TBI-related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths (EDHDs)
In 2014, there were approximately 2.87 million TBI-EDHDs in the United States, including over 837,000 occurring among children. This includes:
- Approximately 2.53 million TBI-related ED visits, including over 812,00 occurring among children.
- Approximately 288,000 TBI-related hospitalizations, including over 23,000 occurring among children.
- 56,800 TBI-related deaths, including 2,529 occurring among children.
- The number of total TBI-EDHDs increased by 53% from 2006 (N approximately 1.88 million) to 2014 (N approximately 2.88 million).
|Emergency department visits||1,551,107||1,603,124||1,698,326||2,047,886||2,143,133||2,332,299||2,390,167||2,460,278||2,532,537|
Sources: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project’s (HCUP) Nationwide Emergency Department Sample for emergency department visits; HCUP’s Nationwide Inpatient Sample for hospitalizations; CDC’s National Vital Statistics System for deaths.