Falls are Serious
Falls are Costly
Other Fall Facts
- Women fall more often than men.
- Women are more than twice as likely to suffer a fall-related fracture compared to men.
- Men are at a greater risk to die from a fall compared to women.
- Older white adults are more likely to die from falls compared to older black adults.
- White women have significantly higher hip fracture rates than black women.
- Older non-Hispanic people have higher fall rates than Hispanic people.