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  1. Unintentional injury leads all other causes of death for those 1 to 45 years old. The expense of medical care for injured people is estimated to exceed $406 billion annually. Given this burden on the populatio...

    Authors: Alan Cook, Jennifer Reingle Gonzalez and Bijal A Balasubramanian

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:23

    Content type: Original contribution

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  2. Globally, road traffic fatalities have been on the increase, particularly in low-and-middle income countries. Much of this is attributed to increases in the acquisition, and use of motorized vehicles. However,...

    Authors: Ayaga Bawah, Paul Welaga, Daniel K Azongo, George Wak, James F Phillips and Abraham Oduro

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:22

    Content type: Original contribution

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  3. The effectiveness of emergency medical interventions can be best evaluated using time-to-event statistical methods with time-varying covariates (TVC), but this approach is complicated by uncertainty about the ...

    Authors: David E Clark, Peter C Doolittle, Robert J Winchell and Rebecca A Betensky

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:24

    Content type: Original contribution

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  4. Traffic-related fatalities are a leading cause of premature death worldwide. According to the 2012 report the Global Burden of Disease 2010, traffic injuries ranked 8th as a cause of death in 2010, compared to 10...

    Authors: Suliman Alghnam, Mari Palta, Azita Hamedani, Patrick L Remington, Mohamed Alkelya, Khalid Albedah and Maureen S Durkin

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:21

    Content type: Original contribution

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  5. The literature on the association between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and fatal and non-fatal intentional self-harm (ISH) among Veterans who receive care within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA...

    Authors: Jaimie L Gradus, Sarah Leatherman, Sanjay Raju, Ryan Ferguson and Matthew Miller

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:20

    Content type: Original contribution

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  6. In 2005, the US Congress allocated $612 million for a national Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program to encourage walking and bicycling to schools. We evaluated the effectiveness of a SRTS in controlling pedest...

    Authors: Charles DiMaggio, Qixuan Chen, Peter A Muennig and Guohua Li

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:17

    Content type: Original contribution

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  7. Previous research aimed at improving injury surveillance standards has focused mainly on issues of data quality rather than upon the implementation of surveillance systems. There are numerous settings where in...

    Authors: Christina L Ekegren, Alex Donaldson, Belinda J Gabbe and Caroline F Finch

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:19

    Content type: Original contribution

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  8. Changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are more regularly being monitored during the first year after injury. Monitoring changes in HRQoL using spatial cluster analysis can potentially identify conc...

    Authors: Nathaniel Bell, Sami Kruse, Richard K Simons and Mariana Brussoni

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:16

    Content type: Research methods

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  9. Pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health problem and little is known about site of care and outcomes of children with severe TBI. Across the country, most injured children are treat...

    Authors: Fernando Ovalle Jr, Likang Xu, William S Pearson, Bridget Spelke and David E Sugerman

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:15

    Content type: Original contribution

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  10. Previous work has explored the significance of residence on injuries. A number of articles reported higher rates of injury in rural as compared to urban settings. This study aimed to evaluate the importance of...

    Authors: Erik M Hedström and Ingeborg Waernbaum

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:14

    Content type: Original contribution

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  11. Prompted by a series of fatal and nonfatal pedestrian-vehicle collisions, university leadership from one urban institution collaborated with its academic injury research center to investigate traffic-related h...

    Authors: Keshia M Pollack, Andrea C Gielen, Mohd Nasir Mohd Ismail, Molly Mitzner, Michael Wu and Jonathan M Links

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:11

    Content type: Original contribution

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  12. Data limited to emergency department and inpatient visits undoubtedly underestimate the medical charges associated with traumatic brain injury. The objective of this study was to estimate the direct medical ch...

    Authors: Christy L Collins, Keith Owen Yeates, Thomas L Pommering, Rebecca Andridge, Victor G Coronado, Julie Gilchrist and R Dawn Comstock

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:13

    Content type: Original contribution

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  13. Non-supine infant sleep positions put infants at risk for sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Disparities in safe sleep practices are associated with maternal income and race/ethnicity. The Special Suppleme...

    Authors: Nicole J Treadway, Hafsatou Diop, Emily Lu, Kerrie Nelson, Holly Hackman and Jonathan Howland

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:12

    Content type: Original contribution

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  14. Abuse of prescription drugs, particularly opioid analgesics, has become a major source of injury mortality and morbidity in the United States. To prevent the diversion and misuse of controlled substances, many...

    Authors: Guohua Li, Joanne E Brady, Barbara H Lang, James Giglio, Hannah Wunsch and Charles DiMaggio

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:9

    Content type: Original contribution

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  15. Suicide rates vary more than 3-fold across the fifty states. Previous ecological studies have pointed, separately, to covariation of suicide mortality with rates of a) household firearm ownership, and b) antid...

    Authors: April Opoliner, Deborah Azrael, Catherine Barber, Garrett Fitzmaurice and Matthew Miller

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:6

    Content type: Original contribution

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  16. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young adults in the United States. Graduated driver licensing (GDL) systems were designed to protect young novice drivers by limiting their ex...

    Authors: Brian C Tefft, Allan F Williams and Jurek G Grabowski

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:4

    Content type: Original contribution

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  17. This brief commentary describes key events in the development of Dr. Jess Kraus’s professional career in injury epidemiology from the 1950s to the 2000s. It highlights the interactions with Dr. William Haddon ...

    Authors: Jess F Kraus

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:3

    Content type: Commentary

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  18. Too often, we fail to illustrate our research findings with descriptions of the circumstances of injury. These details make the subject come alive and provide insight into likely preventive measures. Often the...

    Authors: Susan P Baker

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  19. Advances in injury epidemiology and prevention are among the landmark achievements in epidemiology and public health in the past century. Despite remarkable success and growth, the field of injury epidemiology...

    Authors: Guohua Li and Charles J DiMaggio

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2014 1:1

    Content type: Editorial

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