• Publications
  • Influence
Drinking and spouse abuse among U.S. Army soldiers.
BACKGROUND This study examines the relationship between typical weekly drinking and perpetration of spouse abuse as well as the relationship between the perpetrator's typical weekly drinking andExpand
  • 45
  • 2
Proposed explanations for excess injury among veterans of the Persian Gulf War and a call for greater attention from policymakers and researchers
Introduction—Death rates among US veterans of the Persian Gulf War were lower than rates among non-deployed veterans and the US population at large, with the exception of injury deaths; returningExpand
  • 52
  • 1
  • PDF
The reliability and validity of the self-reported drinking measures in the Army's Health Risk Appraisal survey.
BACKGROUND The reliability and validity of self-reported drinking behaviors from the Army Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) survey are unknown. METHODS We compared demographics and health experiences ofExpand
  • 30
  • 1
Hospitalizations for fall-related injuries among active-duty Army soldiers, 1980-1998.
Data from the Total Army Injury and Health Outcomes Database (TAIHOD) were used to describe 28,352 fall-related hospitalizations among active-duty Army soldiers between 1980 and 1998. Soldiers whoExpand
  • 18
  • 1
Demographic, physical, and mental health factors associated with deployment of U.S. Army soldiers to the Persian Gulf.
A total of 675,626 active duty Army soldiers who were known to be at risk for deployment to the Persian Gulf were followed from 1980 through the Persian Gulf War. Hospitalization histories for theExpand
  • 17
  • 1
  • PDF
Viewpoint: a comparison of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military and civilian hospitals.
INTRODUCTION Complete and accurate coding of injury causes is essential to the understanding of injury etiology and to the development and evaluation of injury-prevention strategies. While civilianExpand
  • 40
  • PDF
Progress toward attainment of the Healthy People 2000 objectives in the U.S. Army: measured by health risk appraisal results.
BACKGROUND Healthy People 2000 (HP2000) is a national agenda of health promotion and disease prevention objectives, with specific health behavior goals in 22 priority areas. The U.S. Army Health RiskExpand
  • 19
An Ecological Perspective on Medical Care: Environmental, Occupational, and Public Health Impacts of Medical Supply and Pharmaceutical Chains
Healthcare organizations are increasingly examining the impacts of their facilities and operations on the natural environment, their workers, and the broader community, but the ecological impacts ofExpand
  • 10
  • PDF
Alcohol and other risk factors for drowning among male active duty U.S. army soldiers.
BACKGROUND Risk factors for drowning are largely undocumented among military populations. HYPOTHESIS Accident report narratives will provide important information about the role of alcohol use andExpand
  • 25
The Ecology of Dying: Commodity Chains, Governance, and the Medicalization of End-of-Life Care
Originality This chapter describes how the medicalization of dying has converged with institutional policies, practices, and actors to increase the negative consequences of medical care, andExpand
  • 3