Risk factors for falls among Iowa farmers: a case-control study nested in the Agricultural Health Study.

@article{Sprince2003RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for falls among Iowa farmers: a case-control study nested in the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Nancy L Sprince and Craig S. Zwerling and Charles F. Lynch and Paul S Whitten and Kendall Thu and Patricia P Gillette and Leon F. Burmeister and Michael C. R. Alavanja},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={265-72}
}
BACKGROUND Farmers are at increased risk for fall-related injury compared with other occupations. Little is known about risk factors for non-fatal falls on the farm. This case-control study, nested within the Agricultural Health Study, aimed to assess risk factors for work-related falls among Iowa farmers. METHODS A screener questionnaire sent to 6,999 farmers in 1998 identified 79 farmers who reported a fall-related farm injury that required medical advice or treatment in the previous year… CONTINUE READING

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