- More than 180,000 people die from injuries each year - 1 person every 3 minutes (CDC).
- Injuries are the leading cause of death for people ages 1-44 in the US (CDC).
- Injuries cost more than $406 billion annually in medical care and lost productivity (Finkelstein et al.).
CDC Injury & Violence Prevention and Control Read More
10 Leading Causes of Death from Injury by age group in the U.S. (2009) - CDC Read More
Traumatic Brain Injury Facts - CDC Read More
World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Ten facts on injuries and violence Read More
NCHS Data Brief on Sepsis Read More
National Institutes of Health - National Institute of General Medical Sciences Trauma Fact Sheet Read More
Texas Department of State Health Services Trauma Data Read More