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Most falls are caused by a combination of risk factors. The more risk factors a person has, the greater their chances of falling. Check off how many risk factors you have:
Take a moment to evaluate your personal risk. Look around your home and yard.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (January 2016).
Prepared and updated by Laurie Welch, extension educator.