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TBI Statistics
United States
TBIs0358928
Deaths 0011945
North Carolina
TBIs0007887
Deaths 0000430
Breakdown By Cause
Falls 0100500
Motor Vehicle0071786
Struck By, Against0068196
Assault0039482
All Others0078964
TBIdometer courtesy of  Hinds Feet Farm

According to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC):

  • Over 1.4 Million Americans suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year
  • That's 1 TBI every 21 SECONDS
  • 50,000 people die as a result of their brain injury
  • 90,000 suffer a permanent life-long disability
  • Conservatively, TBI's cost the U.S. Economy over $56.3 Billion annually

The Top Causes of TBI in the U.S.:

  • Falls
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Struck by or against
  • Assault

For the complete CDC report, and more information on Traumatic Brain Injury, Visit the CDC's website at http://www.cdc.gov