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Traumatic Brain Injury

TABLE 2A: PERCENT DISTRIBUTION AND RATE OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
BY AGE AND SEX
NEW JERSEY, 1994

NUMBER PERCENT RATE PER 100,000
AGE GROUP: ALL


Under 5 725 6.9% 125.3
5-14 1,027 9.8% 97.4
15-24 1,974 18.8% 200.4
25-44 2,811 26.8% 109.6
45-64 1,530 14.6% 93.2
65-84 1,838 17.5% 189.8
85+ 574 5.5% 529.5
TOTAL 10,479 100.0% 132.6
MALE:


Under 5 422 6.3% 142.6
5-14 759 11.3% 140.5
15-24 1,392 20.8% 277.8
25-44 2,022 30.2% 159.6
45-64 975 14.6% 123.5
65-84 905 13.5% 225.6
85+ 213 3.2% 719.5
TOTAL 6,688 100.0% 174.9
FEMALE:


Under 5 303 8.0% 107.2
5-14 268 7.1% 52.1
15-24 582 15.4% 120.3
25-44 789 20.8% 60.7
45-64 555 14.6% 65.1
65-84 933 24.6% 164.4
85+ 361 9.5% 453.4
TOTAL 3,791 100.0% 92.9

NOTES:

  1. TBI Incidence rate=No. of incidents*100,000/Estimated New Jersey population
  2. Population estimates were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Census.
  3. Includes all levels of severity and fatalities
 
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