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Worldwide TBI Numbers

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE) tracks the number of traumatic brain injuries in the U.S. military and publishes the information on their webpages. TBICoE gets the information directly from the military electronic health record system. The reports include cases that use the diagnosis codes for TBI and cover members of the U.S. forces around the world, not just those deployed to combat areas. It is important to note that more than 80% of military TBIs are not related to deployments and the reports include TBIs caused by auto accidents in personal vehicles, falls, sports and recreation activities, as well as military training. Reports are organized by year and updated every quarter.

Visit the TBICoE web pages to download and view the reports.


DOD Numbers for Traumatic Brain Injury Worldwide Totals 2000-2021 Q2 Penetrating 5,562; Severe 4,559; Moderate 47,479; Mild 365,771;Not Classifiable 20,957;Total - All Severities 444,328

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