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Table 2 Past-year prevalence of all self-reported unintentional injuries and fall-related injuries, adults aged 50 years and over, by country and pooled, SAGE Wave 1, 2007–2010

From: Prevalence, risk factors and disability associated with fall-related injury in older adults in low- and middle-incomecountries: results from the WHO Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)

Country % respondents (N) reporting past-year injuries % respondents (N) reporting past-year fall-related injuries % respondents with reported past-year injuries (N) that were reported as fall-related
China 5.1 % (N=13,158) 3.1 % (N=13,158) 60.6 % (N=595)
Ghana 5.7 % (N=4,305) 2.6 % (N=4,305) 44.4 % (N=256)
India 9.1 % (N=6,560) 6.6 % (N=6,560) 72.3 % (N=587)
Mexico 4.2 % (N=2,318) 2.8 % (N=2,318) 67.2 % (N=118)
Russian Federation 3.3 % (N=3,763) 2.4 % (N=3,763) 73.3 % (N=142)
South Africa 1.3 % (N=3,836) 1.0 % (N=3,836) 67.0 % (N=51)
Pooled 6.0 % (N=33,922) 4.0 % (N=33,922) 65.7 % (N=1,750)
  1. Past-year refers to self-report of injuries in the year prior to the survey interview. Percentages include survey weights (countries and pooled). N=observations (not weighted). Road traffic accidents excluded