Falls – Older Adults
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Publications and Resources
Older adult falls prevention guides for health care professionals, brochures, posters and more.
Data & Statistics
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
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