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This dashboard displays annual emergency department visit trends for unintentional falls. County is based on the recorded patient county of residence for the ED visit. Race data are not available for 2016. Use the download link at the bottom of the dashboard to download the entire dashboard or specific views as a PDF or other format.

Unintentional falls are identified based on ICD-10-CM codes. Trends may be impacted by missing data. Please contact us with any questions!

Falls Prevention Resources

Falls Prevention Resources

Resource links provided by Lindsay Bailey, MPH, UNC Injury Prevention Coordinator

  • ncfallsprevention.org (local, regional and state falls prevention coalitions)
  • tarheeltrauma.org (injury prevention, education & events)
  • healthyagingnc.com (evidence-based health promotion programs including falls prevention, chronic disease self-management, walk with ease)
  • https://www.nc4a.org/ (16 area agencies on aging covering all of NC, health promotion programming, caregiver support, transportation)