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Traumatic Brain Injury

TABLE 2B: PERCENT DISTRIBUTION AND RATE OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY FATALITIES
BY AGE AND SEX
NEW JERSEY, 1994

NUMBER PERCENT RATE PER 100,000
AGE GROUP: ALL


Under 5 26 2.4% 4.5
5-14 30 2.8% 2.8
15-24 159 14.7% 16.1
25-44 294 27.2% 11.5
45-64 173 16.0% 10.5
65-84 289 26.8% 29.8
85+ 108 10.0% 98.9
TOTAL 1,079 100.0% 13.7
MALE:


Under 5 15 1.9% 5.1
5-14 18 2.3% 3.3
15-24 124 16.1% 24.7
25-44 240 31.1% 19.0
45-64 131 17.0% 16.6
65-84 178 23.1% 44.4
85+ 66 8.5% 222.9
TOTAL 772 100.0% 20.2
FEMALE:


Under 5 11 3.6% 3.9
5-14 12 3.9% 2.3
15-24 35 11.4% 7.2
25-44 54 17.6% 4.2
45-64 42 13.7% 4.9
65-84 111 36.2% 19.6
85+ 42 13.7% 52.7
TOTAL 307 100.0% 7.5

NOTE:

  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.
 
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