Traumatic deaths during U.S. Armed Forces basic training, 1977-2001.

  title={Traumatic deaths during U.S. Armed Forces basic training, 1977-2001.},
  author={Stephanie L. Scoville and John W. Gardner and Robert N. Potter},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={26 3},
BACKGROUND A Recruit Mortality Registry, linked to the Department of Defense Medical Mortality Registry, was created to provide comprehensive medical surveillance data for deaths occurring during enlisted basic military training. METHODS Recruit deaths from 1977 through 2001 were identified and confirmed through redundant sources. Complete demographic, circumstantial, and medical information was sought for each case and recorded on an abstraction form. Mortality rates per 100,000 recruit… CONTINUE READING
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