Number of sports played by U.S. youth that suffered a concussion 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of high school youth that suffered from a concussion within the past 12 months while participating in a select number of sports teams as of 2017. According to the data about 30 percent of respondents with a concussion within the past 12 months were on 3 or more sports teams.

Percentage of U.S. students in grades 9-12 that suffered a concussion while playing on a select number of sports teams as of 2017*

Percentage of students
0 sports teams7.6%
1 sports team16.7%
2 sports teams22.9%
3 or more sports teams30.3%
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Sources

Release date

June 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

14,765 respondents

Special properties

students in grades 9 to 12

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Those that suffered a concussion within the past 12 months prior to the survey.

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