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TBI Inpatient Hospital Discharges by Mechanism, 2000-2005
Table 9a: TBI Inpatient Discharges by Mechanism and Year 2000-2005
Mechanism
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Total Percent
Fall
292
273 286 315 340 371
1877 44%
Motor vehicle traffic
242
249 258 253 307 282
1591 37%
Struck by or against
32
43
46
51
45
44
261
6%
Transport - other
39
42
28
31
46
39
225
5%
Other
18
22
25
25
18
21
129
3%
Pedal cyclist
27
16
13
17
11
13
97
2%
Adverse effects
10
6
13
7
8
8
52
1%
Firearm
2
2
3
4
1
2
14 0.3%
Poisoning
6
1
3
3
1
14 0.3%
Cut/pierce
1
5
2
1
1
10 0.2%
Pedestrian
1
3
1
1
3
9 0.2%
Machinery
2
1
2
1
2
8 0.2%
Natural/environmental
3
4
1
8 0.2%
Drowning/submersion
1
1 0.02%
Fire or hot
object/substance
1
1 0.02%
Suffocation
1
1 0.02%
Total
672
654 682 714 787 789
4298
100%