Alan Dellapenna

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PURPOSE To explore rates of pedestrian fatalities in Arizona, and how rates and circumstances of pedestrian deaths differ by race/ethnicity, urban or rural residence, age, and gender. METHODS Using the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and the National Center for Health Statistics' Multiple Cause of Death file, pedestrian fatalities in Arizona from 1990(More)
Many individuals practicing injury control have not received specific training for their work, in large part because of a scarcity of training opportunities. Consistent with its mission of "raising the health status of American Indian and Alaska Native people to the highest possible level," the Indian Health Service (IHS) created an innovative training(More)
OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the contributions of rural residence, alcohol use, and pedestrian fatalities to the high American Indian motor-vehicle crash mortality rate in Arizona. METHODS Records from the Fatal Accident Reporting System were used to examine mortality rates between 1979 and 1988. RESULTS American Indians had increased relative risks(More)
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