Traumatic Brain Injury / Concussion

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About 190 Americans die from TBI-related injuries each day.

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury that affects how the brain works. TBI is a major cause of death and disability in the United States. Anyone can experience a TBI, but data suggest that some groups are at greater risk for getting a TBI or having worse health outcomes after the injury.


About 190 Americans died from
TBI-related injury each day in 2021.


There were more than 214,000
TBI-related hospitalizations in 2020


In 2019, about 15% of all U.S. high-school students self-reported one or more sports or recreation-related concussions within the preceding 12 months.