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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Promoting Health and Preventing Disease for People with Disabilities: The Unique Role of the Division of Human Development and Disability, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Episode 1)

A 4-part webinar series co-sponsored by the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability This first webinar focused on CDC’s public health approach to disability and will provide a brief history of epidemiology. Panelists will discuss the impact of […]

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