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May 1, 2020
Vol. 77
No. 8

Numbers of Note / Concussion Prevalence

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Social-emotional learning
15% of high school students report having had at least one concussion (in a 12-month period) while participating in a sport or physical activity.
6% report two or more concussions.
Black and Hispanic students are more likely to report 4 or more concussions.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6724a3.htm

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