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  1. Basketball is one of the most played sports in the world. However, only a few studies have examined the epidemiology of Japanese collegiate men’s basketball injuries. This study investigated the incidence of i...

    Authors: Yuta Sekine, Kotaro Kamada, Takeshi Koyama, Seigo Hoshikawa, Sayuri Uchino and Takayuki Komatsu

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:4

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  2. Trauma is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among pediatric and adolescent populations worldwide, with over ninety percent of childhood injuries occurring in low-income and middle-income coun...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Sveta Milusheva, Kevin Croke, Saahil Karpe and Juma A. Mfinanga

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:3

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  3. Little is known about voluntary divestment of firearms among US firearm owners. Here, we aim to estimate the proportion of handgun owners who divest their handguns in the years following their initial acquisit...

    Authors: Sonja A. Swanson, Matthew Miller, Yifan Zhang, Lea Prince, Erin E. Holsinger, Zachary Templeton and David M. Studdert

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:2

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  4. Research on violence exposure emphasizes discrete acute events such as direct and witnessed victimization. Little is known about the broad range of experiences of violence (EVs) in daily life. This study asses...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute, Amanda J. Aubel, Rocco Pallin, Julia P. Schleimer and Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:1

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  5. Motor vehicle crashes (MVC’s) in the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities account for 43% of unintentional injury deaths. This article introduces MVC data and geographic information system (GIS) m...

    Authors: Jordan M. Vandjelovic and Darcy Merchant

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):71

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  6. Most concussion education aims to increase athlete self-report of concussive symptoms. Although the population burden of concussion is high, frequency with which this injury occurs on a given sports team in a ...

    Authors: Emily Kroshus, Sarah J. Lowry, Kimberly Garrett, Rachel Hays, Tamerah Hunt and Sara P. D. Chrisman

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:70

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  7. The rates, severity and consequences of hand and wrist injuries sustained by National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes are not well characterized. This study describes the epidemiology of hand and wris...

    Authors: Kathleen A. Holoyda, Daniel P. Donato, David A. Magno-Padron, Andrew M. Simpson and Jayant P. Agarwal

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:69

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  8. Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs including opioids has been a driving force behind the drug overdose epidemic plaguing communities across the USA for more than two decades. Medication accumulation in the...

    Authors: Isaac Ampadu, Robert Morones, Andrea Tsatoke, Lacie Ampadu, Martin Stephens, William C. Crump and David Bales

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):67

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  9. Although falls are common and can cause serious injury to older adults, many health care facilities do not have falls prevention resources available. Falls prevention resources can reduce injury and mortality ...

    Authors: Kyle M. Knight

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8(Suppl 2):66

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 2

  10. Despite a national decrease in emergency department visits in the United States during the first 10 months of the pandemic, preliminary Consumer Product Safety Commission data indicate increased firework-relat...

    Authors: Nathan Maassel, Abbie Saccary, Daniel Solomon, David Stitelman, Yunshan Xu, Fangyong Li, Emily Christison-Lagay and James Dodington

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:65

    Content type: Short Report

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  11. Inter-related sustained upward trends in firearm purchasing, violence, and political extremism are converging to put the USA at risk for disaster and threaten our future as a democracy. This narrative review p...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:64

    Content type: Review

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  12. Commonly-used violence surveillance systems are biased towards certain populations due to overreporting or over-scrutinized. Hospital discharge data may offer a more representative view of violence, through us...

    Authors: N. Jeanie Santaularia, Marizen R. Ramirez, Theresa L. Osypuk and Susan M. Mason

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:63

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  13. Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 12–59 months old in rural Bangladesh. This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of a large-scale crèche (daycare) intervention in preventing child drowning.

    Authors: Y. Natalia Alfonso, Adnan A. Hyder, Olakunle Alonge, Shumona Sharmin Salam, Kamran Baset, Aminur Rahman, Dewan Md Emdadul Hoque, Md Irteja Islam, Fazlur Rahman, Shams El-Arifeen and David Bishai

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:61

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  14. Apprehensions of undocumented immigrants in the Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S.-Mexico border have grown to account for nearly half of all apprehensions at the border. The purpose of this study is to repo...

    Authors: Carlos H. Palacio, Bianca Cruz, Cheryl Vanier, Jose Cano and Bradford G. Scott

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:58

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  15. Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) are a relatively new type of law that are being considered or implemented in many states in the United States. Colorado’s law went into effect on January 1, 2020, after s...

    Authors: Leslie M. Barnard, Megan McCarthy, Christopher E. Knoepke, Sabrina Kaplan, James Engeln and Marian E. Betz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2021 8:59

    Content type: Short Report

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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

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  32. 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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  33. 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

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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

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  37. 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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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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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  41. 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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