States Where Seniors Are Most Likely to Die From a Fall

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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45. Indiana
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 40.4
> Population 65 and over: 14.6% (14th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.7% (11th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $9,038 (18th highest)

New York Columbus Circle
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44. New York
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 41.7
> Population 65 and over: 15.0% (22nd lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.3% (17th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $10,951 (2nd highest)

Louisville, Kentucky
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43. Kentucky
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 42.7
> Population 65 and over: 15.2% (25th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.3% (16th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,826 (20th highest)

Greenville, South Carolina
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42. South Carolina
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 44.8
> Population 65 and over: 16.2% (12th highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.1% (13th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,361 (21st lowest)

Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia
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41. Georgia
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 45.1
> Population 65 and over: 12.8% (4th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.2% (14th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,553 (22nd highest)