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Deaths from Falls

Falls: Deaths

Deaths from Falls: 15,019 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 13,162 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 5.0 per 100,000 in Canada 19971

Falls: Suicide

Suicide deaths related to Falls: 0.6 per 100,000 with 171 cases of "self-inflicted" fall deaths in Canada 19971

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Falls: 15,019 per year, 1,251 per month, 288 per week, 41 per day, 1 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 15,019 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 13,162 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 5.0 per 100,000 in Canada 19971

Death statistics for Falls

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Falls:

  • 5.5 per 100,000 people died from a fall injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 5.3 per 100,000 people died from an unintentional fall injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.2 per 100,000 people died from a suicidal fall injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 52 people per 100,000 population over 65 die from falls in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 7.2 per 100,000 males died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 3.9 per 100,000 females died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • Death statistics by racial and gender groups in the USA:
    • 4.1 per 100,000 Hispanic people died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 5.4 per 100,000 Hispanic males died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 2.8 per 100,000 Hispanic females died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 5.3 per 100,000 non-Hispanic people died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 7.3 per 100,000 non-Hispanic males died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 3.9 per 100,000 non-Hispanic females died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 5.6 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white people died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 7.5 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white males died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 4.2 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white females died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 3.3 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black people died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 5.2 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black males died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 2 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black females died from fall Injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)

Falls: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Falls:

  • 1,136 men per 100,000 population aged 65-74 are hospitalised for falls in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 1,624 women per 100,000 population aged 65-74 are hospitalised for falls in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • 4,778 men per 100,000 population over 75 are hospitalised for falls in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
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Footnotes:
1. Canadian Injury Data, Statistics Canada, 1996-1997

 

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