- In 2010, about 2 1/2 million Americans suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- TBIs are a contributing factor in about 1 in 3 injury-related deaths
- The populations that are at the most risk to suffer a TBI injury are children aged 0-4, teens aged 15-19, and adults over 65
- Children alone account for almost 500,000 ER visits every year for TBI injuries
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