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New AIHW release: Trends in hospitalised injury due to falls in older people 2007-08 to 2016-17

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released Trends in hospitalised injury due to falls in older people 2007-08 to 2016-17.

This report focuses on trends in fall-related hospital care for people aged 65 and over from 2002–03 to 2016–17. Rates of fall-related injury increased over the period for men (3% per year) and women (2%). The rate of fall-related hip fractures decreased by 2% per year between 2002–03 and 2016–17; in contrast, falls resulting in head injuries increased at a rate of 7% per year.

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