 3.3 66.2 79.3
Urban 384 68.3 2.3 63.8 72.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 414 65.2 2.2 61.0 69.4
Living without a Disability 406 77.3 2.0 73.3 81.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 55 75.0 5.7 63.8 86.3
Insured 767 70.7 1.6 67.6 73.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 155 69.0 3.4 62.3 75.7
No Diabetes 666 71.4 1.7 68.1 74.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 78 55.6 4.7 46.4 64.9
No Current Asthma 739 73.2 1.5 70.1 76.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 239 63.1 2.9 57.4 68.7
Excellent to Good 582 74.8 1.7 71.4 78.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 100 53.1 4.1 45.0 61.1
<14 days mental health not good 704 74.0 1.6 70.9 77.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 114 66.8 4.1 58.9 74.8
Non-Smoker 705 72.0 1.6 68.9 75.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 228 69.2 2.9 63.5 74.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 280 75.6 2.5 70.8 80.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 287 67.4 2.6 62.4 72.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 534 73.8 1.8 70.2 77.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 289 66.6 2.6 61.5 71.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 220 69.4 2.9 63.6 75.1
No Arthritis 162 71.2 3.4 64.6 77.9

Numerator: Respondents ages 45 years and older who reported they had a fall
that resulted in an injury during the preceding three months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 45 years and older who had reported a fall, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults ages 45 years and older with at least one fall related injury during the preceding three months among
categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.