Older Californians At Risk for

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Wallace, Steven; Pourat,, Nadereh; Durazo, Eva; Leos, Rosana;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: injuries | elderly | Other Public Health | Public Health and Community Nursing | elder | falls | fall | older | california | aging | injury | Medicine and Health Sciences
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This policy brief examines the growing rate of repeated falls among senior citizens, comparing data from the 2003 and 2007 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). The authors found that over half million older Californians (565,000) fell more than once in 2007—about ... View more
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