CDC survey: 1 in 7 teenagers had a sports concussion in 2017

 In Teen concussion

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducts a survey on the health of American teenagers every two years.

This year, they added the question, “Have you suffered a concussion from a sport or physical activity at least once in the previous year?”

They were shocked to find 15 percent responded “Yes.”

No government survey has ever recorded a number this high, which is a positive sign that education and awareness efforts are working.

But, as concussion numbers continue to rise and expose this previously hidden epidemic, we wonder — where is the ceiling?

From NYTimes

Recent Posts
Contact Us

Thanks for messaging us. We try to be as responsive as possible. We'll get back to you soon.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt

Your privacy is important to us - read more on the way your information is collected and used by us at https://nurochek.com/nurochek-privacy-policy.