Karin A Mack

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fatal unintentional injuries in the home in the U.S., 2000-2008
    Karin A Mack
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:239-46. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control on its 20th Anniversary: A safe future and the importance of 20
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control NCIPC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA USA Electronic address
    J Safety Res 43:229-30. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Adult opinions about the age at which children can be left home alone, bathe alone, or bike alone: Second Injury Control and Risk Survey (ICARIS-2)
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Conrol and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia USA
    J Safety Res 43:223-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Injuries among infants treated in emergency departments in the United States, 2001-2004
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop F62, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 121:930-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of supervision of children in injury prevention
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S112-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injuries among infants age 0-12 months
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 38:609-12. 2007
  7. pmc Bunk bed-related injuries sustained by young children treated in emergency departments in the United States, 2001-2004, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System - All Injury Program
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 13:137-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Health and sociodemographic factors associated with body weight and weight objectives for women: 2000 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1019-32. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Observations from the CDC: Monitoring women's health in the United States: selected chronic disease indicators, 1991-2001 BRFSS
    Karin A Mack
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:309-14. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal and nonfatal unintentional injuries in adult women, United States
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:754-63. 2004

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Fatal unintentional injuries in the home in the U.S., 2000-2008
    Karin A Mack
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:239-46. 2013
    ..From 1992 to 1999, an average of more than 18,000 unintentional home injury deaths occurred in the U.S. annually...
  2. doi request reprint The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control on its 20th Anniversary: A safe future and the importance of 20
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control NCIPC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA USA Electronic address
    J Safety Res 43:229-30. 2012
    ..The Supplement also contains contributions from partners and highlights the resources of the Center...
  3. doi request reprint Adult opinions about the age at which children can be left home alone, bathe alone, or bike alone: Second Injury Control and Risk Survey (ICARIS-2)
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Conrol and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia USA
    J Safety Res 43:223-6. 2012
    ..This study describes adult opinions about child supervision during various activities...
  4. doi request reprint Injuries among infants treated in emergency departments in the United States, 2001-2004
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mail Stop F62, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 121:930-7. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to present a detailed examination of unintentional injuries in infants < or = 12 months of age treated in emergency departments...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of supervision of children in injury prevention
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S112-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Unintentional injuries among infants age 0-12 months
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 38:609-12. 2007
    ..Gender differences suggest that parenting practices may play a role, but ecological approaches should be considered in an effort to understand the connection between injuries and an infant's developmental stage...
  7. pmc Bunk bed-related injuries sustained by young children treated in emergency departments in the United States, 2001-2004, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System - All Injury Program
    Karin A Mack
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 13:137-40. 2007
    ..To characterize children's bunk bed-related injuries...
  8. ncbi request reprint Health and sociodemographic factors associated with body weight and weight objectives for women: 2000 behavioral risk factor surveillance system
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1019-32. 2004
    ..Also of concern are underweight women, especially as the result of an eating disorder or undernutrition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Observations from the CDC: Monitoring women's health in the United States: selected chronic disease indicators, 1991-2001 BRFSS
    Karin A Mack
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:309-14. 2003
    ..This analysis considers factors that underlie the leading causes of death and disability for adult women in the United States and changes in those factors over the previous decade...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal and nonfatal unintentional injuries in adult women, United States
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:754-63. 2004
    ..It also explores selected activities of the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention)...
  11. ncbi request reprint AIDS and older Americans at the end of the Twentieth Century
    Karin A Mack
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S68-75. 2003
    ..In light of the new era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, it can be expected that the AIDS epidemic will continue to age in multifaceted ways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Report from the CDC. Changes in selected chronic disease-related risks and health conditions for nonpregnant women 18-44 years old BRFSS
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:382-6. 2005
    ..The BRFSS data can be used for monitoring the prevalence of multiple chronic disease-related behaviors and conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Snakebite injuries treated in United States emergency departments, 2001-2004
    Mary Elizabeth O'Neil
    RTI International, Social and Statistical Sciences, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Wilderness Environ Med 18:281-7. 2007
    ..National estimates of such injuries treated in emergency departments (EDs) are presented along with characteristics of the affected population...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences in seeking care for falls in the aged Medicare population
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:59-62. 2012
    ..One third of adults aged ≥65 years fall annually, and women are more likely than men to be treated for fall injuries in hospitals and emergency departments...
  15. doi request reprint A population-based survey of chronic pain and its treatment with prescription drugs
    Robin L Toblin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control NCIPC, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS F 63, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Pain 152:1249-55. 2011
    ..Chronic pain affects 26.0% of adults in the state of Kansas, U.S.A. Overall, 45.7% of people who take prescription drugs for chronic pain reported taking opioid analgesics...
  16. ncbi request reprint State-specific prevalence of selected chronic disease-related characteristics--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2001
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 52:1-80. 2003
    ..Monitoring chronic disease-related behaviors is also key to developing targeted education and intervention programs at the national, state, and local levels to improve the health of the public...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mental and physical distress and high-risk behaviors among reproductive-age women
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:477-83. 2004
    ..To examine the prevalence of mental and physical distress indicators among women of reproductive age and the association of these indicators with cigarette smoking and alcohol use, by pregnancy status...
  18. pmc Slipping and tripping: fall injuries in adults associated with rugs and carpets
    Tony Rosen
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Inj Violence Res 5:61-9. 2013
    ..To characterize nonfatal, unintentional fall-related injuries associated with rugs and carpets in adults aged 65 years and older...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among women of reproductive age: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998-2001
    Indu B Ahluwalia
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:5-9. 2003
  20. pmc Associations between sociodemographics and safety belt use in states with and without primary enforcement laws
    Laurie F Beck
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1619-24. 2007
    ..secondary enforcement laws (police may issue a safety belt citation only if the vehicle has been stopped for another reason)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Qualitative study of homeowners' emergency preparedness: experiences, perceptions, and practices
    Shane T Diekman
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, MS K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:494-501. 2007
    ..Many households are poorly prepared for such emergency situations, and little is known about the psychosocial aspects of household emergency preparedness...
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoke alarm giveaway and installation programs: an economic evaluation
    Ying Liu
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta GA 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:385-91. 2012
    ..The burden of residential fire injury and death is substantial. Targeted smoke alarm giveaway and installation programs are popular interventions used to reduce residential fire mortality and morbidity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tai Chi: moving for better balance -- development of a community-based falls prevention program
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    J Phys Act Health 5:445-55. 2008
    ..This study was designed to develop an evidence- and community based falls prevention program -- Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance...
  24. pmc Translation of an effective tai chi intervention into a community-based falls-prevention program
    Fuzhong Li
    Oregon Research Institute, 1715 Franklin Blvd, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1195-8. 2008
    ..This evidence-based tai chi program is practical to disseminate and can be effectively implemented and maintained in community settings...