Long-Term Disability After TBI

Research Update: Long-Term Disability After TBI

A brief summary of current research.

Prevalence of Long-Term Disability from Traumatic Brain Injury in the Civilian Population of the United States, 2005

Zaloshnja, E, Miller, T, Langlois, JA & Selassie, AW Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 394-400.

This study found that in 2005 an estimated 1.1 percent of the US civilian population — or 3.17 million people — were living with a long-term disability from TBI.

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Posted on BrainLine December 31, 2009.