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  1. Original Contribution

    Gender and age differences in components of traffic-related pedestrian death rates: exposure, risk of crash and fatality rate

    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...

    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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:14

    Published on: 10 June 2016

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

  2. Original Contribution

    Evaluation of Iowa’s anti-bullying law

    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...

    Marizen Ramirez, Patrick Ten Eyck, Corinne Peek-Asa, Angela Onwuachi-Willig and Joseph E. Cavanaugh

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:15

    Published on: 7 June 2016

  3. Original Contribution

    Anticipated resource utilization for injury versus non-injury pediatric visits to emergency departments

    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...

    Mark R. Zonfrillo, Michelle L. Macy, Lawrence J. Cook, Tomohiko Funai, Rachel M. Stanley, James M. Chamberlain, Rebecca M. Cunningham and Elizabeth R. Alpern

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:12

    Published on: 3 May 2016

  4. Original Contribution

    Restraint use and risky driving behaviors across drug types and drug and alcohol combinations for drivers involved in a fatal motor vehicle collision on U.S. roadways

    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...

    Chang Liu, Yanlan Huang and Joyce C. Pressley

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:9

    Published on: 1 April 2016

  5. Original Contribution

    Motorcycle helmet effectiveness in reducing head, face and brain injuries by state and helmet law

    Despite evidence that motorcycle helmets reduce morbidity and mortality, helmet laws and rates of helmet use vary by state in the U.S.

    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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:8

    Published on: 7 March 2016

  6. Short Report

    Social support and older adult falls

    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...

    Laura Durbin, Rebekah J. Kharrazi, Rebecca Graber and Thelma J. Mielenz

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:4

    Published on: 8 February 2016

  7. Short report

    The epidemiology of boys’ youth lacrosse injuries in the 2015 season

    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...

    Zachary Y. Kerr, Shane V. Caswell, Andrew E. Lincoln, Aristarque Djoko and Thomas P. Dompier

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:3

    Published on: 1 February 2016

  8. Original Contribution

    Risk factors associated with legal interventions

    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...

    Alfreda Holloway-Beth, Linda Forst, Julia Lippert, Sherry Brandt-Rauf, Sally Freels and Lee Friedman

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:2

    Published on: 15 January 2016

  9. Research Methods

    Development of an algorithm to identify fall-related injuries and costs in Medicare data

    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...

    Sung-Bou Kim, David S. Zingmond, Emmett B. Keeler, Lee A. Jennings, Neil S. Wenger, David B. Reuben and David A. Ganz

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:1

    Published on: 5 January 2016

  10. Original Contribution

    Reliability of the American Community Survey for unintentional drowning and submersion injury surveillance: a comprehensive assessment of 10 socioeconomic indicators derived from the 2006–2013 annual and multi-year data cycles

    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...

    Nathaniel Bell and Bo Cai

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:33

    Published on: 29 December 2015

  11. Original Contribution

    Urban/Rural disparities in Oregon pediatric traumatic brain injury

    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...

    Megan J. Leonhard, Dagan A. Wright, Rongwei Fu, David P. Lehrfeld and Kathleen F. Carlson

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:32

    Published on: 11 December 2015

  12. Original Contribution

    Trends in non-fatal agricultural injuries requiring trauma care

    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...

    Celestin Missikpode, Corinne Peek-Asa, Tracy Young, Amanda Swanton, Kathy Leinenkugel and James Torner

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:30

    Published on: 4 December 2015

  13. Original Contribution

    Public opinion concerning residential sprinkler systems for 1- and 2-family homes

    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...

    Shannon Frattaroli, Keshia M. Pollack, Phillip J. Cook, Michele Salomon, Elise Omaki and Andrea C. Gielen

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:27

    Published on: 5 November 2015

  14. Original Contribution

    Use of geographic information systems to assess the error associated with the use of place of residence in injury research

    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...

    Ofer Amram, Nadine Schuurman, Natalie L. Yanchar, Ian Pike, Michael Friger and Donald Griesdale

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:29

    Published on: 2 November 2015

  15. Original Contribution

    Epidemiology and contemporary risk profile of traumatic spinal cord injury in Switzerland

    Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) has a high personal and socio-economic impact. Effective public health prevention policies that aim to reduce this burden are reliant on contemporary information of the risk...

    Jonviea D. Chamberlain, Olivier Deriaz, Margret Hund-Georgiadis, Sonja Meier, Anke Scheel-Sailer, Martin Schubert, Gerold Stucki and Martin WG Brinkhof

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:28

    Published on: 2 November 2015

  16. Original Contribution

    Children and unintentional firearm death

    Children in the United States are at far greater risk of unintentional gun death than children in other developed countries. The relative figures may even be worse since the estimates for US child unintentiona...

    David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:26

    Published on: 12 October 2015

  17. Original Contribution

    Savings in acute care costs if all older adults treated for fall-related injuries completed matter of balance

    Falls among older adults are a common and serious public health problem. Evidence-based fall prevention programs delivered in community settings and targeting older adults living independently are increasingly...

    Jonathan Howland, Kalpana Narayan Shankar, Elizabeth W. Peterson and Alyssa A. Taylor

    Injury Epidemiology 2015 2:25

    Published on: 5 October 2015

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