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  1. Detergent packets are common household products; however, they pose a risk of injuries and poisonings, especially among children. This study examined the epidemiological characteristics of pediatric injuries a...

    Authors: Sarah Zutrauen, James Cheesman and Steven R. McFaull
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:31
  2. Rollover crashes continue to be a substantial public health issue in North America. Previous research has shown that the cervical spine is the most injured spine segment in rollovers, but much of the past rese...

    Authors: Loay Al-Salehi, Shannon G. Kroeker, Jason R. Kerrigan, Peter A. Cripton, Matthew B. Panzer and Gunter P. Siegmund
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:30
  3. In assigning manner of death (MOD) for inclusion on death certificates, medical examiners and coroners do not always apply uniform criteria. Previous research indicates surveillance statistics based on death c...

    Authors: Samuel Fischer, Matthew Miller, Catherine Barber and Deborah Azrael
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:29
  4. The purpose of this report is to provide insight and details regarding the development and implementation of an injury and illness surveillance (IIS) system for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committ...

    Authors: Eric G. Post, Travis Anderson, Olivia Samson, Alexis D. Gidley, Ashley N. Triplett, Amber T. Donaldson, Jonathan T. Finnoff and William M. Adams
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:28
  5. Unintentional injuries disproportionately impact American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Developing effective and culturally tailored data collection and intervention programs requires an unders...

    Authors: Wendy Shields, Anne Kenney, Evelyn Shiang, Rebecca Malizia and Holly Billie
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:27
  6. In the US, over 50% of suicide deaths are by firearm injury. Studies have found that limiting access to firearms, including storing them temporarily outside of the home or locking and unloading them securely a...

    Authors: Hanna Christian, Dev Crasta, Garra Lloyd-Lester, Gala True, Marianne Goodman, Brett Bass, Kathryne Coric, Timothy Ruetten, Robert Lane and Gabriela Khazanov
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:26
  7. Hand injuries constitute up to 30% of the total cases treated in emergency departments. Over time, demographic changes, especially an aging population, and shifts in workplace safety regulations and healthcare...

    Authors: Martynas Tamulevicius, Florian Bucher, Nadjib Dastagir, Vincent Maerz, Peter M. Vogt and Khaled Dastagir
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:25
  8. Individual and social characteristics are attributed to violent behavior in schools, yet environmental hazards may play an understudied role. Ambient air pollution has been linked to neurological dysfunction t...

    Authors: Austin T. Rau, Alyson B. Harding, Andy Ryan, Marizen R. Ramirez, Lynette M. Renner and Jesse D. Berman
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:24
  9. Sport-related injuries and illnesses can negatively impact athlete welfare at all standards of participation in team sports. Injury and illness surveillance (IIS), and the development of monitoring systems, in...

    Authors: Bradley Sprouse, Avinash Chandran, Neel Rao, Adrian J. Boltz, Molly Johnson, Philip Hennis and Ian Varley
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:23
  10. Diabetes mellitus (DM) can impair driving safety due to hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and diabetic eye diseases. However, few studies have examined the association between DM and...

    Authors: Difei Liu, Stanford Chihuri, Howard F. Andrews, Marian E. Betz, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, David W. Eby, Linda L. Hill, Vanya Jones, Thelma J. Mielenz, Lisa J. Molnar, David Strogatz, Barbara H. Lang and Guohua Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:22
  11. A 2022 survey in the USA found concerningly high prevalences of support for and personal willingness to engage in political violence, of beliefs associated with such violence, and of belief that civil war was ...

    Authors: Garen J. Wintemute, Sonia L. Robinson, Andrew Crawford, Elizabeth A. Tomsich, Paul M. Reeping, Aaron B. Shev, Bradley Velasquez and Daniel Tancredi
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:20
  12. The Fire service Organizational Culture of Safety (FOCUS) survey is an assessment tool comprised of psychometrically validated metrics of safety climate, safety behavior, and downstream outcomes (organizationa...

    Authors: Ashley M. Geczik, Jin Lee, Joseph A. Allen, Madison E. Raposa, Lucy F. Robinson, D. Alex Quistberg, Andrea L. Davis and Jennifer A. Taylor
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:19
  13. There is an epidemic of firearm injuries in the United States since the mid-2000s. Thus, we sought to examine whether hospitalization from firearm injuries have increased over time, and to examine temporal cha...

    Authors: Kristin Salottolo, R. Joseph Sliter, Gary Marshall, Carlos H. Palacio Lascano, Glenda Quan, David Hamilton, Robert Madayag, Gina Berg and David Bar-Or
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:18
  14. Privately made firearms (PMFs) or “ghost guns” are homemade, unserialized, untraceable firearms that have been increasingly used in violent crime in the United States. Very little is known about the types of P...

    Authors: Alaina De Biasi, Anthony A. Braga, Brad Velasquez and Garen Wintemute
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:17
  15. Public transportation use is influenced by perceptions of safety. Concerns related to crime on New York City (NYC) transit have risen following NYC’s COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency declaration in 2020, l...

    Authors: Leah E. Roberts, Christina A. Mehranbod, Brady Bushover, Ariana N. Gobaud, Evan L. Eschliman, Carolyn Fish, Siddhesh Zadey, Xiang Gao and Christopher N. Morrison
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:16
  16. Pedestrians and cyclists are often referred to as “vulnerable road users,” yet most research is focused on fatal crashes. We used fatal and nonfatal crash data to examine risk factors (i.e., relationship to an...

    Authors: David I. Swedler, Bina Ali, Rebecca Hoffman, Jennifer Leonardo, Eduardo Romano and Ted R. Miller
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:15
  17. Police violence is increasingly recognized as an urgent public health problem. Basic questions about police violence, however, remain unanswered, including which types of law enforcement agency are responsible...

    Authors: Jaquelyn L. Jahn and Gabriel L. Schwartz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:13
  18. Teen drivers with a traffic violation are at increased risk for crashes and crash-related injuries; however, most parent-focused interventions target teen drivers with supervised learner’s permits. Very few in...

    Authors: Jingzhen Yang, Corinne Peek-Asa, Ying Zhang, Cara Hamann, Motao Zhu, Yang Wang, Archana Kaur, Robyn Recker, Dominique Rose and Lisa Roth
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:12
  19. Early identification of child abuse is critical to prevent death and disability. Studies suggest implicit bias of providers may lead to overrepresentation of minority and impoverished children in child abuse r...

    Authors: Ashley Chan, Mary D. Feller, Kaylin Dawson, Kirsten Morrissey, Ashar Ata and Mary J. Edwards
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:11
  20. Violence is a serious public health concern disproportionately experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) people. While the burden and impact of violence may be explained by the presence of risk f...

    Authors: Jeffrey E. Rollman, M. Thomas, Laura M. Mercer Kollar, Katie A. Ports, Carmen Clelland, Delight E. Satter and Corinne David-Ferdon
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 8(Suppl 2):72

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

  21. Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and traffic-related injuries are two major public health problems disproportionately affecting young people. Young drivers, whose driving skills are still developing, are par...

    Authors: Jingzhen Yang, Despina Stavrinos, Thomas Kerwin, Sylvie Mrug, Michael Tiso, Benjamin McManus, Cameron G. Wrabel, Christopher Rundus, Fangda Zhang, Drew Davis, Erin M. Swanson, Brett Bentley and Keith Owen Yeates
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:10
  22. Firearm violence is a major cause of death and injury in the United States. Tracking the movement of firearms from legal purchase to use in crimes can help inform prevention of firearm injuries and deaths. The...

    Authors: Sonia L. Robinson, Christopher D. McCort, Colette Smirniotis, Garen J. Wintemute and Hannah S. Laqueur
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:8
  23. Suicide, especially by firearm, remains a leading cause of death in military populations in the USA. Reducing access to firearms, especially during high risk times, may help prevent suicide and other forms of ...

    Authors: S. Rachel Kennedy, Jessica Buck-Atkinson, Jayna Moceri-Brooks, Megan L. Johnson, Michael D. Anestis, Makala Carrington, Justin C. Baker, Mary E. Fisher, Donald E. Nease Jr., AnnaBelle O. Bryan, Craig J. Bryan and Marian E. Betz
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:7
  24. Media outlets that report on firearm injuries and deaths may provide an important role in emphasizing safe storage practices, particularly when unintentional firearm injuries and deaths occur among young child...

    Authors: Bart Hammig, Abigail Bordelon and Corinne Chandler
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:6
  25. Alcohol-induced injury is one of the leading causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. We investigated the relationship between impulsive personality and physical injury (e.g. falls, sports), and whether ...

    Authors: Fakir Md. Yunus, Catherine Standage, Chantal Walsh, Peri Lockhart, Kara Thompson, Matthew Keough, Marvin Krank, Allyson Hadwin, Patricia J. Conrod and Sherry H. Stewart
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:5
  26. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality globally. TBI is often associated with other physical or psychological issues resulting in high hospitalization costs. TBI incidence and...

    Authors: Shikha Saxena, Sarah Zutrauen and Steven R. McFaull
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:4
  27. Researchers often use publicly available data sources to describe injuries occurring in professional athletes, developing and testing hypotheses regarding athletic-related injury. It is reasonable to question ...

    Authors: Abigail C. Bretzin, Bernadette A. D’Alonzo, Elsa R. van der Mei, Jason Gravel and Douglas J. Wiebe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:3
  28. Economic hardship is a potential trigger for intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration. While higher IPV rates have been reported in low-income regions, few African studies have focused on IPV being trigger...

    Authors: Campion Zharima, Rishav Singh, Kalysha Closson, Mags Beksinska, Bongiwe Zulu, Julie Jesson, Tatiana Pakhomova, Erica Dong, Janan Dietrich, Angela Kaida and C. Andrew Basham
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:2
  29. In the USA, firearms are commonly involved in many incidents of serious interpersonal harm. Federal law prohibits the purchase and possession of firearms by certain high-risk groups including those with prior ...

    Authors: Julie M. Kafka, Frederick P. Rivara, Rachel Ross and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2024 11:1
  30. Fall deaths in the USA almost tripled in the twenty-first century. While various interventions have been effective in reducing fall deaths, they have failed to make a substantial impact at a population level.

    Authors: David Hemenway, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Jonathan Howland
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:69
  31. Understanding demographic profiles is essential to the assessment of health burden imposed by motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) on pregnant women. However, Asian studies that have examined it are lacking. The study...

    Authors: Ya-Hui Chang, Yu-Wen Chien, Chiung-Hsin Chang, Ping-Ling Chen, Tsung-Hsueh Lu, Chang-Ta Chiu and Chung-Yi Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:68
  32. Despite growing evidence about how state-level firearm regulations affect overall rates of injury and death, little is known about whether potential harms or benefits of firearm laws are evenly distributed acr...

    Authors: Rosanna Smart, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Pierrce Holmes, Terry L. Schell and Andrew R. Morral
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:67
  33. Injuries, the leading cause of death in children 1–17 years old, are often preventable. Injury patterns are impacted by changes in the child’s environment, shifts in supervision, and caregiver stressors. The o...

    Authors: Holly R. Hanson, Margaret Formica, Danielle Laraque-Arena, Mark R. Zonfrillo, Puja Desai, Joseph O. O’Neil, Purnima Unni, Estell Lenita Johnson, Patricia Cobb, Maneesha Agarwal, Kristen Beckworth, Stephanie Schroter, Stephen Strotmeyer, Katie A. Donnelly, Leah K. Middelberg, Amber M. Morse…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:66
  34. Drowning is the leading cause of death for toddlers. When caregivers are knowledgeable about water safety, they can provide the best protection against drowning. The aim of this study is to survey caregivers o...

    Authors: Molly B. Johnson and Karla A. Lawson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):65

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  35. Drowning is a major public health issue internationally. In August 2022, a report was released by members of the Central Texas Drowning Prevention Action Team that provided data on drowning fatalities in Texas...

    Authors: Stewart R. Williams, Emily A. Dow and Molly B. Johnson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):64

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  36. Limited information is known about the impact of childhood maltreatment on lifetime risk of violent death. This study aimed to compare manner of death, demographics, age at time of death, and the presence of a...

    Authors: Nicole M. Barrett, Nichole L. Michaels, Sandhya Kistamgari, Gary A. Smith and Farah W. Brink
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:63
  37. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted social, political, and economic life across the world, shining a light on the vulnerability of many communities. The objective of this study was to assess injury patterns before...

    Authors: Christina Georgeades, Amelia T. Collings, Manzur Farazi, Carisa Bergner, Mary E. Fallat, Peter C. Minneci, K. Elizabeth Speck, Kyle J. Van Arendonk, Katherine J. Deans, Richard A. Falcone Jr., David S. Foley, Jason D. Fraser, Samir K. Gadepalli, Martin S. Keller, Meera Kotagal, Matthew P. Landman…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):62

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  38. Intentional use of high doses of loperamide has been linked to serious cardiac toxicity. The objective of this study is to investigate the characteristics and trends of loperamide cases reported to United Stat...

    Authors: Aaditya Patel, Natalie I. Rine, Henry A. Spiller, Hannah Hays, Jaahnavi Badeti, Motao Zhu, Kele Ding and Gary A. Smith
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:61
  39. The aim of the study was to have youth participate in the design and implementation of a research project set within a child rights framework to better understand high schoolers’ perceptions of safety in their...

    Authors: Pallavi Malla, Nakesha Fray, Margaret K. Formica, Danielle Goldberg, Robert Marchesani, Patricia Hennessy, Moshay Ervine, Jacqueline G. Wallace, Elaine Larson, Pamela Wridt and Danielle Laraque-Arena
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):60

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  40. The COVID-19 a pandemic changed the world. Public health directives to socially distance with stay-at-home orders altered injury risk factor exposure, resulting injury patterns and conducting injury prevention...

    Authors: Tanya Charyk Stewart, Purnima Unni, Holly Renee Hanson, Jason Gilliland, Andrew Clark and Douglas D. Fraser
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):59

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  41. Injuries remain one of the leading causes of death globally. These disproportionately affect young adults and are particularly prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Maxillofacial injuries (MI) pose significan...

    Authors: Adekunle I. Adeleke, Mbuzeleni Hlongwa, Sizwe Makhunga and Themba G. Ginindza
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:58
  42. Prohibiting the purchase and possession of firearms by those at risk of violence is an established approach to preventing firearm violence. Prior studies of legal purchasers have focused on convictions for spe...

    Authors: Aaron B. Shev, Mona A. Wright, Rose M. C. Kagawa and Garen J. Wintemute
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:57
  43. Our objectives were to compare safe sleep knowledge, attitudes and planned vs. actual infant sleep practices among expectant mothers before and after their infant’s birth and to determine whether differences (...

    Authors: Paula Valiño Ramos, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Penny K. Smith, Carolyn Finley, Uche E. Okoro and Charles A. Jennissen
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):55

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  44. Pre-injury opioid use is common, but the effects of opioid-related polysubstance use on mortality and health resources utilization (HRU) have not been investigated yet. The objective of this study was to inves...

    Authors: Safalta Khadka, James M. Bardes and Mohammad A. Al-Mamun
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:54
  45. Expert consensus recommends prescription opioid safety counseling be provided when prescribing an opioid. This may be especially important for youth with preexistent alcohol and other drug (AOD) use who are at...

    Authors: Michael J. Mello, Lois K. Lee, Emily Christison-Lagay, Anthony Spirito, Sara Becker, Julie Bromberg, Stephanie Ruest, Mark R. Zonfrillo, Kelli Scott, Charles Pruitt, Karla Lawson, Isam Nasr, Jeremy Aidlen and Janette Baird
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):53

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  46. Between 2015 and 2021, 3,498 Americans died from unintentional gun injuries, including 713 children 17 years and younger. Roughly 30 million American children live in homes with firearms, many of which are loa...

    Authors: Ashley D. Cannon, Kate Reese, Paige Tetens and Kathryn R. Fingar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10(Suppl 1):52

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1