Percentage of Adults Ages 45 years and Older with at Least One Fall Related Injury
During the Preceding 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 832 32.5 1.3 30.1 35.0
GENDER
Female 588 35.7 1.5 32.9 38.6
Male 244 28.7 2.1 24.6 32.9
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 813 31.6 1.1 29.3 33.8
Hispanic 18 49.7 11.5 27.2 72.2
RACE
White only 754 31.5 1.2 29.2 33.7
Black or African American only 33 27.0 6.3 14.7 39.4
Other race only 18 49.6 10.9 28.2 71.1
More than one race 25 61.3 10.6 40.5 82.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 58 32.5 5.8 21.1 43.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 266 34.9 2.2 30.6 39.2
Some college 247 32.4 2.1 28.3 36.4
College graduate 261 29.7 1.8 26.1 33.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 44.8 3.9 37.1 52.5
$15,000 to $24,999 177 37.9 3.6 30.8 45.0
$25,000 to $34,999 93 29.5 3.1 23.4 35.6
$35,000 to $49,999 130 35.6 3.3 29.2 42.1
$50,000 or more 215 26.6 1.9 23.0 30.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 258 26.7 1.8 23.1 30.4
Out of work 37 34.1 7.3 19.9 48.4
Homemaker/Student 29 24.2 4.7 14.9 33.5
Retired 335 30.8 1.7 27.6 34.1
Unable to work 172 54.8 3.8 47.3 62.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 328 31.1 1.7 27.7 34.4
1 to less than 20 hours 42 26.7 4.2 18.4 35.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 63 25.0 3.3 18.5 31.6
40 plus hours 181 28.1 2.3 23.6 32.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 404 30.3 1.7 27.1 33.6
Divorced/Separated 181 38.5 3.0 32.7 44.3
Widowed 178 31.9 2.4 27.2 36.7
Never married 66 42.1 5.0 32.3 51.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 321 24.9 1.6 21.8 27.9
Have a disability 507 40.8 1.9 37.0 44.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 55 28.7 4.0 20.8 36.6
Rural 87 30.6 3.2 24.3 37.0
Densely-settled rural 143 30.5 2.9 24.8 36.2
Semi-Urban 130 31.0 2.9 25.4 36.7
Urban 417 34.9 1.9 31.1 38.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 57 32.9 5.4 22.2 43.6
Insured 775 32.5 1.2 30.1 34.9
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 642 31.2 1.4 28.5 33.9
Have diabetes 189 38.0 2.9 32.2 43.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 710 31.0 1.3 28.4 33.6
Current asthma 113 43.1 3.9 35.4 50.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 301 26.3 1.7 22.9 29.7
Have arthritis 527 38.7 1.8 35.2 42.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 651 29.8 1.4 27.1 32.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 160 47.3 3.5 40.5 54.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 686 31.9 1.4 29.2 34.7
Current smoker 143 35.3 3.0 29.4 41.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 245 32.2 2.2 27.9 36.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 230 29.1 2.3 24.6 33.7
Obese, BMI>=30 323 35.6 2.1 31.5 39.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 282 32.8 2.3 28.3 37.3
Participates in leisure time physical activity 550 32.4 1.5 29.4 35.3
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 714 32.7 1.4 30.0 35.4
Served on active duty 118 31.7 2.9 26.1 37.2

Numerator: Respondents ages 45 years and older who reported they had a fall
that resulted in an injury during the preceding 12 months.
Excluding unknowns and refusals.