Figure 4.3.4: Emergency department visits related to falls
Age-standardized rates per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2005 to 2017
The age-standardized rate of emergency department visits due to falls in Middlesex-London increased significantly between 2015 and 2017. All gains realized in the population with a reduction in falls visits after 2010 have since been lost.
The rate of ED visits due to falls in Middlesex-London is significantly higher than both the Peer Group and the provincial rate in recent years.
ED visits related to falls were higher in females and the rural population.