Falls ‘up’ in Scotland.

The latest statistics from the General Register Office for Scotland show that in the first quarter of this year:

549 people died because of all external causes (compares with 552 in first quarter of 2010). Of these:    

  •  ‘Falls’ were listed as the cause of death of 166 people (mostly older people and most of them older women)  (compares with 183 in first quarter of 2010).
  •  ‘Poisoning’ was listed as cause of death of 10 people (compares with 3 in first quarter of 2010).
  •  Transport’ was listed as cause of death of 52 people (compares with 49 in first quarter of 2010)

 Other causes and more information can be seen at http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/vital-events/general/bmd-quarterly/1st-quarter-2011.html

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