risk factors

Risk factors for disability discharge in enlisted active duty Army soldiers

Amanda L. Piccirillo, M.P.H., Elizabeth R. Packnett, M.P.H., David N. Cowan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Michael R. Boivin, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p324–331 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.005 Background The rate of permanent disability retirement in U.S. Army soldiers and the prevalence of combat-related disabilities have significantly increased over time. Prior research on risk […]

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Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981−2005

Nicole S. Bell, Sc.D., Carolyn E. Schwartz, Sc.D., Thomas C. Harford, Ph.D., Ilyssa E. Hollander, M.P.H., Paul J. Amoroso, M.D.† †This project has been supported by a grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (grant W81XWH-06-2-0028). We can think of no conflicts of interest that might bias our work or that might […]

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Adult informal caregivers reporting financial burden in Hawaii, Kansas, and Washington: Results from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Claudia T. Kusano, M.P.H., Erin D. Bouldin, M.P.H., Lynda A. Anderson, Ph.D., Lisa C. McGuire, Ph.D., Florentina R. Salvail, M.Sc., Katrina Wynkoop Simmons, Ph.D., Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 229–237, October 2011   Abstract Background Given the unpaid nature of the work, informal caregiving can create a financial […]

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