States Where Seniors Are Most Likely to Die From a Fall

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Massachusetts
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30. Massachusetts
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 59.4
> Population 65 and over: 15.4% (25th highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.7% (10th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $10,636 (4th highest)

Cincinnati, Ohio
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29. Ohio
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 60.3
> Population 65 and over: 15.9% (16th highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.6% (12th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $9,394 (15th highest)

Downtown Boise Idaho just after sundown with Capital building
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28. Idaho
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 60.8
> Population 65 and over: 14.7% (20th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 1.6% (8th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $7,543 (5th lowest)

Lynchburg, Virginia, USA Skyline
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27. Virginia
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 61.4
> Population 65 and over: 14.2% (10th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.2% (15th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,091 (16th lowest)

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26. Maryland
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 62.2
> Population 65 and over: 14.1% (8th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.7% (24th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $10,488 (6th highest)