Older Adult Falls Data & Statistics
Cost of Fall Injuries in Older Persons in the United States, 2005
Total Lifetime Medical Costs of Unintentional Fatal Fall-Related Injuries* in People 65 Years and Older By Sex and Age, United States, 2005
Rate* of Nonfatal, Medically Consulted Fall Injury Episodes,† by Age Group
In 2010, the overall rate of nonfatal fall injury episodes for which a health-care professional was contacted was 43 per 1,000 population. Persons aged ≥75 years had the highest rate (115).
Graphic source: MMWR Quickstats, 02/03/2012
- QuickStats: Rate of Nonfatal, Medically Consulted Fall Injury Episodes, by Age Group
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