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  • One out of every three people will be either directly or indirectly affected by trauma.
  • A trauma is any life-threatening occurrence, either accidental or intentional, that causes injuries.
  • The leading causes of trauma are motor vehicle accidents, falls, and assaults.
  • Trauma is the leading cause of death among Americans under 44 years of age.
  • A trauma occurs every four seconds.
  • Trauma costs the U.S. public over $133 billion annually in direct and indirect cost to society.