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Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC’s National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey found that teens and young adults are the group most likely to arrive at a hospital emergency department with injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. The study found race to be another factor that increased an individual’s chances of crash-related emergency room visits, with higher injury rates for blacks than whites or Hispanics. Learn more.