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Rates of TBI-related Deaths by Age Group — United States, 2001–2010

Changes in the rates of TBI-related deaths vary depending on age.  For persons 44 years of age and younger, TBI-related deaths decreased between the periods of 2001–2002 and 2009–2010.  Rates for age groups 45–64 years of age remained stable for this same ten-year period.  For persons 65 years and older, rates of TBI-related deaths increased during this time period, from 41.2 to 45.2 deaths per 100,000.

The data in this graph is contained in the table below.

 

 

0–4 yr 5–14 yr 15–24 yr 25–44 yr 45–64 yr 65+ yr
2001–2002 5.2 3.2 23.4 17.6 17.5 41.2
2003–2004 5.2 3.0 22.0 16.8 17.7 42.1
2005–2006 5.0 2.7 21.2 16.8 18.1 43.8
2007–2008 4.6 2.2 18.7 16.0 17.9 44.9
2009–2010 4.3 1.9 15.6 14.6 17.6 45.2
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