U.S. Army Annual Injury Epidemiology Report 2007

  title={U.S. Army Annual Injury Epidemiology Report 2007},
  author={Esther Dada-Laseinde and Michelle Canham-Chervak and Nakia S. Clemmons and Bruce H. Jones},
Abstract : Injuries are a leading cause of death, disability, and medical encounters among active duty U.S. Army personnel. Medical surveillance data provide a useful tool for defining the magnitude of the Army injury problem, injury rates and trends, and causes of injuries. This report summarizes injuries among non-deployed, active duty U.S. Army Soldiers in 2007 using available medical surveillance data. In 2007, over 890,000 medical encounters were due to injury. Among all Army Soldiers, the… CONTINUE READING