Statistics and Sources:
Do Only the Very Old Fall?
TABLE 1. Percentages and rates* of falls and fall injuries† in the preceding 12 months reported by adults aged ≥65 years (N = 147,319), by selected characteristics — Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2014
As you age, though, you are more likely to have a FATAL fall
Women and men fall at about the same rate (See table above)