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Rates of TBI-related Emergency Department Visits by Age Group — United States, 2001–2010

Rates of TBI-related ED visits increased for all age groups from the period of 2001–2002 through 2009–2010.  The rates of TBI-related ED visits increased the most for youth four years of age and younger.  From 2007–2008 to 2009–2010, the rates of TBI-related ED visits in this group increased by more than 50% from 1374.0 to 2193.8 per 100,000.  Children 0 to 4 years of age had the highest rates of any age group, typically with almost twice the rate of those in the next highest age group (15–24 year-olds).

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 1112.6 498.8 576.9 388.3 164.8 373.1
2003–2004 1272.3 529.8 827.5 320.3 197.3 293.3
2005–2006 1268.3 591.4 648.3 373.0 267.0 485.8
2007–2008 1374.0 590.2 811.3 366.7 307.4 544.7
2009–2010 2193.8 888.7 981.9 470.0 328.2 603.3
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