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Traumatic Brain Injury
Occurrence and Mortality in New Hampshire
NH DPHS, Injury Surveillance Program
September 2012
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Emergency Department Discharges for TBI Occurrences by Disposition
Table 14: Emergency Department Discharges for TBI Occurrences by Disposition
and Year, 2001-2009
DISPOSITION
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total Percent
Other Short Term
Hospital
164 212 277 325 345 330 370 392 536 2951 3.71%
Skilled Nursing
Facility
19
21
21 39 50 61 54 71 76
412 0.52%
Intermediate Care
Facility
19
15
17 18 28 31 51 16 23
218 0.27%
Structured/Assisted
Living
13
8
18 13 34 26 33 627 793 1565 1.97%
Home THEN Self
Care
6239 6224 6635 7002 7874 8497 9273 8763 12524 73031 91.84%
Home Health
Service
4
8
15 17 11 21 25 30 36
167 0.21%
Against Medical
Advice
28
30
34 52 60 47 60 56 84
451 0.57%
Transfer To
Rehabilitation
Facility
1
1 1 10 3
5
4
4
29 0.04%
Transfer To Rehab.
In Acute Facility
1
1 2 2
3
4
5
18 0.02%
Transfer To
Substance Abuse
Facility
1
1 2 6 4
9 15 17
55 0.07%
Transfer To Subs.
Abuse In Acute
Facility
1
1 0.00%
Transfer To
Psychiatric Facility
4
4
4 5 3 6
6
6
4
42 0.05%
Transfer To Psych.
In Acute Facility
3
3
2 2 2 3
5
2
4
26 0.03%
Other or Unknown
20
29
31 43 66 71 94 102 95
551 0.69%
Sub Total
6514 6556 7056 7521 8491 9102 9988 10088 14201 79517 99.67%
Died in Emergency
Department
19
28
17 27 44 18 26 41 40
260 0.33%
Grand Total
6533 6584 7073 7548 8535 9120 10014 10129 14241 79777 100%
Most TBI ED discharges released the patient to go home and practice self-care (92%).
Four percent required a short-term hospital stay, and the remaining (approximately 1%)
were discharged to various professional rehabilitation facilitates. Less than 1% died in
the emergency department.