Hospitalization

Injury and Hospitalization Data

  • In 2019, the median hospital charge for motorcyclists admitted to a Florida hospital for the treatment of traffic crash injuries was $117,728.00.
  • In 2019, the median hospital charge for motorcyclists treated and released from a Florida emergency department for the treatment of traffic crash injuries was $8,572.00.
  • Total hospital charges for the initial treatment of motorcyclists injured in traffic crashes in 2019 was nearly $954 million.
  • In 2019, 55% of motorcyclist hospitalizations and emergency department visits were not covered by commercial insurance.

Motorcycle Traffic Crash Summary Statistics in Florida (2019):

The median age of motorcyclists fatally injured in Florida. 40 Years
The percent of motorcyclist fatalities related to traumatic brain injuries. 35% (n=207)
The percent of motorcyclists fatally injured in Florida who are Florida residents. 94% (n=562)
The number of non-fatal hospitalizations for every motorcyclist fatality. 6
The number of non-fatal ED visits for every motorcyclist fatality. 18
The percent of motorcyclist hospitalizations and ED visits not covered by commercial insurance. 55% (n=8,038)
The median hospital charge for motorcyclists treated and released from a Florida ED for treatment of traffic crash injuries. $8,572.00
The median hospital charge for motorcyclists admitted to a Florida hospital for the treatment of traffic crash injuries. $117,728.00
The total hospital charges for motorcyclists treated in a Florida ED or hospital that were injured in a traffic crash. $954.096,592.00

Values in parentheses represent the number of events.

Source:

• Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Hospital Inpatient and ED Data for 2019
• Florida Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics Death Certificates for 2019