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QuickStats: Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-Related Death Rates, by Age Group --- United States, 2006*
In 2006, nearly one third of all injury deaths involved TBI. Overall injury and TBI-related death rates vary across age groups. Peak injury and TBI-related mortality rates occurred among persons aged 20--24 years (76.9 per 100,000 and 24.1 per 100,000, respectively) and among persons aged ≥75 years (173.2 per 100,000 and 58.4 per 100,000, respectively).
SOURCES: CDC. Mortality data, multiple cause-of-death public-use data files, 2006 data. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/elec_prods/subject/mortmcd.htm.
CDC. WISQARS injury mortality reports, 1999--2006. Available at http://webapp.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate10_sy.html.
Alternate Text: The figure above shows injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI)-related death rates, by age group in the United States in 2006. In 2006, nearly one third of all injury deaths involved TBI. Overall injury and TBI-related death rates vary across age groups. Peak injury and TBI-related mortality rates occurred among persons aged 20-24 years (76.4 per 100,000 and 24.1 per 100,000, respectively) and among persons aged ≥75 years (173.2 per 100,000 and 58.4 per 100,000, respectively).
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