Amanda D Overgaard

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OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and attitudes of law enforcement officers regarding treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and using automated external defibrillators (AEDs). METHODS This was a survey conducted among officers serving Marion County, Indiana. RESULTS Of 1,130 surveys distributed, 929 (82.2%) were returned. Among these officers,(More)
PURPOSE This study examined the awareness and impact of antitobacco media messages among rural, suburban, and urban youth. METHOD Self-administered questionnaires were received from 1,622, 1,059, and 1,177 middle school (sixth, seventh, and eighth grade) students in rural, suburban, and urban locations, respectively. Logistic regression compared media(More)
PURPOSE This study provides a model to estimate the health-related costs of secondhand smoke exposure at a community level. MODEL DEVELOPMENT Costs of secondhand smoke-related mortality and morbidity were estimated using national attributable risk values for diseases that are causally related to secondhand smoke exposure for adults and children. Estimated(More)
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