Percentage of Adults Aged 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 932 36.8 1.2 34.5 39.1
GENDER
Male 311 32.7 1.8 29.2 36.2
Female 621 40.2 1.5 37.2 43.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 17 44.9 9.4 26.4 63.3
Non-Hispanic 913 36.6 1.2 34.3 38.8
RACE
White only 849 35.8 1.2 33.5 38.1
Black or African American only 33 37.1 6.2 24.9 49.3
Other race only 21 59.7 9.2 41.6 77.7
More than one race 15 39.2 9.7 20.3 58.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 44 35.3 5.1 25.2 45.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 290 41.2 2.1 37.0 45.3
Some college 294 38.3 2.0 34.3 42.3
College graduate 304 31.5 1.7 28.1 34.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 46.7 4.3 38.4 55.0
$15,000 to $24,999 163 46.3 3.3 39.7 52.9
$25,000 to $34,999 97 35.5 3.5 28.6 42.4
$35,000 to $49,999 108 30.3 2.8 24.8 35.9
$50,000 or more 312 33.4 1.8 29.9 37.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 306 30.7 1.8 27.2 34.1
Out of work 34 49.8 6.8 36.4 63.2
Homemaker/Student 44 38.8 5.6 27.7 49.8
Retired 350 34.0 1.7 30.6 37.4
Unable to work 192 56.4 3.1 50.3 62.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 349 35.4 1.8 31.8 39.0
1 to less than 20 hours 44 32.9 5.1 22.8 42.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 85 32.6 3.4 25.9 39.3
40 hours or more 204 30.0 2.1 25.9 34.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 484 34.9 1.5 32.0 37.9
Divorced/Seperated 196 41.2 2.8 35.6 46.7
Widowed 193 40.8 2.7 35.5 46.0
Never married 59 33.0 4.3 24.5 41.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 544 46.6 1.7 43.2 50.0
Living without a disability 377 28.1 1.5 25.1 31.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 62 39.7 4.5 31.0 48.5
Rural 101 33.7 3.2 27.4 40.1
Densely-settled rural 154 33.6 2.7 28.3 38.9
Semi-Urban 140 32.4 2.6 27.2 37.5
Urban 475 39.5 1.7 36.1 42.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 876 36.6 1.2 34.3 38.9
Uninsured 53 40.9 5.2 30.7 51.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 199 39.7 2.6 34.6 44.8
No diabetes 732 36.2 1.3 33.6 38.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 132 40.7 3.4 34.0 47.4
No current asthma 793 36.1 1.2 33.7 38.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 566 42.6 1.6 39.4 45.7
No arthritis 355 30.0 1.6 26.8 33.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 176 56.5 3.4 49.8 63.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 729 33.6 1.2 31.2 36.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 163 44.2 3.1 38.0 50.3
Non-smoker 762 35.0 1.2 32.6 37.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 234 36.1 2.2 31.7 40.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 302 36.3 2.0 32.3 40.3
Obese, BMI>=30 356 37.7 1.9 34.0 41.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 568 33.1 1.4 30.4 35.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 361 44.6 2.1 40.5 48.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 149 37.2 2.8 31.7 42.8
Did not serve on active duty 783 36.7 1.3 34.3 39.2

Numerator: Respondents aged 45 years and older who had a fall
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.