06.06.19

More Elderly Americans Dying From Falls

Source: Medscape

Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a US study suggests. Among all adults 75 and older, mortality from falls climbed 5.1% from 2000 to 2016, researchers report in JAMA. Death rates from falls rose the most—6.4%—among people 95 and up.

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