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Table 1 Top five most influential Dartmouth Atlas variables from the Cubist model prediction of age-adjusted death rates from falls over 2001–2018. Influence values scaled to 0–100

From: The predictive power of geographic health care utilization for unintentional fatal fall rates

Variable Rank Variable Influence Value
1 Hospital Admissions, Last 6 Months of Life 82.0
2 Medicare Reimbursements for Hospice 54.0
3 Medicare Hospitalizations for Hip Fractures 45.0
4 ICU Admissions, Last 6 Months of Life 40.5
5 Medicare Reimbursements for Skilled Nursing Facilities 40.0
  1. ICU intensive care unit