Gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among older adults.

@article{Stevens2005GenderDF,
  title={Gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among older adults.},
  author={Judy A. Stevens and Ellen D Sogolow},
  journal={Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={115-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To quantify gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among US adults age 65 years and older treated in hospital emergency departments (EDs). METHODS The authors analyzed data from a nationally representative sample of ED visits for January 2001 through December 2001, available through the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP). For each initial ED visit, coders record one principal diagnosis (usually the most severe… CONTINUE READING
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