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Trauma - Demographics

Data Source: Texas EMS Registry

Data Description

The purpose of the Texas EMS & Trauma Registries is to monitor and analyze the EMS and trauma care systems. Information is used to perform epidemiological investigations to identify public health issues and support injury prevention projects to ultimately improve the efficiency and quality of care patients receive in the State of Texas.

Measure Information

The EMS & Trauma Registry data are based on passive surveillance of traumatic injury data submitted by Texas hospitals. Hospitals are required to report trauma that is defined as:

Additional Information

For more information on Texas EMS & Trauma Registry data, visit the Injury Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch website or call (800) 242-3562.