Injuries suffered in falls can have all kinds of negative impacts on a person’s life. Unfortunately, such injuries appear to be going up among women here in the United States.
According to federal data, the rate of fall injuries among women for the 2011 to 2014 time period was 51 injured for every 1,000 individuals. In contrast, in the 2005 to 2008 time period, the rate was 47 injured per 1,000. Why do you think fall injuries among women have been trending up lately?