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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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March 20, 2020
  • Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
  • According to a newly released CDC study, fall-related TBI deaths in the United States increased by 17% from 2008 to 2017—with older adults age 75 and up most at risk for a fall.
  • Healthcare providers can help prevent falls among older adults by implementing CDC’s STEADI initiative with their patients.

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Page last reviewed: March 20, 2020