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TBI Facts Sheets

Concussion in Sports
An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million sports- and recreation-related concussions occur in the United States each year. This fact sheet provides an overview of concussion in sports and recreation and steps to take to help prevent these injuries.
Facts about Traumatic Brain Injury
This fact sheet was developed by CDC in collaboration with ten national organizations. It contains up-to-date information about the incidence, causes, risk factors, and cost associated with TBI in the United States.
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Facts about Traumatic Brain Injury  (Spanish) Datos sobre lesiones traumáticas del cerebro
Esta hoja informativa contiene la información más reciente sobre incidencia, causas, factores de riesgo y costos relacionados con lesiones traumáticas del cerebro.
 Datos sobre Lesiones Traumaticas del Cerebro
Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Criminal Justice Professionals
This guide provides an overview of TBI, information on the extent of TBI and related problems within the criminal justice system, and how these problem can be addressed.


Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons and Jails: An Unrecognized Problem
This guide provides information for TBI professionals about what is known about individuals with TBI in prisons and jails, how TBI-related problems affect them and others while they are incarcerated, and what is needed to address these problems.
Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Professionals
This fact sheet was developed for professionals and provides an overview of the topic of victimization of persons with TBI or other disabilities.
Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families
This fact sheet provides a general overview of victimization and risks to people with TBI or other disabilities.

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Content Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control: Division of Injury Response
Page last modified: July 30, 2007