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  1. The aim of this study was to elucidate associations between polypharmacy, types of medications, and geriatric comorbidities to identify predictive risk factors for poorer clinical outcomes following trauma-rel...

    Authors: Alexander Farrell, Taylor Castro, Shreya Nalubola and Nisha Lakhi
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:7
  2. Injury deaths constitute a major avoidable cause of death affecting life expectancy to a different degree in men and women. This study quantified the contributions of injury deaths to the gender gap in life ex...

    Authors: Firoozeh Bairami, Mohammad Hajizadeh and Ali Kiadaliri
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:6
  3. Urban trauma centers reported increased substance use among individuals injured in motor vehicle collisions (MVC) after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Little is known about individuals admitted to rural t...

    Authors: Toni Marie Rudisill, Lucie Steinmetz and James M. Bardes
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:5
  4. Falls are a common cause of injury with significantly associated medical costs yet public health surveillance of injuries from falls is underdeveloped. In addition, the epidemiologic understanding of outdoor f...

    Authors: Andrew G. Rundle, Remle P. Crowe, Henry E. Wang and Alexander X. Lo
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:4
  5. Firearm suicide is a significant public health problem in the United States of America among the general and veteran populations. Broad-based preventive strategies, including lethal means safety, have been emp...

    Authors: Claire Houtsma, Jeffrey Powers, Amanda M. Raines, Matthew Bailey, Catherine Barber and Gala True
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:3
  6. The CDC recently reported that firearm homicide rates in the United States increased in 2020, particularly among Black/African American individuals and men 25–44 years old. It is unclear whether firearm hospit...

    Authors: Paula D. Strassle, Jamie S. Ko, Madison Ponder, Anna María Nápoles, Alan C. Kinlaw and Sharon E. Schiro
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:2
  7. Self-harm is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality globally, though the prevalence tends to be highest among adolescents. As an indicator in suicide surveillance, the incidence of self-harm is useful beca...

    Authors: Shikha Saxena, Li Liu, Nathaniel Pollock and Steven R. McFaull
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2023 10:1
  8. To date, knowledge is limited regarding time-dependent suicide risk in the years following return from deployment and whether such rates vary by military rank (i.e., enlisted, officer) or component (i.e., acti...

    Authors: Rachel Sayko Adams, Jeri E. Forster, Jaimie L. Gradus, Claire A. Hoffmire, Trisha A. Hostetter, Mary Jo Larson, Colin G. Walsh, Lisa A. Brenner, Rachel Sayko Adams, Jeri E. Forster, Jaimie L. Gradus, Claire A. Hoffmire, Trisha A. Hostetter, Mary Jo Larson, Colin G. Walsh and Lisa A. Brenner
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:46
  9. Injuries are the number one cause of death in children and cause significant morbidity. Common scenarios for injury include wheeled recreational devices (WRDs) that allow children to be mobile and independent ...

    Authors: John Charles Nichols, Annalise Sorrentino, Margaret Hayslip, William King, Angela Jones and Kathy Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):44

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  10. To slow the spread of COVID-19, many nonessential businesses, daycares, and schools closed, and areas imposed “stay-at-home” orders. Closures led to young children spending more time at home, traditionally, th...

    Authors: Kristin J. Roberts, Rebecca J. McAdams and Lara B. McKenzie
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):43

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  11. Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs), often called utility task vehicles (UTVs), are designed to be driven by those ≥ 16 years and manufacturers recommend passengers be at least 12 years old. This study’s ...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Sienna E. Schaeffer, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Kristel M. Wetjen, Lauren J. Mulford, Katharine L. Champoux, Uche E. Okoro and Gerene M. Denning
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):42

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  12. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition, and its prevalence has increased markedly in the past two decades. Research indicates that people with ASD are at increased risk for pr...

    Authors: Emma Cornell, Ashley Blanchard, Stanford Chihuri, Carolyn G. DiGuiseppi and Guohua Li
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):41

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  13. Drowning is a leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for toddlers within the USA. Keeping toddlers within arm’s reach while swimming is recommended, yet many caregivers do not. Possibly, caregiver...

    Authors: Molly B. Johnson, Elizabeth D. Boriack, Carlee M. McConnell and Karla A. Lawson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):40

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  14. Regardless of injury prevention and outreach efforts, there continue to be low rates of adherence with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) safe sleep recommendations. Media is an important tool for parent...

    Authors: Sarah Gard Lazarus, Terri Miller, Philip J. Hudson, Terri McFadden, Gretchen Baas and Sadiqa Kendi
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):39

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  15. Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death in American youth aged 15 to 24, and over half of these deaths are suicides. Self-harm deaths in Wisconsin among adolescents have increased by 34% since 2...

    Authors: Ashley Cleary, Frannie Kaczor, Maisie Finnegan, John Schimek, Abby Egen-Schimek, Erin O’Donnell and Marlene Melzer-Lange
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):37

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  16. Certified training courses in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) operation are recommended, but little has been published regarding how they affect riding behaviors. Our objectives were to determine adolescents’ ATV ri...

    Authors: Charles A. Jennissen, Katharine L. Champoux, Pamela J. Hoogerwerf, Kristel M. Wetjen, Lauren J. Mulford, Sienna E. Schaeffer, Uche E. Okoro and Gerene M. Denning
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):36

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  17. Firearm injury is a leading cause of death among children. Safer firearm storage practices are associated with a reduced risk of childhood suicide and unintentional firearm death. However, these practices are ...

    Authors: Christopher Schenck, Meghan Wilson, Gunjan Tiyyagura and Kirsten Bechtel
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):35

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  18. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in drastic decreases in volume for most pediatric emergency departments (ED). Injuries have persisted and there is concern that injuries may have increased during the pandemic. T...

    Authors: Isabella V. Masler, Nipam Shah, Shea A. Duerring and Kathy R. Monroe
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9(Suppl 1):34

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  19. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, with over half of cases involving firearms. Despite research indicating negative effects of exposure to suicide, there is little research on wh...

    Authors: Leslie M. Barnard, Colton Leavitt, Talia L. Spark, Jacob B. Leary and Erik A. Wallace
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:45
  20. To combat the coronavirus pandemic, states implemented several public health policies to reduce infection and transmission. Increasing evidence suggests that these prevention strategies also have had a profoun...

    Authors: Paula D. Strassle, Alan C. Kinlaw, Jamie S. Ko, Stephanie M. Quintero, Jackie Bonilla, Madison Ponder, Anna María Nápoles and Sharon E. Schiro
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:33
  21. Up to a third of global road traffic deaths, and one in five in Mexico, are attributable to alcohol. In 2013, Mexico launched a national sobriety checkpoints program designed to reduce drink-driving in munici...

    Authors: Pricila H. Mullachery, D. Alex Quistberg, Mariana Lazo, Katherine Indvik, Carolina Perez-Ferrer, Nancy López-Olmedo, M. Arantxa Colchero and Usama Bilal
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:32
  22. The role of traumatic event exposure and psychiatric disorders as central risk factors for suicidal behavior has been established, but there are limited data in high conflict regions with significant trauma ex...

    Authors: Ajmal Sabawoon, Katherine M. Keyes, Elie Karam and Viviane Kovess-Masfety
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:31
  23. Although gun owners overwhelmingly support violence prevention policies, they are hesitant to speak up publicly to advocate for these policies. We tested a series of communication messages on gun owners’ level...

    Authors: Claire Boine, Michael Siegel and Abdine Maiga
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:30
  24. The National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) collects data on the circumstances of violent deaths, and all firearm-related deaths, across states and territories in the USA. This surveillance system is c...

    Authors: Kathleen F. Carlson, Tess A. Gilbert, Susan DeFrancesco, Dagan A. Wright, Xun Shen and Lawrence J. Cook
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:29
  25. This study comprises all hospitalized work-related burn injuries in one country during 2011–2015. The purpose was to describe demographics, causes and risk factors of occupational burn injuries with special fo...

    Authors: Lotta Purola, Heli Kavola and Jyrki Vuola
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:28
  26. Individuals attempting to enter the USA from Mexico at non-authorized points along the border fence often sustain injuries requiring medical intervention. We evaluated characteristics of this patient populatio...

    Authors: Kathryn D. Dwight, William T. Kent and Jan M. Hughes-Austin
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:27
  27. While lifetime history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with increased risk of disabilities, little is known about disability and TBI among Appalachian and other rural residents. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Robyn Feiss, John D. Corrigan, Kele Ding, Cynthia L. Beaulieu, Jennifer Bogner and Jingzhen Yang
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:25
  28. Temporary, voluntary storage of firearms away from the home during times of risk is a recommended strategy for suicide prevention. Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) are often suggested as storage sites, and onli...

    Authors: Marian E. Betz, Sara Brandspigel, Leslie M. Barnard, Rachel L. Johnson, Christopher E. Knoepke, Ryan A. Peterson, Frederick P. Rivara and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:24
  29. Construction workers are 3–4 times more likely than other workers to die from accidents at work—however, in the developing world, the risks associated with construction work may be 6 times greater. India does ...

    Authors: Phil Edwards, Sajjan Yadav, Jonathan Bartlett and John Porter
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:23
  30. Competition in road cycling events is common, yet little is known about the nature and disposition of injuries sustained in these events. The purpose of this study is to describe injured body regions and the d...

    Authors: Gregory Jancaitis, Alison R. Snyder Valier and Curt Bay
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:22
  31. Road traffic injuries are a significant cause of death and disability globally. However, in some countries the exact health burden caused by road traffic injuries is unknown. In Malawi, there is no central rep...

    Authors: Robert Manning Smith, Valentina Cambiano, Tim Colbourn, Joseph H. Collins, Matthew Graham, Britta Jewell, Ines Li Lin, Tara D. Mangal, Gerald Manthalu, Joseph Mfutso-Bengo, Emmanuel Mnjowe, Sakshi Mohan, Wingston Ng’ambi, Andrew N. Phillips, Paul Revill, Bingling She…
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:21
  32. Drug overdose and firearm injury are two of the United States (US) most unrelenting public health crises, both of which have been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs and policies typically focus on e...

    Authors: Lauren A. Magee, Bradley Ray, Philip Huynh, Daniel O’Donnell and Megan L. Ranney
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:20
  33. Globally, burn related deaths are disproportionately higher among children below 5 years of age compared to other age groups. Although rarely fatal, most burns in this group occur within homes specifically in ...

    Authors: Marcia Tusiime, David Musoke, Fiston Muneza, Milton Mutto and Olive Kobusingye
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:18
  34. Substance-related interactions with the criminal justice system are a potential touchpoint to identify people at risk for firearm violence. We used an agent-based model to simulate the change in firearm violen...

    Authors: Magdalena Cerdá, Ava D. Hamilton, Melissa Tracy, Charles Branas, David Fink and Katherine M. Keyes
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:17
  35. Codes in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), are used for injury surveillance, including surveillance of intentional self-harm, as they appear in ad...

    Authors: Barbara A. Gabella, Beth Hume, Linda Li, Marianne Mabida and Julia Costich
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:16
  36. Large-scale multisite trauma registries with broad geographic coverage in low-income countries are rare. This lack of systematic trauma data impedes effective policy responses.

    Authors: Linda Chokotho, Kevin Croke, Meyhar Mohammed, Wakisa Mulwafu, Jonna Bertfelt, Saahil Karpe and Sveta Milusheva
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:14
  37. Suicide is the second most common cause of death among adolescents and young adults. In the pediatric population, gunshot wounds (GSWs) and hangings are common mechanisms of pediatric suicide. Comorbid psychia...

    Authors: Christina M. Theodorou, Kaeli J. Yamashiro, Sarah C. Stokes, Edgardo S. Salcedo, Shinjiro Hirose and Alana L. Beres
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:13
  38. Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) accounts for ~ 3400 deaths per year in the USA, and minimal progress has been made in reducing SUID over the past two decades. SUID is the sudden death of an infant that h...

    Authors: Brett T. Boyer, Gina S. Lowell, Douglas R. Roehler and Kyran P. Quinlan
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:12
  39. In Western countries, the typical cervical spine fracture (CS-Fx) patient has historically been a young male injured in a road traffic accident. Recent reports and daily clinical practice clearly indicate a ch...

    Authors: Nils Christian Utheim, Eirik Helseth, Mona Stroem, Paal Rydning, Magnus Mejlænder-Evjensvold, Thomas Glott, Christina Teisner Hoestmaelingen, Mads Aarhus, Paal Andre Roenning and Hege Linnerud
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:10
  40. Safety climate is an upstream predictor of safety behaviors (e.g., safety compliance), organizational outcomes (e.g., burnout, engagement), and safety outcomes (e.g., injuries). The Fire Service Organizational...

    Authors: Ashley M. Geczik, Jin Lee, Andrea L. Davis, Joseph A. Allen and Jennifer A. Taylor
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:11
  41. Law enforcement traffic stops are one of the most common entryways to the US justice system. Conventional frameworks suggest traffic stops promote public safety by reducing dangerous driving practices and non-...

    Authors: Michael Dolan Fliss, Frank R. Baumgartner, Paul Delamater, Steve W. Marshall, Charles Poole and Whitney Robinson
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:9
  42. Police shootings are unevenly spatially distributed, with substantive spikes throughout the USA. While minorities are disproportionately the victims of police force, social or structural factors associated wit...

    Authors: Timothy F. Leslie, Cara L. Frankenfeld and Angela J. Hattery
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:8
  43. Homicide is a major cause of death and contributes to health disparities in the United States. This burden overwhelmingly affects people from racial and ethnic minority populations as homicide occurs more ofte...

    Authors: Ariana N. Gobaud, Christina A. Mehranbod, Beidi Dong, James Dodington and Christopher N. Morrison
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:7
  44. Sports and recreational activities are the most commonly reported cause of injury-related emergency department (ED) visits among children and young adults in developed countries, yet studies about the effect o...

    Authors: Oluwatosin Ogunmayowa and Charlotte Baker
    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2022 9:6
  45. 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