Overview of the Center

The Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley (RSCICDV) of Thomas Jefferson University was established in 1978 as a cooperative program between Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Magee Rehabilitation Hospital. The information found on these statistics pages has been gathered from over 4,500 persons with spinal cord injury who were served by the RSCICDV in its 30 years.

This is a publication of the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is funded under Grant #90SI5024 from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, D.C.

Please follow the links below to learn more about center statistics.

Admissions By Year

Etiology of SCI

Acute Admissions

Average Length of Stay

Age at Injury

Racial Distribution

Neurological Impairment

Mortality by Age Groups

Download a printable version of the statistics for the Center (PDF, 2 pages, 24Kb)

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