How does the incidence of subdural hematoma (SDH) vary by sex?

Updated: Jul 26, 2018
  • Author: Richard J Meagher, MD; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Overall, subdural hematomas are more common in men than in women, with a male-to-female ratio of approximately 3:1. Men also have a higher incidence of chronic subdural hematoma. The male-to-female ratio has been reported to be 2:1.


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