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Traumatic head injury affects more than 1.7million people in the United States each year including almost a half million children; 52,000 people die.
Adults suffer head injuries most frequently due to falls, motor vehicle crashes, colliding or being struck by an object, and assaults. Falls and being struck are the most common causes of head injury in children.
National traumatic brain injury estimates from the CDC
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