Table 4: Immediate consequences of falls beyond home ( ).

AllGroup
Single Repeat Very frequent

Falls ( )2491915278

InjuryMinor injuries45 (18%)5 (26%)32 (21%)8 (10%)
Head or facial injury19 (8%)2 (11%)16 (11%)1 (1%)
No injury*16 (6%)2 (11%)8 (5%)6 (8%)
Shaken or embarrassed12 (5%)012 (8%)0
Fracture/dislocation8 (3%)1 (5%)6 (4%)1 (1%)
Total100 (40%)10 (53%)74 (49%)16 (21%)

RecoveryStood alone75 (30%)7 (37%)40 (26%)28 (36%)
Stood with known help49 (20%)1 (5%)30 (20%)18 (23%)
Stood with stranger’s help49 (20%)5 (26%)27 (18%)17 (22%)
Total173 (69%)13 (68%)97 (64%)63 (81%)

InputParamedics attended15 (6%)1 (5%)9 (6%)5 (6%)
Attended A and E16 (6%)2 (11%)13 (9%)1 (1%)
Seen by doctor or nurse7 (3%)07 (5%)0
Admitted to hospital2 (1%)02 (1%)0
Total40 (16%)3 (16%)31 (20%)6 (8%)

: number, %: percent, signifies that the comment was “no injury sustained,” for example.