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Emergency Department Discharges for TBI Occurrences by Diagnosis
NOTE:
The total numbers here are slightly higher than the total count of patients
because some patients had more than one type of head injury. These data have been
deduplicated as much as possible.
Table 12a: Count of ED Discharges, TBI Occurrences by Diagnosis, across
principle diagnosis and all secondary diagnosis fields, 2000-2005
TBI Diagnosis
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Total
Head Injury, unspecified
3276 3824 3739 3981 4346
5329 24495
Intra-cranial Injury or
Concussion
2323 2349 2459 2700 2837
2789 15457
Fracture of Vault or Base
of Skull
105 160 151 155 182
195
948
Other Skull Fractures
27
20
20
29
29
34
159
Shaken Infant Syndrome
0
0
3
2
1
2
8
Total
5731 6353 6372 6867 7395
8349 41067
Table 12b: Percent of ED Discharges, TBI Occurrences by Diagnosis, across
principle diagnosis and all secondary diagnosis fields, 2000-2005
TBI Diagnosis
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Total
Head Injury, unspecified
57% 60% 59% 58% 59%
64%
60%
Intra-cranial Injury or
Concussion
41% 37% 39% 39% 38%
33%
38%
Fracture of Vault or Base
of Skull
2% 3% 2% 2% 2%
2%
2%
Other Skull Fractures
0.5% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
Shaken Infant Syndrome
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 0.03% 0.01% 0.02% 0.02%