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Cloudy skies. Low 29F. Winds light and variable..
Cloudy skies. Low 29F. Winds light and variable.
Updated: November 11, 2022 @ 6:23 pm

Fast facts
(Unless otherwise noted, all are per year and for adults age 65+)
Idaho EMS falls data
(Data includes only EMS calls related to falls for 2019/2020 as reported by Idaho DHW)
Monetary costs of falls
Elements of direct medical cost of falls
Common outcomes from falls
Risk factors for falls
Falls are preventable. Risk factors increase the likelihood of falling. Most risk factors can be changed or modified to help prevent falls.
Many risk factors can be changed or modified to help prevent falls. They include:
Effective (and simple) falls prevention interventions
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