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

For each year, 2001–2010, men have had higher rates of TBI-related ED visits compared to women.  For men, rates of TBI-related ED visits have increased by more than 50% in those years, increasing from 494.6 visits per 100,000 in 2001 to 800.4 per 100,000 in 2010.  Similarly, rates of TBI-related ED visits in women have increased from 349.3 per 100,000 in 2001 to 633.7 per 100,000 in 2010.  From 2007 – 2010, there was a striking increase in rates among both men and women.  Rates among men grew from 491.6 per 100,000 in 2007 to 800.4 per 100,000 in 2010, a 63% increase.  Similarly, rates among women increased from 424.3 per 100,000 in 2007 to 633.7 per 100,000 in 2010, a 49% increase.

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

Men Women
2001 494.6 349.3
2002 525.8 345.1
2003 500.8 348.4
2004 582.4 393.2
2005 590.9 421.6
2006 538.1 421.4
2007 491.6 424.3
2008 714.1 521.2
2009 850.9 508.1
2010 800.4 633.7
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