Post-concussion syndrome rate in the U.S. 2010 to 2015, by age

This statistic shows the percentage of people in the U.S. who experienced post-concussion syndrome after having a concussion from 2010 to 2015, by age. In 2015, the rate of post-concussion syndrome as a percent of total concussions in that year was highest among those aged 10 to 19 years at a rate of eight percent. Symptoms of post-concussion syndrome include dizziness and headaches and can last for weeks or even months after the concussion.

Percentage of those with a concussion in the U.S. who had post-concussion syndrome from 2010 to 2015, by age

Younger than 10 years10 to 19 years20 to 64 years
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North America

Survey time period

2010 to 2015

Number of respondents

936,630 respondents

Age group

10-64 years

Special properties

medical claims of diagnosed concussions

Supplementary notes

Figures are based on medical claims of 936,630 diagnosed concussions for Blue Cross Blue Shield commercially-insured members (non-Medicare) from 2010 through 2015.

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