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  1. Reliable epidemiological information on injury burden and pattern is essential to formulate effective injury control and prevention strategies. Injury surveillance systems are globally gaining ground as a tool...

    Authors: P. V. M. Lakshmi, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Nalinikanta Tripathy, Sunita Singh, Deepak Bhatia, Jagnoor Jagnoor and Rajesh Kumar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:24
  2. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (TSCI) is relatively uncommon, yet a devastating and costly condition. Despite the human and social impacts, studies describing patients with potential TSCI in the pre-hospital set...

    Authors: Ala’a O. Oteir, Karen Smith, Johannes U. Stoelwinder, Shelley Cox, James W. Middleton and Paul A. Jennings
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:25
  3. Most studies of rear-seated occupants have focused on or included pediatric occupants which may not translate to adults. This study examines passenger, driver, vehicle and crash characteristics for rear-seated...

    Authors: Chang Liu and Joyce C. Pressley
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:23
  4. Bicycle helmet laws generally increase helmet usage, but few studies assess whether helmet laws reduce disparities. The objective of this study is to assess changes in racial/ethnic disparities in helmet use a...

    Authors: John D. Kraemer
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:21
  5. Authors: María Ángeles Onieva-García, Virginia Martínez-Ruiz, Pablo Lardelli-Claret, José Juan Jiménez-Moleón, Carmen Amezcua-Prieto, Juan de Dios Luna-del-Castillo and Eladio Jiménez-Mejías
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:20

    The original article was published in Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:14

  6. Motorcyclists are known to be at substantially higher risk per mile traveled of dying from crashes than car occupants. In 2014, motorcycling made up less than 1 % of person-miles traveled but 13 % of the total...

    Authors: Victor Puac-Polanco, Katherine M. Keyes and Guohua Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:19
  7. This ecological study aimed i) to quantify the association of age and gender with the three components of pedestrians’ death rates after a pedestrian-vehicle crash: exposure, risk of crash and fatality, and ii...

    Authors: María Ángeles Onieva-García, Virginia Martínez-Ruiz, Pablo Lardelli-Claret, José Juan Jiménez-Moleón, Carmen Amezcua-Prieto, Juan de Dios Luna-del-Castillo and Eladio Jiménez-Mejías
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:14

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:20

  8. Bullying is the most common form of youth aggression. Although 49 of all 50 states in the U.S. have an anti-bullying law in place to prevent bullying, little is known about the effectiveness of these laws. Our...

    Authors: Marizen Ramirez, Patrick Ten Eyck, Corinne Peek-Asa, Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Joseph E. Cavanaugh
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:15
  9. Childhood injuries are increasingly treated in emergency departments (EDs) but the relationship between injury severity and ED resource utilization has not been evaluated. The objective of this study was to co...

    Authors: Mark R. Zonfrillo, Michelle L. Macy, Lawrence J. Cook, Tomohiko Funai, Rachel M. Stanley, James M. Chamberlain, Rebecca M. Cunningham and Elizabeth R. Alpern
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:12
  10. An estimated one in five drivers will be over 65 by 2030. Compared with their younger counterparts, older adults are more likely to experience health and functional impairments, including cognitive dysfunction...

    Authors: Linda L. Hill, Jill Rybar, James Stowe and Jana Jahns
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:13
  11. The goal was to examine the patterns and trends of skateboarding-related injuries sustained by children and adolescents in the United States.

    Authors: Lara B. McKenzie, Erica Fletcher, Nicolas G. Nelson, Kristin J. Roberts and Elizabeth G. Klein
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:10
  12. Pedestrian and bicyclist injury is an important public health issue. The retail environment, particularly the presence of alcohol outlets, may contribute the the risk of pedestrian or bicyclist injury, but thi...

    Authors: Charles DiMaggio, Stephen Mooney, Spiros Frangos and Stephen Wall
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:11
  13. While driving impaired is a well-recognized risk factor for motor vehicle (MV) crash, recent trends in recreational drug use and abuse may pose increased threats to occupant safety. This study examines mechani...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Yanlan Huang and Joyce C. Pressley
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:9
  14. Despite evidence that motorcycle helmets reduce morbidity and mortality, helmet laws and rates of helmet use vary by state in the U.S.

    Authors: Cody S. Olsen, Andrea M. Thomas, Michael Singleton, Anna M. Gaichas, Tracy J. Smith, Gary A. Smith, Justin Peng, Michael J. Bauer, Ming Qu, Denise Yeager, Timothy Kerns, Cynthia Burch and Lawrence J. Cook
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:8
  15. Texting while driving and other cell-phone reading and writing activities are high-risk activities associated with motor vehicle collisions and mortality. This paper describes the development and preliminary e...

    Authors: Regan W. Bergmark, Emily Gliklich, Rong Guo and Richard E. Gliklich
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:7
  16. Social support has been shown to be associated with various positive health outcomes among older adults but has not been previously examined in relation to falls, which are a serious health concern among older...

    Authors: Laura Durbin, Rebekah J. Kharrazi, Rebecca Graber and Thelma J. Mielenz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:4
  17. Repeated injuries, as known as injury recidivism, pose a significant burden on population health and healthcare settings. Therefore, identifying those at risk of recidivism can highlight targeted populations f...

    Authors: Suliman Alghnam, Glen H. Tinkoff and Renan Castillo
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:5
  18. Participation in boys’ youth lacrosse has dramatically increased in recent years. Yet, research on the incidence of youth lacrosse injuries is limited. This study describes the epidemiology of boys’ youth lacr...

    Authors: Zachary Y. Kerr, Shane V. Caswell, Andrew E. Lincoln, Aristarque Djoko and Thomas P. Dompier
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:3
  19. Current research regarding injuries caused during interactions between police officers and civilians is conducted intermittently or on a very narrow sample frame which provides very little clinical information...

    Authors: Alfreda Holloway-Beth, Linda Forst, Julia Lippert, Sherry Brandt-Rauf, Sally Freels and Lee Friedman
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:2
  20. Identifying fall-related injuries and costs using healthcare claims data is cost-effective and easier to implement than using medical records or patient self-report to track falls. We developed a comprehensive...

    Authors: Sung-Bou Kim, David S. Zingmond, Emmett B. Keeler, Lee A. Jennings, Neil S. Wenger, David B. Reuben and David A. Ganz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:1
  21. Our objective was to evaluate the reliability and predictability of ten socioeconomic indicators obtained from the 2006–2013 annual and multi-year ACS data cycles for unintentional drowning and submersion inju...

    Authors: Nathaniel Bell and Bo Cai
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:33
  22. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) greatly contributes to morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population. We examined potential urban/rural disparities in mortality amongst Oregon pediatric patients with TBI tr...

    Authors: Megan J. Leonhard, Dagan A. Wright, Rongwei Fu, David P. Lehrfeld and Kathleen F. Carlson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:32
  23. The science of sports injury control, including both its cause and prevention, has largely been informed by a biomedical and mechanistic model of health. Traditional scientific practice in sports injury resear...

    Authors: Adam Hulme and Caroline F. Finch
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:31
  24. Efforts to control agricultural injuries have been underway for years. Yet, very little is known about their trends over time. We examined trends in non-fatal agricultural injuries through analyzing injuries r...

    Authors: Celestin Missikpode, Corinne Peek-Asa, Tracy Young, Amanda Swanton, Kathy Leinenkugel and James Torner
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:30
  25. Residential sprinkler systems (RSS) are one intervention to prevent fire injury and death, yet there is no literature documenting why RSS homeowners opt to purchase a sprinkler-equipped home. This manuscript d...

    Authors: Shannon Frattaroli, Keshia M. Pollack, Phillip J. Cook, Michele Salomon, Elise Omaki and Andrea C. Gielen
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:27
  26. In any spatial research, the use of accurate location data is critical to the reliability of the results. Unfortunately, however, many of the administrative data sets used in injury research do not include the...

    Authors: Ofer Amram, Nadine Schuurman, Natalie L. Yanchar, Ian Pike, Michael Friger and Donald Griesdale
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:29
  27. Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) has a high personal and socio-economic impact. Effective public health prevention policies that aim to reduce this burden are reliant on contemporary information of the risk...

    Authors: Jonviea D. Chamberlain, Olivier Deriaz, Margret Hund-Georgiadis, Sonja Meier, Anke Scheel-Sailer, Martin Schubert, Gerold Stucki and Martin WG Brinkhof
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:28
  28. Children in the United States are at far greater risk of unintentional gun death than children in other developed countries. The relative figures may even be worse since the estimates for US child unintentiona...

    Authors: David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:26
  29. Falls among older adults are a common and serious public health problem. Evidence-based fall prevention programs delivered in community settings and targeting older adults living independently are increasingly...

    Authors: Jonathan Howland, Kalpana Narayan Shankar, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Alyssa A. Taylor
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:25
  30. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions in Canadian older adults, accounting for 85 % of injury hospitalizations among older adults aged over 65 years. While many of these injuries ca...

    Authors: Shanthi Johnson, Sheila Kelly and Drona Rasali
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:24
  31. Dizziness is often reported after a sports-related concussion. Forces experienced at the time of the concussion can cause an injury to multiple anatomical areas, including the central nervous system, the vesti...

    Authors: Jennifer C. Reneker, Vinay Cheruvu, Jingzhen Yang, Chad E. Cook, Mark A. James, M. Clay Moughiman and Joseph A. Congeni
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:22
  32. Children with disabilities are thought to have an increased risk of unintentional injuries, but quantitative syntheses of findings from previous studies have not been done. We conducted a systematic review and...

    Authors: Xiuquan Shi, Junxin Shi, Krista K. Wheeler, Lorann Stallones, Shanthi Ameratunga, Tom Shakespeare, Gary A. Smith and Huiyun Xiang
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:21
  33. Head injuries, particularly concussion, are a major cause of concern in many sports, particularly the football codes, driving a need to better understand injury mechanisms and potential methods of prevention. ...

    Authors: Lauren V. Fortington, Dara M. Twomey and Caroline F. Finch
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:20
  34. The relationship between economic development and road safety at sub-national level has not been well established. This study aims to assess the relationships between economic growth (measured by gross regiona...

    Authors: Huan He, Nino Paichadze, Adnan A. Hyder and David Bishai
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:19
  35. Pedestrians distracted by digital devices or other activities are at a higher risk of injury as they cross streets. We sought to describe the incidence of pedestrians distracted by digital devices or other act...

    Authors: Pina Violano, Linda Roney and Kirsten Bechtel
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:18
  36. Representing 2 % of the general population, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AIs/ANs) were associated with 0.5 % (63) of the estimated 12,500 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) reported to the National Spin...

    Authors: Alan D Cook, Jeanette G Ward, Kristina M Chapple, Hassan Akinbiyi, Mark Garrett and Forrest O’Dell Moore III
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:17
  37. Head injuries are the leading cause of death among cyclists, 85 % of which can be prevented by wearing a bicycle helmet. This study aims to estimate the incidence of pediatric bicycle-related injuries in Olmst...

    Authors: Ruchi Kaushik, Isabelle M Krisch, Darrell R Schroeder, Randall Flick and Michael E Nemergut
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:16
  38. Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a federally funded transportation program for facilitating physically active commuting to and from school in children through improvements of the built environment, such as side...

    Authors: Charles DiMaggio, Joanne Brady and Guohua Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:15
  39. Persons subject to domestic violence restraining orders (DVROs), known as respondents, are generally prohibited from possessing firearms. Efforts to enforce that prohibition have not been evaluated. The study ...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute, Shannon Frattaroli, Mona A. Wright, Barbara E. Claire, Katherine A. Vittes and Daniel W. Webster
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:14
  40. The epidemiology of sports-related concussion is not well-described in the literature. This paper presents a descriptive epidemiology of concussion in seven high school and collegiate sports.

    Authors: Stephen W Marshall, Kevin M Guskiewicz, Viswanathan Shankar, Michael McCrea and Robert C Cantu
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:13
  41. The Massachusetts (MA) Department of Public Health engaged the Injury Prevention Center at Boston Medical Center to develop a statewide baseline (2012) inventory of evidence-based (EB) community falls preventi...

    Authors: Jonathan Howland, Nicole J Treadway, Alyssa A Taylor and Elizabeth W Peterson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:12
  42. The New York City emergency department (ED) syndromic surveillance (SS) system provides near real-time data on the majority of ED visits. The utility of ED SS for injury surveillance has not been thoroughly ev...

    Authors: Kacie Seil, Jennifer Marcum, Ramona Lall and Catherine Stayton
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:11
  43. Due to a decreasing birth rate and longer life expectancy, the proportion of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to rise in coming years. Drivers over 65 drive two billion miles yearly, a number that will...

    Authors: Alexander J Mizenko, Brian C Tefft, Lindsay S Arnold and Jurek G Grabowski
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:9