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- Winter 2013
Every 15 Seconds...
Every 15 seconds, someone in the US sustains a brain injury. In Kentucky one in 5 families report they have at least one family member with a brain injury. The only cure for brain injury is prevention.
In the US, the leading causes of brain injury are:
Motor vehicle traffic crashes (20%)
Struck by/against (19%) and
Blasts are a leading cause of TBI for active duty military personnel in war zones
In Kentucky, the leading causes of brain injury are motor vehicle traffic crashes. Teens between 15 and 24 are the most at risk.
Summer time is here and we all need to be concerned about water safety. Drowning deaths in Kentucky average about 53 a year. These are preventable deaths. Most occur in children under age 4. Keep our kids safe and practice the safety measures on the following fact sheets.