States Where Seniors Are Most Likely to Die From a Fall

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Omaha, Nebraska
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25. Nebraska
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 63.9
> Population 65 and over: 14.7% (19th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 4.3% (5th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,409 (23rd lowest)

Orlando, Florida Cityscape
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24. Florida
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 66.3
> Population 65 and over: 19.4% (the highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 1.6% (7th lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $10,511 (5th highest)

Maine

23. Maine
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 67.5
> Population 65 and over: 18.8% (2nd highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.8% (25th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,165 (17th lowest)

Greensboro, North Carolina Skyline
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22. North Carolina
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 67.7
> Population 65 and over: 15.1% (24th lowest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 2.5% (21st lowest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $8,350 (20th lowest)

Philadelphia at night, Pennsylvania
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21. Pennsylvania
> Deaths from falls per 100,000 seniors: 68.5
> Population 65 and over: 17.0% (6th highest)
> Seniors living in nursing home: 3.6% (13th highest)
> Medicare spending per capita: $9,675 (12th highest)