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Traumatic Brain Injury Statistics

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES Prevalence Causes 2.5m injuries/year 473,947 of these injuries occur in kids (0-14) 40.5% Falls 2.2m 15.5% Struck by /against Emergency Department Visits 19% 280k 14.3% Assaults Hospitalizations Motor Vehicle 19% causes most Unknown 50k TBI deaths R.I.P deaths Турes 75% of TBIS are concussions or mild forms of TBI Most Affected Most injuries take place at night and on weekends Males Females 78.8% 21.2% African children 0-4 are 40% more likely to incur TBI than Caucasian kids 5.3m living with TBI-related disability (1 out of every 60) USA Quick Facts 33-50% were intoxicated at time of injury TBI is a contributing factor 30.5% suffer to 80-90k iong-term disability of all injury-related deaths 30k with long-term disabilities 13s Every are kids someone sustains a TBI $4 Average life time cost for survivor million Cost $60 Average annual cost as a nation billion 7 Long-term Effects & Recovery Memory Loss and Difficulty Concentrating Loss of motor control Impaired Emotional Judgment changes Communication Depends on #*!<@ Difficulties area of brain most affected Changes in 5 senses Fastest improvement happens within the first 6 months of injury 6 months - 2 years continued improvement After 2 years but may still occur improvements slow down substantially 33% 29% 26% 3% are employed unemployed retired students Sources<emid=531 LADAH LAW FIRM

Traumatic Brain Injury Statistics

shared by ladahlaw on Apr 30
The web team and Ladah Law Firm just put together this infographic illustrating some intriguing and shocking statistics about traumatic brain injuries and what recovery looks like. TBIs are one of the...


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