* Annualized rate per 1,000 population for fall injury episodes for which a health-care professional was contacted either in person or by telephone for advice or treatment.
† Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the noninstitutionalized civilian population.
§ 95% confidence interval.
In 2012, the U.S. rate of nonfatal fall injuries receiving medical attention was 43 per 1,000 population. Rates increased with age for adults aged ≥18 years. Adults aged 18–44 years had the lowest rate of falls (22 per 1,000), and the rate for those aged ≥75 years was higher (121 per 1,000) than for all other age groups.