Methodological challenges in injury epidemiology and injury prevention research.

  title={Methodological challenges in injury epidemiology and injury prevention research.},
  author={Peter Cummings and Thomas D. Koepsell and Beth A Mueller},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
In the past decade there has been increasing attention to the public health importance of injuries. Public health agencies seeking to reduce injuries need methods for counting injuries, calculating injury rates, identifying the causes of injuries, and measuring outcomes of interventions. All of these areas present problems for injury epidemiologists and injury prevention programs. This paper provides a framework for classifying these problems into five categories: (a) numerator problems; (b… CONTINUE READING

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