Percentage of Adults Aged 45 years and Older With at Least One Fall Related Injury

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1022 38.0 1.1 35.9 40.1
GENDER
Male 294 31.1 1.7 27.8 34.5
Female 728 43.0 1.4 40.3 45.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 24 36.5 7.0 22.7 50.3
Non-Hispanic 991 38.0 1.1 35.9 40.2
RACE
White only 915 37.5 1.1 35.3 39.7
Black or African American only 40 39.2 6.1 27.3 51.2
Other race only 25 54.7 7.8 39.4 69.9
More than one race 31 43.3 6.9 29.8 56.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 73 46.0 4.5 37.2 54.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 306 35.9 1.9 32.2 39.6
Some college 321 39.9 2.0 36.0 43.7
College graduate 322 34.8 1.8 31.4 38.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 57.4 3.4 50.8 63.9
$15,000 to $24,999 196 43.0 2.8 37.6 48.4
$25,000 to $34,999 98 34.8 3.3 28.5 41.2
$35,000 to $49,999 131 36.7 3.0 30.9 42.5
$50,000 or more 272 30.9 1.8 27.4 34.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 293 30.8 1.7 27.4 34.2
Out of work 37 39.3 5.8 27.9 50.8
Homemaker/Student 63 46.8 5.1 36.8 56.9
Retired 369 33.0 1.6 29.9 36.1
Unable to work 257 60.4 2.7 55.0 65.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 374 35.6 1.7 32.3 39.0
1 to less than 20 hours 57 28.5 3.6 21.4 35.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 85 39.0 3.7 31.8 46.2
40 hours to less than 60 hours 198 29.4 2.1 25.3 33.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 495 34.0 1.4 31.3 36.8
Divorced/Seperated 243 47.8 2.6 42.6 52.9
Widowed 214 39.6 2.4 34.9 44.3
Never married 67 43.9 4.9 34.2 53.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 635 48.1 1.6 45.0 51.2
Living without a disability 384 28.0 1.4 25.3 30.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 52 32.2 4.2 23.9 40.4
Rural 122 39.5 3.3 33.1 45.9
Densely-settled rural 172 34.4 2.5 29.4 39.4
Semi-Urban 160 38.8 2.7 33.5 44.2
Urban 516 39.3 1.6 36.2 42.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 943 37.0 1.1 34.8 39.2
Uninsured 76 48.1 4.4 39.5 56.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 237 40.5 2.3 35.9 45.1
No diabetes 781 37.2 1.2 34.8 39.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 196 62.1 3.1 56.0 68.2
No current asthma 810 33.9 1.1 31.7 36.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 665 45.5 1.5 42.5 48.4
No arthritis 355 29.3 1.6 26.3 32.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 209 58.4 3.0 52.5 64.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 783 34.0 1.2 31.7 36.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 196 51.2 2.9 45.5 56.8
Non-smoker 817 35.1 1.2 32.9 37.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 279 39.1 2.1 34.9 43.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 298 34.0 1.8 30.4 37.6
Obese, BMI>=30 394 39.5 1.8 35.9 43.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 627 35.0 1.3 32.4 37.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 393 43.2 1.9 39.5 46.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 158 36.3 2.6 31.3 41.4
Did not serve on active duty 864 38.4 1.2 36.1 40.8

Numerator: Respondents aged 45 years and older who had a fall
that resulted in an injury during the preceding 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents aged 45 years and older who had reported a fall during the preceding 12 months,
excluding unknowns and refusals.