Brain Injuries » Causes

Causes (estimated)

  • Motor vehicle collisions (50%)
  • Falls (15%)
  • Bicycle incidents (10%)
  • Sports, Assaults, other traumatic causes (10%)
  • Medical conditions or diseases (10%), (e.g. aneurysms, tumours, meningitis, etc.)
  • Asphyxia, poisoning, other toxins (5%), (e.g. carbon monoxide etc.)

See OBIA Impact Report 2012 www.obia.ca/the-obia-impact-report/