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Statistics on Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States

The Brain Injury Association of America has published the following statistics on traumatic brain injury in the United States:
-At least 5.3 million Amerians currently live with disabilities resulting from a traumatic brain injury.
-More than 1.4 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury every year.
-Each year, 1.1 million individuals are treated and released from an emergency department following a traumatic brain injury.
-More than 50,0000 people die every year as a result of traumatic brain injury.
-The risk of traumatic brain injury is highest among adolescents, young adults, and persons older than 75 years.
-Blasts are a leading cause of traumatic brain injury for active duty military personnel in war zones.