The Burden of Unintentional Falls


Unintentional falls are a leading cause of death and a major contributor to disability in the adult population in the Region of the Americas. It is also ranked as the 10th cause of years lived with disability in all-age population in the region. 

This data visualization presents estimates of the burden of falls (mortality and disability) by age, sex, and country in the Region of the Americas from 2000 to 2019.