Table of contents

  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • Report structure
    • Methods
  • 2. Overview
    • Age and sex
    • Indigenous Australians
  • 3. Type of injury
    • Body region injured
    • Nature of injury
  • 4. Causes of fall-related injury
    • How have the causes of fall-related injury cases changed over time?
  • 5. Place of occurrence
    • Residential aged care
    • Remoteness of usual residence
  • 6. Additional episodes of hospital care due to falls by older people
    • Fall-related injury hospital transfer separations
    • Fall-related rehabilitation separations
    • Length of stay
  • Appendix A: Data issues
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • List of boxes
  • Related publications