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  1. Original Contribution

    Prevalence and ethnic/racial disparities in the distribution of pediatric injuries in South Florida: implications for the development of community prevention programs

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:12

    Published on: 17 April 2017

  2. Original Contribution

    Whose guns are stolen? The epidemiology of Gun theft victims

    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....

    David Hemenway, Deborah Azrael and Matthew Miller

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:11

    Published on: 10 April 2017

  3. Review

    Depression, antidepressants and driving safety

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

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:10

    Published on: 3 April 2017

  4. Original Contribution

    Association between baseline frailty and driving status over time: a secondary analysis of The National Health and Aging Trends Study

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:9

    Published on: 27 March 2017

  5. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of NCAA men’s lacrosse injuries, 2009/10-2014/15 academic years

    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 ...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:6

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  6. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of homicide perpetration by children

    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...

    David Hemenway and Sara J. Solnick

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:5

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  7. Original Contribution

    Vehicle-related injuries in and around a medium sized Swedish City – bicyclist injuries caused the heaviest burden on the medical sector

    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...

    Johanna Björnstig, Per-Olof Bylund and Ulf Björnstig

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:4

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  8. Original Contribution

    Perception of injury risk among amateur Muay Thai fighters

    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...

    Stephen Strotmeyer and Reidar P. Lystad

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:2

    Published on: 16 January 2017

  9. Review

    Vision zero: a toolkit for road safety in the modern era

    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 ...

    Ellen Kim, Peter Muennig and Zohn Rosen

    Injury Epidemiology 2017 4:1

    Published on: 9 January 2017

  10. Review

    An overview of geospatial methods used in unintentional injury epidemiology

    Injuries are a leading cause of death and disability around the world. Injury incidence is often associated with socio-economic and physical environmental factors. The application of geospatial methods has bee...

    Himalaya Singh, Lauren V. Fortington, Helen Thompson and Caroline F. Finch

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:32

    Published on: 26 December 2016

  11. Original Contribution

    The effects of roadway characteristics on farm equipment crashes: a geographic information systems approach

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:31

    Published on: 20 December 2016

  12. Review

    Use, perceptions, and benefits of automotive technologies among aging drivers

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:28

    Published on: 19 December 2016

  13. Original Contribution

    Epidemiology of Muay Thai fight-related injuries

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:30

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  14. Original Contribution

    The role of Ugandan District Hospital orthopedic units in the care of vulnerable road users: a cross-sectional study

    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...

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

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:27

    Published on: 5 December 2016

  15. Original Contribution

    A pilot study of a hospital-based injury surveillance system in a secondary level district hospital in India: lessons learnt and way ahead

    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...

    P. V. M. Lakshmi, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Nalinikanta Tripathy, Sunita Singh, Deepak Bhatia, Jagnoor Jagnoor and Rajesh Kumar

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:24

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  16. Original Contribution

    The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: a six year retrospective cohort study

    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...

    Ala’a O. Oteir, Karen Smith, Johannes U. Stoelwinder, Shelley Cox, James W. Middleton and Paul A. Jennings

    Injury Epidemiology 2016 3:25

    Published on: 17 October 2016

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