By the Numbers: 13 January 2020

By the Numbers: 13 January 2020

2.5 million

The approximate number of emergency department visits for mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in the United States each year, according to a recent article in JAMA -- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in 2019-2020.
The highest rates of mTBI are observed in adults older than 75 years (2232/100 000 population), children younger than 5 years (1592/100 000 population), and adolescents/young adults aged 15 to 24 years (1081/100 000 population), with an 18% to 19% higher age-adjusted rate in men than in women.
By the Numbers: 13 January 2020 | Center for Deployment Psychology


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