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Why do TBIs matter?
339,462 — The number of service members diagnosed with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) between 2000 - Q3 2015.1
1 in 3 — The number of troops returning from service experiencing severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms.2
5.3 Million — The number of Americans living with a long-term disability as a result of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).3
Up to 50% — The percentage of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients who will develop a major mental disorder after diagnosis.3
1 — Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. DoD Worldwide Numbers for TBI. Retrieved February 24, 2016 from this page.
2 — PTSD Foundation Of America. What is PTSD? [The Statistics]. Retrieved February 24, 2016 from this page.
3 — Cohen Veterans Bioscience. Traumatic Brain Injury. Retrieved February 24, 2016 from this page.