Life expectancy for post-one year spinal cord injury survivors 2018

Life expectancy for spinal cord injuries in the U.S. for those who survive at least one year post-injury as of 2018, by age and severity

by John Elflein, last edited Mar 11, 2019
Life expectancy for post-one year spinal cord injury survivors 2018 This statistic shows the life expectancy for spinal cord injuries in the U.S. for those who survive at least one year post-injury, as of 2018. The life expectancy for a person aged 20 years who suffers a high tetraplegia spinal injury and survives at least one year is around 34.9 years.
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Life expectancy for spinal cord injuries in the U.S. for those who survive at least one year post-injury as of 2018, by age and severity

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20 years of age40 years of age60 years of age
No spinal cord injury60.641.724.1
Motor functional at any level AIS D5335.319.5
Paraplegia AIS ABC463016.4
Low tetraplegia (C5-C8) AIS ABC40.925.513.8
High tetraplegia (C1-C4) AIS ABC34.921.912.4
Ventilator dependent any level18.713.37.9
20 years of age40 years of age60 years of age
No spinal cord injury60.641.724.1
Motor functional at any level AIS D5335.319.5
Paraplegia AIS ABC463016.4
Low tetraplegia (C5-C8) AIS ABC40.925.513.8
High tetraplegia (C1-C4) AIS ABC34.921.912.4
Ventilator dependent any level18.713.37.9
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by John Elflein, last edited Mar 11, 2019
This statistic shows the life expectancy for spinal cord injuries in the U.S. for those who survive at least one year post-injury, as of 2018. The life expectancy for a person aged 20 years who suffers a high tetraplegia spinal injury and survives at least one year is around 34.9 years.
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