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Traumatic Brain Injury
Occurrence and Mortality in New Hampshire
NH DPHS, Injury Surveillance Program
September 2012
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Inpatient Discharges for TBI by NH County
Table 15a: Occurrence of Inpatient Discharge for TBI by NH County and Year,
2001-2009
COUNTY
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
2009
Total
BELKNAP
34
25
34 46 34 33 50
50
53
359
CARROLL
35
27
31 33 48 37 28
41
37
317
CHESHIRE
44
36
39 37 54 58 63
90
83
504
COOS
28
33
34 38 37 21 44
42
50
327
GRAFTON
37
51
52 53 53 52 63
63
89
513
HILLSBOROUGH
229
231
233 238 258 261 312 292
269 2,323
MERRIMACK
78
85
71 101 98 94 101 116
119
863
ROCKINGHAM
136
142
166 185 154 187 213 187
257 1,627
STRAFFORD
49
77
67 68 64 77 88
85
76
651
SULLIVAN
25
34
30 32 31 35 30
33
60
310
Total
695
741
757 831 831 855 992 999 1,093 7,794
Table 15b: Standardized Rate of Inpatient Discharge for TBI by NH County,
2001-2009
County
Count
Standardized
Rate
Lower
95%
CI
Upper
95%
CI
BELKNAP
359
62.6
55.9
69.2
CARROLL
317
70.8
62.6
79.1
CHESHIRE
504
69.1
62.9
75.2
COOS
327
98.0
86.9 109.1
GRAFTON
513
61.4
56.0
66.8
HILLSBOROUGH 2,323
67.4
64.6
70.2
MERRIMACK
863
65.4
61.0
69.8
ROCKINGHAM
1,627
65.2
62.0
68.5
STRAFFORD
651
62.1
57.3
66.9
SULLIVAN
310
75.5
66.9
84.1
The chart above shows that there is no significant difference in the rate of TBI Inpatient
discharges for all counties between 2001 and 2009, except for Coos County. Coos has a
significantly higher rate than every other county (98.0 per 100,000, CI 86.9-109.1), with
the exception of Carroll and Sullivan.