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Injury and Hospitalization Data

Motorcycle traffic crashes often result in fatal or serious injuries that require inpatient or outpatient hospital care and treatment. Fatal injuries, although the most severe, account for only a small portion of the overall injury burden among motorcyclists.

  • In 2022, the median hospital charge for motorcyclists admitted to a Florida hospital for the treatment of traffic crash injuries was $150,738.00.
  • In 2022, the median hospital charge for motorcyclists treated and released from a Florida emergency department for the treatment of traffic crash injuries was $11,556.00.
  • Total hospital charges for the initial treatment of motorcyclists injured in traffic crashes in 2022 was nearly $1,350 million.
  • In 2022, 56% of motorcyclist hospitalizations and emergency department visits were not covered by commercial insurance.

Motorcycle Traffic Crash Summary Statistics in Florida (2022):

The median age of motorcyclists fatally injured in Florida.39
The percent of motorcyclist fatalities related to traumatic brain injuries.31%
The percent of motorcyclists fatally injured in Florida who are Florida residents.92%
The number of non-fatal hospitalizations for every motorcyclist fatality.6
The number of non-fatal ED visits for every motorcyclist fatality.15
The percent of motorcyclist hospitalizations and ED visits not covered by commercial insurance.56%
The median hospital charge for motorcyclists treated and released from a Florida ED for treatment of traffic crash injuries.$11,556.00
The median hospital charge for motorcyclists admitted to a Florida hospital for the treatment of traffic crash injuries.$150,738.00
The total hospital charges for motorcyclists treated in a Florida ED or hospital that were injured in a traffic crash.$1,349,684,341.00

Source:

  • Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Hospital Inpatient and ED Data for 2022
  • Florida Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics Death Certificates for 2022