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NSW fall injury indicators—15 year projections Volume 13 Issue 1-2

Rebecca Mitchell, Jerry Moller

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 13(2) 7 - 7 Published: 2002

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Rebecca Mitchell

Jerry Moller


Falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in older people. In the financial year 1997?98, 16 951 people aged over 65 were hospitalised in NSW for more than one day due to a fall, which represents 14 per cent of all hospitalisations due to injury.