Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnel.

@article{Bell2000SelfreportedRB,
  title={Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnel.},
  author={Nicole S. Bell and Paul J. Amoroso and Michelle M. Yore and Gordon S. Smith and Bruce H. Jones},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 3 Suppl},
  pages={85-95}
}
BACKGROUND Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in the Army. Behaviors increasing risk for motor vehicle crashes are also prevalent, but research has not linked these behaviors directly to injury outcomes (e.g., hospitalizations). METHODS To evaluate the relationship between behavior and motor vehicle crash injuries, 99, 981 Army personnel who completed Health Risk Appraisal surveys in 1992 were followed for up to 6 years. Cox proportional hazards modeling was used to evaluate… CONTINUE READING