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Traumatic Brain Injury

TABLE 2C: PERCENT DISTRIBUTION AND RATE
OF MODERATE TO SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
BY AGE AND SEX
NEW JERSEY, 1994

NUMBER PERCENT RATE PER 100,000
AGE GROUP: ALL


Under 5 122 5.8% 21.1
5-14 147 6.9% 13.9
15-24 306 14.4% 31.1
25-44 516 24.4% 20.1
45-64 351 16.6% 21.4
65-84 532 25.1% 54.9
85+ 145 6.8% 132.7
TOTAL 2,119 100.0% 26.8
MALE:


Under 5 72 5.1% 24.3
5-14 109 7.7% 20.2
15-24 241 17.0% 48.1
25-44 401 28.2% 31.7
45-64 266 18.7% 33.7
65-84 279 19.6% 69.5
85+ 53 3.7% 179.0
TOTAL 1,421 100.0% 37.2
FEMALE:


Under 5 50 7.2% 17.7
5-14 38 5.4% 7.4
15-24 65 9.3% 13.4
25-44 115 16.5% 8.8
45-64 85 12.2% 10.0
65-84 253 36.2% 44.6
85+ 92 13.2% 115.5
TOTAL 698 100.0% 17.1

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.
 
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