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  1. The state of Florida continues to report significant gender, ethnic and racial disparities in trauma incidence, access to care and outcomes in the adult population. Our objective was to assess pediatric injury...

    Authors: Carmen Ramos Irizarry, Patrick C. Hardigan, Mark G. Mc Kenney, Gretchen Holmes, Rudy Flores, Brenda Benson and Ascension M. Torres

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:12

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  2. Gun theft is an important source of guns used by criminals. Yet no empirical work has focused on the characteristics of gun owners that distinguish those who have had their guns stolen from those who have not....

    Authors: David Hemenway, Deborah Azrael and Matthew Miller

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:11

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  3. The purpose of this study was to review the reported associations of depression and antidepressants with motor vehicle crashes.

    Authors: Linda L. Hill, Vanessa L. Lauzon, Elise L. Winbrock, Guohua Li, Stanford Chihuri and Kelly C. Lee

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:10

    Content type: Review

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  4. Continued automobile driving is important for the wellbeing and independence of older adults. Frailty has been associated with a variety of negative health outcomes, but studies are lacking on the potential as...

    Authors: Elizabeth G. Bond, Laura L. Durbin, Jodi A. Cisewski, Min Qian, Jack M. Guralnik, Judith D. Kasper and Thelma J. Mielenz

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:9

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  5. Participation in lacrosse has grown at the collegiate levels. However, little research has examined the epidemiology of collegiate men’s lacrosse injuries. This study describes the epidemiology of injuries in ...

    Authors: Zachary Y. Kerr, Adam Quigley, Susan W. Yeargin, Andrew E. Lincoln, James Mensch, Shane V. Caswell and Thomas P. Dompier

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:6

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  6. The United States has by far the highest rates of homicide perpetration among high-income countries. The perpetration of homicide by children is often newsworthy, but little is known about the incidence or the...

    Authors: David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:5

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  7. A data acquisition from the medical sector may give one important view of the burden on the society caused by vehicle related injuries. The official police-reported statistics may only reflect a part of all ve...

    Authors: Johanna Björnstig, Per-Olof Bylund and Ulf Björnstig

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:4

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  8. Muay Thai is a style of kickboxing that allows full-contact blows to an unprotected head, torso and legs, and, as in any combat sport, there is an inherent risk of injury. Previous observational studies have s...

    Authors: Stephen Strotmeyer Jr and Reidar P. Lystad

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:2

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  9. Vision Zero (VZ) is a public program that aims to have zero fatalities or serious injuries from road traffic crashes. This article examines various major components of VZ: how VZ redefines road safety, how VZ ...

    Authors: Ellen Kim, Peter Muennig and Zohn Rosen

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:1

    Content type: Review

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  10. Tractors and other slow-moving self-propelled farm equipment are often used on public roadway to transfer goods from the farm to a market or distributer. Increased roadway exposure has led to a growing concern...

    Authors: Mitchell Greenan, Maisha Toussaint, Corinne Peek-Asa, Diane Rohlman and Marizen R. Ramirez

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:31

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  11. Advanced in-vehicle technologies have been proposed as a potential way to keep older adults driving for as long as they can safely do so, by taking into account the common declines in functional abilities expe...

    Authors: David W. Eby, Lisa J. Molnar, Liang Zhang, Renée M. St. Louis, Nicole Zanier, Lidia P. Kostyniuk and Sergiu Stanciu

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:28

    Content type: Review

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  12. Muay Thai is a combat sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. Currently, little is known about the injuries and risk factors for injuries among Muay Thai fighters...

    Authors: Stephen Strotmeyer Jr., Jeffrey H. Coben, Anthony Fabio, Thomas Songer and Maria Brooks

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:30

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  13. Musculoskeletal injuries are a common cause of morbidity after road traffic injury (RTI) in motorizing countries. District hospitals provide front-line orthopedic care in Uganda and other sub-Saharan African n...

    Authors: Dan K. Kisitu, Lauren E. Eyler, Isaac Kajja, Gonzaga Waiswa, Titus Beyeza, David R. Ragland, Isabelle Feldhaus, Catherine Juillard and Rochelle A. Dicker

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:27

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  14. Research on occupational safety of law enforcement officers (LEOs) has primarily focused on fatal assaults. Nonfatal assaults, however, have received little attention. The goal of this study was to describe th...

    Authors: Cassandra K. Crifasi, Keshia M. Pollack and Daniel W. Webster

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:29

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  15. Experiences in adolescence may have a lasting impact on adulthood. The objective of this study is to evaluate the association between adolescent (12–18 years of age) volunteerism with the incidence of illegal ...

    Authors: Shabbar I. Ranapurwala, Carri Casteel and Corinne Peek-Asa

    Citation: Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:26

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  16. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  17. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  18. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  19. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  20. 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

    Content type: Erratum

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

  21. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  22. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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

  23. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  24. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  25. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  26. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  27. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  28. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  29. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  30. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  31. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  32. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  33. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  34. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research Methods

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  36. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  37. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  38. 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

    Content type: Review

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  39. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  40. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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  41. 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

    Content type: Original Contribution

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