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Traumatic Brain Injury

TABLE 4B: RATE OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
BY AGE, SEX AND CAUSE
NEW JERSEY, 1994
AGE
GROUP
MOTOR
VEHICLE
FALLS OTHER
UNINTENTIONAL
ASSAULTS/
HOMICIDES
SUICIDE/
SELF INFLICTED
OTHER
EXTERNAL
UNKNOWN TOTAL
Under5 21.1 82.9 11.6 5.9 - 1.2 2.2 125.3
5-14 34.1 32.0 25.7 3.8 0.5 0.4 0.9 97.4
15-24 111.3 23.5 24.4 35.3 2.5 1.9 1.5 200.4
25-44 51.3 21.0 10.3 22.3 2.7 1.4 0.5 109.6
45-64 36.4 34.9 9.9 7.7 2.9 0.9 0.5 93.2
65-84 42.6 120.8 15.6 3.0 4.0 1.0 2.7 189.8
85+ 43.9 404.6 61.3 3.7 5.5 2.7 3.7 525.5
TOTAL 50.0 47.7 15.5 14.6 2.5 1.2 1.2 132.6
MALES







Under5 28.4 92.2 12.5 6.4 - 0.7 2.0 142.6
5-14 45.7 46.8 38.9 6.8 0.6 0.2 1.5 140.5
15-24 137.7 32.7 38.1 59.1 4.4 3.6 2.2 277.8
25-44 67.9 30.5 15.6 37.6 5.1 2.4 0.5 159.7
45-64 41.4 47.0 15.7 12.4 5.6 0.8 0.6 123.5
65-84 53.6 135.3 19.7 5.0 8.2 1.2 2.5 225.6
85+ 91.2 503.2 91.2 6.8 20.3 6.8 0.0 719.3
TOTAL 64.1 56.0 22.6 24.8 4.5 1.7 1.2 174.9
FEMALES







Under5 13.4 73.2 10.6 5.3 - 1.8 2.5 107.2
5-14 22.0 16.3 11.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.4 52.1
15-24 83.9 13.8 10.1 10.7 0.6 0.2 0.8 120.3
25-44 35.0 11.7 5.2 7.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 60.7
45-64 31.8 23.7 4.5 3.3 0.4 1.1 0.5 65.1
65-84 34.9 110.5 12.7 1.6 1.1 0.9 2.8 164.4
85+ 26.4 368.0 50.2 2.5 0.0 1.3 5.0 453.4
TOTAL 36.8 40.0 8.7 5.0 0.5 0.7 1.1 92.9

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.
  3. - means data do not meet the standards for accuracy.
 
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