Risk factors for injury in rural Iowa: round one of the Keokuk County Rural Health Study.

@article{Zwerling2001RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for injury in rural Iowa: round one of the Keokuk County Rural Health Study.},
  author={Craig S. Zwerling and James A. Merchant and David L Nordstrom and Ann M. Stromquist and Leon F. Burmeister and Stephen J. Reynolds and Kevin M. Kelly},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={230-3}
}
BACKGROUND Unintentional injuries represent a major cause of morbidity and mortality in rural communities. This study aimed to determine the distribution of injury risk factors in a rural Iowa community and to identify the rural subgroups at highest risk for injury. METHODS We reported on 1583 participants, aged > or =25 years, from Round One of the Keokuk County Rural Health Study, a longitudinal panel study of a rural community. The self-reported data were collected during face-to-face… CONTINUE READING