Impact and Magnitude of TBI
From 2011 – 2015 an average of 12,635 Hawaii residents sustained a TBI annually. Among those injured, 195 (12.5 per 100,000 residents) died where TBI was reported as a cause of death or in combination with other injuries or conditions. Another 1,402 (86.4 per 100,000) were treated and released from emergency departments (ED) with a TBI alone or in combination with other injuries or conditions. An unknown number of individuals sustained injuries that were treated in other settings or went untreated.