Prevalence of Concussion Among US Adolescents and Correlated Factors.

@article{Veliz2017PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Concussion Among US Adolescents and Correlated Factors.},
  author={Philip T Veliz and Sean Esteban McCabe and James Travis Eckner and John E. Schulenberg},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2017},
  volume={318 12},
  pages={
          1180-1182
        }
}
Prevalence of Concussion Among US Adolescents and Correlated Factors Little is known about the prevalence and correlates of concussions among US adolescents. A regional study of Canadian adolescents found that approximately 20% had sustained a concussion.1,2 Providing a national baseline of concussion prevalence and correlates is necessary to target and monitor prevention efforts to reduce these types of injuries during this important developmental period. 
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