Accession Number : ADA299598

Title :   Epidemiology of Illness, Injury, and Attrition Among Select U.S. Military Female Population.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Nov 94-1 Aug 95,

Corporate Author : NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Shaffer, Richard A.

PDF Url : ADA299598

Report Date : 23 AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Evidence suggests that female military populations are at greater risk than their male counterparts for certain training and combat-related illnesses and injuries. Precise data of the etiologies, risk factors, impact of disease and injury in military women are not available. The objective of this prospective, multisite, epidemiologic study is to define the patterns of illness and injury in military women. Musculoskeletal injuries have been emphasized due to their high cost in terms of morbidity,

Descriptors :   *MILITARY PERSONNEL, *ATTRITION, *ILLNESS, *WOUNDS AND INJURIES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, AIR FORCE, RISK, HIGH COSTS, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), ENLISTED PERSONNEL, DISEASES, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, TARGETS, POPULATION, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), DATA ACQUISITION, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, MALES, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, PATIENTS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, OFFICER PERSONNEL, VIRUSES, WOMEN, EPIDEMIOLOGY, FEMALES, RESPIRATORY DISEASES, MORBIDITY, MEDICAL SUPPLIES.

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE