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Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths—United States, 2007 and 2013

	In 2013, there were: 2.5 million emergency department visits, 282,000 hospitalizations, 56,000 deaths related to TBICDC published a new MMWR Surveillance Summary titled Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths—United States, 2007 and 2013. CDC analyzed the latest data and reported results on the leading causes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) by age group and sex. The most common causes of TBI-related ED visits, hospitalizations, and deaths were falls, being struck by or against an object, and motor vehicle crashes. In addition, from 2007 to 2013, the number of TBIs due to falls among older adults increased significantly.  

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