Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981-2005.

@article{Bell2008TemporalCI,
  title={Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981-2005.},
  author={Nicole S. Bell and Carolyn Emily Schwartz and Thomas C. Harford and Ilyssa E Hollander and Paul J. Amoroso},
  journal={Disability and health journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={163-71}
}
BACKGROUND We sought to (1) document and describe the relative proportion of disabilities by major type over the study period, (2) describe the population at risk for different types of disability, and (3) document and describe the type of compensation (an indicator of severity) awarded for different types of disability and any temporal changes in these associations. METHODS Time-series, logistic regression analyses, and direct standardization of rates were used to study 108,119 active-duty… CONTINUE READING

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