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How common is it for somebody to get head injury?

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Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology
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In brief: Relatively uncommon

Each year in the United States: at least 1.
4 million people sustain a tbi. Of these, about 50, 000 die, 235, 000 are hospitalized, and 1.1 million are treated and released from an ed. Approximately 475, 000 tbis occur among children ages 0 to 14 years. Falls are the leading cause of tbi; rates are highest for children ages 0-4 and adults ages 75 or older.

In brief: Relatively uncommon

Each year in the United States: at least 1.
4 million people sustain a tbi. Of these, about 50, 000 die, 235, 000 are hospitalized, and 1.1 million are treated and released from an ed. Approximately 475, 000 tbis occur among children ages 0 to 14 years. Falls are the leading cause of tbi; rates are highest for children ages 0-4 and adults ages 75 or older.
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