New CDC Report on TBI
CDC's newly released report, Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years - United States, 2001-2009, published in the October 7th issue of CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, shows that the number of sports- and recreation-related TBI emergency department visits varied by age group and gender:
- 71.0 percent of all visits were among males
- 70.5 percent of visits were among persons aged 10-19 years
- Children aged 0-9 years commonly sustained injuries during playground activities or while bicycling.
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