Epidemiology

Adults aging ‘with’ and ‘into’ paralysis: Epidemiological analyses of demography and health

  Alicia Dixon-Ibarra, Ph.D., M.P.H., Gloria Krahn, Ph.D., M.P.H., Heidi Fredine, M.P.H., Anthony Cahill, Ph.D., Susan Jenkins, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: June 21, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.06.003 Background Survival for many individuals with paralysis is increasing, making this population a larger subset of the aging population (Molton, & Jensen, 2010). Yet little is known about […]

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Accelerometer-determined physical activity, mobility disability, and health

Paul D. Loprinzi, Ph.D., Jonathan Sheffield, B.A., Brian M. Tyo, Ph.D., Jeanine Fittipaldi-Wert, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p419–425 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.005 Background We have a limited understanding of the objectively-determined physical activity levels among those with mobility limitations. Further, the association between objectively-measured physical activity and […]

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Feasibility of expanding NEISS-AIP to create a scientific database on violence and disability

Dorothy K. Marge Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 153–164, July 2011 Published online: December 23, 2010   Abstract  Background This study identifies a feasible approach to an evidence-based source of information about violence and disability. Objective The purpose was to determine the feasibility of using the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury […]

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Feasibility of expanding NEISS-AIP to create a scientific database on violence and disability

Dorothy K. Marge Disability and Health Journal, issue 3 July 2011, 2 p153–164 Published online: December 23, 2010  Background This study identifies a feasible approach to an evidence-based source of information about violence and disability. Objective The purpose was to determine the feasibility of using the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP) to collect […]

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Posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans and military personnel: epidemiology, screening, and case recognition

Gates MA, Holowka DW, Vasterling JJ, Keane TM, Marx BP, Rosen RC. Psychol Serv. 2012 Nov;9(4):361-82. doi: 10.1037/a0027649. Epub 2012 Mar 5. SOURCE:  New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA. mgates@neriscience.com Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that affects 7-8% of the general U.S. population at some point during their lifetime; […]

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