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  1. Suicide is complex, with psychiatric, cultural, and socioeconomic roots. Though mental illnesses like depression contribute to risk for suicide, access to lethal means such as firearms is considered a key risk...

    Authors: Rocco Pallin and Amy Barnhorst

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:57

    Content type: Review

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  2. Leading causes of unintentional child injury such as poisoning and falls are preventable, and the majority occur in the home. Numerous home safety interventions have been developed and tested to increase safet...

    Authors: Lara B. McKenzie, Kristin J. Roberts, Rebecca J. McAdams, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul, Orie Kristel, Alison Szymanski, Sarah A. Keim and Wendy C. Shields

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:56

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  3. Suicide is a leading cause of death in the US. Lethal means restriction (LMR), which encourages limiting access and reducing the lethality of particular methods of suicide, has been identified as a viable prev...

    Authors: Amy A. Hunter, Susan DiVietro, Megan Boyer, Kristin Burnham, Danielle Chenard and Steven C. Rogers

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):54

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  4. Youth violence is a major public health concern in the United States. Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (HVIPs) are integral in connecting youth sustaining interpersonal violence-related injuries t...

    Authors: Jayda Watkins, Na’il Scoggins, Brooke M. Cheaton, Mark Nimmer, Michael N. Levas, Shannon H. Baumer-Mouradian and Marlene D. Melzer-Lange

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):44

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  5. Chicago has a history of gun violence with some neighborhoods, particularly Black and Brown communities, being disproportionately affected and Black male youth experiencing an even more disparate impact. Too o...

    Authors: Alexander Ellyin, Kelli Day, Jacqueline Samuel, Tami Bartell, Dion McGill, Karen Sheehan and Rebecca Levin

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):39

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  6. Pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities have increased since 2010 after a long downward trend. Trucks and SUVs, collectively called light trucks, have also increased in sales and size, which may affec...

    Authors: Zoabe Hafeez and Malvi Mehta

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):35

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  7. Following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Hartford Consensus produced the Stop the Bleed program to train bystanders in hemorrhage control. In our region, the police bureau delivers critical ...

    Authors: Joseph Tobias, Aaron Cunningham, Kelsi Krakauer, Deepthi Nacharaju, Lori Moss, Carlos Galindo, Michael Roberts, Nicholas A. Hamilton, Kyle Olsen, Molly Emmons, Jim Quackenbush, Martin A. Schreiber, Beech S. Burns, David Sheridan, Benjamin Hoffman, Adrienne Gallardo…

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):31

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  8. Approximately 3600 sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) occur annually in the United States, and a quarter of SUIDs are caused by unintentional suffocation and strangulation in bed, with soft bedding use bei...

    Authors: Sheena H. Gillani, Gina S. Lowell and Kyran P. Quinlan

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):30

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  9. In the wake of an epidemic in firearm-related deaths and injuries, youth have become leading voices of concern. This study’s objective was to investigate rural youth’s personal experiences with firearm-related...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Ryan P. King, Kristel M. Wetjen, Gerene M. Denning, Cole C. Wymore, Nicholas R. Stange, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Junlin Liao and Kelly E. Wood

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):29

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  10. Driving at night is considered a risk factor for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes and injuries but few studies have addressed this issue. Our objective was to compare daytime and nighttime ATV crashes to bett...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Nicholas R. Stange, AnnaMarie Fjeld and Gerene M. Denning

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):28

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  11. Firearms are the second leading cause of injury-related death in American children. Safe storage of firearms is associated with a significantly decreased odds of firearm-related death, however more than half o...

    Authors: Bijan Ketabchi, Michael A. Gittelman, Hayley Southworth, Melissa Wervey Arnold, Sarah A. Denny and Wendy J. Pomerantz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  12. Over 450,000 individuals are hospitalized with burns annually and roughly 35% are scald burns. Children younger than 5 years of age are at the greatest risk of scald burn injury. Caregiver burn prevention prog...

    Authors: Rochelle Thompson, Ross Budziszewski, Autumn D. Nanassy, Loreen K. Meyer, Paul Glat and Brooke Burkey

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  13. Motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) are a significant safety issue in the United States. Young children are disproportionally impacted by car accidents and suffer high rates of injuries and mortality. When used pr...

    Authors: Ross Budziszewski, Rochelle Thompson, Thomas Lucido, Janelle Walker, Loreen K. Meyer, L. Grier Arthur and Harsh Grewal

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 1):19

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  14. Furniture and television tip-over injuries are an important source of injury to children, especially those younger than 6 years old. A current epidemiologic evaluation of tip-over injuries is needed, especiall...

    Authors: Chang Lu, Jaahnavi Badeti, Tracy J. Mehan, Motao Zhu and Gary A. Smith

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:53

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  15. Unstably housed women experience high levels of violence. While previous studies have investigated psychological, physical, and sexual violence, weapon and gun violence are rarely delineated. We examined facto...

    Authors: Rose M. C. Kagawa and Elise D. Riley

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:52

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  16. Acute and overuse injuries affect millions of high school athletes annually and a better understanding of differences between these injuries is needed to help guide prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation st...

    Authors: Erin E. Ritzer, Jingzhen Yang, Sandhya Kistamgari, Christy L. Collins and Gary A. Smith

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:51

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  17. Multi-victim homicides are a persistent public health problem confronting the United States. Previous research shows that homicide rates in the U.S. are approximately seven times higher than those of other hig...

    Authors: Katherine A. Fowler, Rachel A. Leavitt, Carter J. Betz, Keming Yuan and Linda L. Dahlberg

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:49

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  18. Home and leisure injuries (HLIs) are a major public health problem. Cohort studies among general population are needed for targeted preventive actions but remain scarce. We quantify and qualify the HLIs collec...

    Authors: Madelyn Yiseth Rojas Castro, Ludivine Orriols, Dunia Basha Sakr, Benjamin Contrand, Marion Dupuy, Marina Travanca, Catherine Sztal-Kutas, Marta Avalos and Emmanuel Lagarde

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:50

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  19. We discuss barriers to recruitment, retention, and intervention delivery in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of patients presenting with firearm injuries to a Level 1 trauma center. The intervention was ada...

    Authors: Anthony S. Floyd, Vivian H. Lyons, Lauren K. Whiteside, Kevin P. Haggerty, Frederick P. Rivara and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:37

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. There remains a dearth of cross-city comparisons on the impact of climate change through extreme temperature and precipitation events on road safety. We examined trends in traffic fatalities, injuries and prop...

    Authors: José Ignacio Nazif-Munoz, Pablo Martínez, Augusta Williams and John Spengler

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:47

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  21. Nearly half of the sudden deaths documented in Japanese middle and high school occurred during school organized sport activities. However, no study to date has calculated the incidence rates of these deaths by...

    Authors: Yuri Hosokawa, Yuki Murata, Rebecca L. Stearns, Miwako Suzuki-Yamanaka, Kristen L. Kucera and Douglas J. Casa

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:27

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  22. Firearm violence is a significant public health problem in the United States. A surge in firearm purchasing following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic may have contributed to an increase in firearm violen...

    Authors: Julia P. Schleimer, Christopher D. McCort, Aaron B. Shev, Veronica A. Pear, Elizabeth Tomsich, Alaina De Biasi, Shani Buggs, Hannah S. Laqueur and Garen J. Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:43

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  23. A pediatric trauma registry for the Kingdom of Bahrain would be a novel public health tool for the Bahraini health system. The aim of this study was to explore the epidemiology of pediatric trauma at the natio...

    Authors: Jay C. Liu Jr, Aieshah A. Ismael, Ayesha Zaidi, Ban W. Sha’ban, Shaikha Ebrahim Almutawa, Asad Amin Chatha, Feras H. Abuzeyad, Ruqaya Isa Jaafar, Salah Ali Alghanem, Ghada Al Qassim, Nitya Kumar and Martin Corbally

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:42

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  24. Commercial fishing consistently has among the highest workforce injury and fatality rates in the United States. Data related to commercial fishing incidents are routinely collected by multiple organizations wh...

    Authors: Jasmine Nahorniak, Viktor Bovbjerg, Samantha Case and Laurel Kincl

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:26

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  25. Research examining psychological distress in people who have experienced an injury has focused on those with serious injuries or specific injury types, and has not involved long-term follow up. The aims of thi...

    Authors: Amy E. Richardson, Sarah Derrett, Ariyapala Samaranayaka and Emma H. Wyeth

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:41

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  26. In New York State (NYS), motor vehicle (MV) injury to child passengers is a leading cause of hospitalization and emergency department (ED) visits in children aged 0–12 years. NYS laws require appropriate child...

    Authors: Michael Bauer, Leah Hines, Emilia Pawlowski, Jin Luo, Anne Scott, Matthew Garnett, Morgan Uriell and Joyce C. Pressley

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:32

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  27. There has been concern about the risk of suicide among veterans returning from deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF...

    Authors: Tim Bullman and Aaron Schneiderman

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:40

    Content type: Short Report

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  28. Social and structural determinants of health (SDOH) are the conditions in which individuals are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age. These drivers of health are integral in contextualizing the unde...

    Authors: Charlotte Baker, Oziomachukwu Chinaka and Elizabeth C. Stewart

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:25

    Content type: Commentary

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  29. Cellphone use while driving (CUWD) is a frequent source of distraction for young drivers. These distractions commonly lead to motor vehicle crashes and, in some cases, death. Crash risk differs depending on if...

    Authors: Lucas M. Neuroth, Dylan Galos, Li Li, Songzhu Zhao and Motao Zhu

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:18

    Content type: Short Report

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  30. In Benin, motorcycles are the main means of transport for road users and are involved in more than half of crashes. This study aims to determine the effect of wearing a helmet on reducing head injuries in road...

    Authors: Bella Hounkpe Dos Santos, Yolaine Glele Ahanhanzo, Alphonse Kpozehouen, Donatien Daddah, Emmanuel Lagarde and Yves Coppieters

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:17

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  31. Pickleball is growing rapidly with a passionate senior following. Understanding and comparing players’ injury experience through analysis of a nationally representative hospital emergency department sample hel...

    Authors: Harold Weiss, Jacob Dougherty and Charles DiMaggio

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:34

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  32. Decision-making about when to stop driving for older adults involves assessment of driving risk, availability of support or resources, and strong emotions about loss of independence. Although the risk of being...

    Authors: Marian E. Betz, Faris Omeragic, Lauren Meador, Carolyn G. DiGuiseppi, Nicole R. Fowler, S. Duke Han, Linda Hill, Rachel L. Johnson, Christopher E. Knoepke, Daniel D. Matlock and Ryan Moran

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:23

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  33. With increasing numbers of countries/jurisdictions legalizing cannabis, cannabis impaired driving has become a serious public health concern. Despite substantive research linking cannabis use with higher rates...

    Authors: Cerina Lee, Don Voaklander, Jasjeet K. Minhas-Sandhu, John G. Hanlon, Elaine Hyshka, Jason R. B. Dyck and Dean T. Eurich

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:33

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  34. Minor injuries are very common in the pediatric population and often occur in the home environment. Despite its prevalence, little is known about outcomes in children following minor injury at home. Understand...

    Authors: Matthew J Molloy, Wendy Shields, Molly W Stevens and Andrea C Gielen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:16

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  35. The transition in 2015 to the Tenth Revision of the International Classification of Disease, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) in the US led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to propose a su...

    Authors: Lauren Alexis De Crescenzo, Barbara Alison Gabella and Jewell Johnson

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:15

    Content type: Short Report

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  36. The public health impact of pediatric trauma makes identifying opportunities to equalize health related disparities imperative. The influence of a child’s race on the likelihood of admission to the pediatric i...

    Authors: Katherine N. Slain, Morgan A. Wurtz and Jerri A. Rose

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:14

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  37. Off-the-books, untraceable “ghost guns” can now be manufactured at home, easily, and in large numbers; they contribute ever more frequently to firearm violence, including hate violence and domestic terrorism. ...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:13

    Content type: Commentary

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  38. Since the national stay-at-home order for COVID-19 was implemented, clinicians and public health authorities worldwide have expressed growing concern about the potential repercussions of drug and alcohol use d...

    Authors: Constance McGraw, Kristin Salottolo, Matthew Carrick, Mark Lieser, Robert Madayag, Gina Berg, Kaysie Banton, David Hamilton and David Bar-Or

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:24

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  39. The COVID-19 pandemic led to world-wide restrictions on social activities to curb the spread of this disease. Very little is known about the impact of these restrictions on trauma centers. Our objective was to...

    Authors: Pedro E. Ruiz-Medina, Ediel O. Ramos-Meléndez, Kerwin X. Cruz-De La Rosa, Antonio Arrieta-Alicea, Lourdes Guerrios-Rivera, Mariely Nieves-Plaza and Pablo Rodríguez-Ortiz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:22

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  40. No previous study has identified the specific brands of guns owned by gun owners. This study aimed to: (1) ascertain and describe patterns of brand- and model-specific gun ownership among US gun owners; and (2...

    Authors: Michael Siegel, Devon Dunn, Faizah Shareef, Miriam Neufeld and Claire Boine

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:12

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  41. Violence is one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. One-way society attempts to eliminate violence is through criminal punishment. Yet, in many contexts, punishment fails to reduce ...

    Authors: N. Jeanie Santaularia, Ryan Larson and Christopher Uggen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:11

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  42. Firearm violence is a public health problem that disparately impacts areas of economic and social deprivation. Despite a growing literature on neighborhood characteristics and injury, few studies have examined...

    Authors: Kimberly Dalve, Emma Gause, Brianna Mills, Anthony S. Floyd, Frederick P. Rivara and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:10

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  43. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for young children. Millions of ridesharing trips are taken each day, and use of these services is predicted to increase. Therefore, it is important to exam...

    Authors: Johnathon P. Ehsani, Jeffrey P. Michael and Andrea Gielen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:9

    Content type: Short Report

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  44. Comprehensive state firearm policies related to intimate partner violence (IPV) may have a significant public health impact on non-lethal IPV-related injuries. Research indicates that more restrictive firearm ...

    Authors: Tiara C. Willie, Trace Kershaw, Rachel Perler, Amy Caplon, Marina Katague and Tami P. Sullivan

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:8

    Content type: Original Contribution

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