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Traumatic Brain Injury: Data & Statistics

Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury in New York State

These tables and charts detail multi-year, statewide statistics for traumatic brain injury.

Incidence of Traumatic Brain Injury by County

For each county, these tables show multi-year data by the mean annual frequency, rate per 100,000 county residents, and age-adjusted rate per 100,000 residents of hospitalizations and emergency department visits, due to traumatic brain injuries.

Dutchess County had the highest rate at 174 TBI hospitalizations per 100,000 residents. Following second at 135 TBI hospitalizations per 100,000 residents is Nassau County. Fulton County has the highest rate at 963 outpatient emergency department visits due to TBI per 100,000 residents. Following second at 957 TBI emergency department visits per 100,000 residents is Franklin County.

Ten Leading Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries by Age Group

These tables show the 10 leading causes of hospitalizations and emergency department visits due traumatic brain injuries in residents of New York State, by the mean annual frequency by age groups. Fall injuries and traffic related injuries are leading causes of traumatic brain injury across the age groups in New York.

Additional resources on preventing traumatic brain injury can be found on our website from the Injury Prevention Program page and the Healthy Lifestyles page.

Contact Information

Center for Environmental Health
Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention
Empire State Plaza-Corning Tower, Room 1325
Albany, New York 12237
(518) 402-7900

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