Table 2

Annual rate of injuries from falls by severity: medically treated injuries from ACC claims, hospital admissions and deaths (ACC data for 2009–2013, hospital admissions for 2004–2013 and mortality data for 2004–2010)

SourceHomeOther defined settingAll defined settingsUndefined settings
ACC (medically treated)292 879 (53%)258 907 (47%)551 786 (100%)50 404
Hospital admissions15 209 (50%)14 924 (50%)30 133 (100%)6446
Deaths149 (39%)232 (61%)381 (100%)36
  • ACC, Accident Compensation Corporation.