Ted Miller

Summary

Affiliation: Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Costs of poisoning in the United States and savings from poison control centers: a benefit-cost analysis
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, Maryland, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:239-45. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life loss of people admitted to burn centers, United States
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:2293-305. 2013
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of school support for orphan girls to prevent HIV infection in Zimbabwe
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Prev Sci 14:503-12. 2013
  4. pmc Suicide deaths and nonfatal hospital admissions for deliberate self-harm in the United States. Temporality by day of week and month of year
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Crisis 33:169-77. 2012
  5. pmc Hospital-admitted injury attributable to alcohol
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:104-12. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Costs of alcohol and drug-involved crime
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11701 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Prev Sci 7:333-42. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost savings from a sustained compulsory breath testing and media campaign in New Zealand
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:783-94. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and benefit-cost of peer-based workplace substance abuse prevention coupled with random testing
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 125 Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:565-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and the uninsured worker in the United States
    Deborah M Galvin
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:102-17. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Exact method for computing absolute percent change in a dichotomous outcome from meta-analytic effect size: improving impact and cost-outcome estimates
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA
    Value Health 14:144-51. 2011

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Costs of poisoning in the United States and savings from poison control centers: a benefit-cost analysis
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, Maryland, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 29:239-45. 1997
    ..Despite their proven benefits, many poison control centers are unstably funded and financially strapped, in part because the federal government pays far less than its fair share of center costs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life loss of people admitted to burn centers, United States
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA
    Qual Life Res 22:2293-305. 2013
    ..To estimate quality-of-life loss per serious burn survivor in a large U.S. cohort...
  3. pmc Cost-effectiveness of school support for orphan girls to prevent HIV infection in Zimbabwe
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    Prev Sci 14:503-12. 2013
    ..For girls who did not board, the average cost of approximately 3 years of school support was US$973. ..
  4. pmc Suicide deaths and nonfatal hospital admissions for deliberate self-harm in the United States. Temporality by day of week and month of year
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Crisis 33:169-77. 2012
    ..No one knows whether the temporality of nonfatal deliberate self-harm in the United States mirrors the temporality of suicide deaths...
  5. pmc Hospital-admitted injury attributable to alcohol
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 36:104-12. 2012
    ..No comparable data exist for injuries admitted to hospital. Data on the injury risks of heavy drinkers relative to other drinkers also are sparse...
  6. ncbi request reprint Costs of alcohol and drug-involved crime
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11701 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Prev Sci 7:333-42. 2006
    ..Effective efforts to reduce the abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs should reduce costs associated with crime...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cost savings from a sustained compulsory breath testing and media campaign in New Zealand
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:783-94. 2004
    ..It appears CBT is best implemented in conjunction with broader community-centered efforts to reduce drunk-driving...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and benefit-cost of peer-based workplace substance abuse prevention coupled with random testing
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 125 Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:565-73. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that peer-based programs buttressed by random testing can be cost-effective in the workplace...
  9. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and the uninsured worker in the United States
    Deborah M Galvin
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:102-17. 2007
    ..Workers in countries with universal health insurance but inadequate treatment capacity may face similar problems to uninsured workers in the US...
  10. doi request reprint Exact method for computing absolute percent change in a dichotomous outcome from meta-analytic effect size: improving impact and cost-outcome estimates
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, USA
    Value Health 14:144-51. 2011
    ..Consequently, inaccurate assumptions underpin most meta-analytic estimates of the gain resulting from an intervention (and of its cost effectiveness). This article develops an exact formula without these assumptions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cost-outcome analysis of booster seats for auto occupants aged 4 to 7 years
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Dr, Suite 125, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1994-8. 2006
    ..Booster seats reduce crash-related injury. Their use is mandatory for vehicle occupants aged 4 to 7 years in most of the United States. This study estimates the injury cost savings attributable to booster seat use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adolescent suicidality: who will ideate, who will act?
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:425-35. 2005
    ..3 times greater among respondents with one, 8.8 with two, 18.3 with three, 30.8 with four, 50.0 with five, and 227.3 with six. A count of problem behaviors offers a reliable way to identify suicide risk...
  13. ncbi request reprint Societal costs of underage drinking
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 125, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3102, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:519-28. 2006
    ..Previous studies did not break out costs of alcohol problems by age...
  14. ncbi request reprint Retail alcohol monopolies, underage drinking, and youth impaired driving deaths
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:1162-7. 2006
    ..To explore associations of state retail alcohol monopolies with underage drinking and alcohol-impaired driving deaths...
  15. pmc Alcohol involvement in hospital-admitted nonfatal suicide acts
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3111, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:492-9. 2010
    ..Lowering the minimum legal drinking age to 18 from 21 could potentially raise alcohol-involved suicide hospitalizations among youth by an estimated 27%...
  16. ncbi request reprint Injury risk among medically identified alcohol and drug abusers
    T R Miller
    Public Services Research Institute, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:54-9. 2001
    ..This study estimates the excess risk of medically treated and hospitalized nonoccupational injury for people under age 65 with medically identified substance abuse problems and private health care coverage...
  17. ncbi request reprint Who is driving when unrestrained children and teenagers are hurt?
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, MD 20785, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 30:839-49. 1998
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  18. pmc Costs of occupational injuries to teenagers, United States
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, MD 20785, USA
    Inj Prev 4:211-7. 1998
    ..This paper estimates the incidence and costs of teenage occupational injuries by severity in the United States...
  19. ncbi request reprint Costs of alcohol-related crashes: New Zealand estimates and suggested measures for use internationally
    T R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 33:783-91. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cost-outcome analysis in injury prevention and control: eighty-four recent estimates for the United States
    T R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Landover, Maryland 20785, USA
    Med Care 38:562-82. 2000
    ..The objectives of this study were to review cost-outcome analyses in injury prevention and control and estimate associated benefit-cost ratios and cost per quality-adjusted life-year...
  21. ncbi request reprint Highway crash costs in the United States by driver age, blood alcohol level, victim age, and restraint use
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, MD 20785, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 30:137-50. 1998
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Costs of gunshot and cut/stab wounds in the United States, with some Canadian comparisons
    T R Miller
    National Public Services Research Institute, Landover, MD 20785, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 29:329-41. 1997
    ..S. $495 in the U.S. vs U.S. $180 in Canada. Per gun, however, the costs are higher in Canada, Gunshot wound rates rise linearly with gun ownership...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of poison control centers on poisoning-related visits to EDs--United States, 2003
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 26:310-5. 2008
    ..This study analyzes the association between center usage rates and the rates of nonadmitted visits to emergency departments (EDs) for poisoning...
  24. ncbi request reprint Substance-use problems: are uninsured workers at greater risk?
    Geetha M Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3111, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:915-23. 2008
    ..This study examined how problem drinking and drug use and their related treatment received by workers varied by health insurance coverage and employment characteristics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Occupational injury costs and alternative employment in construction trades
    Geetha M Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1218-27. 2007
    ..Our results also provide indirect evidence on the cost exposure of alternative construction workers such as independent contractors, on-call or day labor, contract workers, and temporary workers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Crash costs in the United States by crash geometry
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, Maryland, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 38:644-51. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to estimate the costs per crash for three police-coded crash severity groupings within 16 selected crash geometry types and within two speed limit categories (<or=45 and >or=50 mph)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Crash costs by body part injured, fracture involvement, and threat-to-life severity. United States, 2000
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:415-27. 2004
    ..This long-standing practice results in inaccurate cost-benefit analyses that typically overestimate benefits. This problem is more acute when old published costs adjusted for inflation are used rather than the recent costs...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of a workplace peer-focused substance abuse prevention and early intervention program
    Rebecca S Spicer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:609-11. 2005
    ..PeerCare is a workplace peer intervention program that focuses on changing workplace attitudes toward on-the-job substance use and trains workers to recognize, intervene with, and refer coworkers who have a problem...
  29. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness across states
    Geetha Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1084-95. 2004
    ..Southern and especially Western states were disproportionately represented in the high cost per worker list. A significant amount of the variation in cost per worker across states was explained by the composition of industries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Are booster seats needed: comparing occupant outcomes ages 4-7 versus 8-13
    Ted Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 46:249-59. 2002
    ..If anything, they may fare better...
  31. ncbi request reprint The potential impact of poison control centers on rural hospitalization rates for poisoning
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Dr, Suite 125, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2094-100. 2006
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that underutilization of poison control centers is associated with increased rates of hospitalizations attributable to poisonings in rural areas...
  32. pmc Comprehensive and human capital crash costs by maximum police-reported injury severity within selected crash types
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 48:251-63. 2004
    ..69 and $1.16 million per crash, respectively). The annual cost of police-reported run-off-road collisions, which include both rollovers and object impacts, represented 34% of total costs...
  33. ncbi request reprint The employer costs of motor vehicle crashes
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 13:145-50. 2006
    ..Traffic safety programmes can reduce the fringe benefit bill without reducing the benefits offered to employees. Eliminating alcohol-impaired and unrestrained driving would save employers $15.2 billion annually...
  34. pmc Costs of occupational injuries in construction in the United States
    Geetha M Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton MD, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, MD 20705, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1258-66. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of occupational injury reduction on the U.S. economy
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:719-27. 2006
    ..This study is a first attempt to measure the impact of occupational injury reduction on national economic output, gross domestic product, national income, and employment by using an input-output model of the U.S. economy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Employer costs of alcohol-involved injuries
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland 20705, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:136-42. 2007
    ..This study estimates the annual cost of alcohol-related injuries to employers in 1998-2000...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of child safety seats vs safety belts for children aged 2 to 3 years
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:65-8. 2007
    ..To compare the effectiveness of child safety seats and lap-shoulder belts in rear passenger vehicle seats for 2- to 3-year-old crash survivors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Random alcohol testing reduced alcohol-involved fatal crashes of drivers of large trucks
    Cecelia B Snowden
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11720 Beltsville Drive, Suite 900, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3102, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:634-40. 2007
    ..This study examined the impact of random alcohol testing, implemented on August 1, 1994, on the likelihood that the driver of a large truck involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash was alcohol-involved...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reducing injuries among Native Americans: five cost-outcome analyses
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:631-9. 2003
    ..All projects yielded positive benefit-cost ratios. The net cost per quality adjusted life years was less than zero (i.e. the monetary savings exceeded project costs) for all but one of the projects...
  40. ncbi request reprint Worker substance use, workplace problems and the risk of occupational injury: a matched case-control study
    Rebecca S Spicer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:570-8. 2003
    ..This study examines the tendency toward problem behavior as an explanation for the relationship between problem substance use and occupational injury...
  41. pmc Costs of medically treated craniofacial conditions
    Cecelia B Snowden
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:10-7. 2003
    ..Policy makers can use this cost model to compare the impact of different conditions, to target areas for reducing costs, and to allocate appropriate health resources...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relative risk of injury and death in ambulances and other emergency vehicles
    L R Becker
    Public Services Research Institute, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11, 710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:941-8. 2003
    ..Family members accompanying ambulance patients should ride in the front-seat of the ambulance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Alcohol involvement in burn, submersion, spinal cord, and brain injuries
    David T Levy
    University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR17-24. 2004
    ..Alcohol is involved in many injuries, but estimates of this involvement vary considerably. Most information pertains to deaths although most injuries are nonfatal...
  44. ncbi request reprint A benefit-cost analysis of the Harlem hospital injury prevention program
    Rebecca S Spicer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:55-7. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Costs of large truck-involved crashes in the United States
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:801-8. 2004
    ..Multiple combination trucks had the highest cost per crash (US$ 88,483). The crash costs per 1000 truck miles however, were US$ 157 for single unit trucks, US$ 131 for single combination trucks, and US$ 63 for multiple combinations...
  46. doi request reprint Incidence and cost of nonfatal farm youth injury, United States, 2001-2006
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    J Agromedicine 16:6-18. 2011
    ..Around 9.3% of the cost was medical costs, 37.2% work and household productivity loss, and 53.5% quality of life loss...
  47. ncbi request reprint Blood alcohol content (BAC)-negative victims in alcohol-involved injury incidents
    David T Levy
    University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 20878, USA
    Addiction 97:909-14. 2002
    ..To understand better how often BAC-negative victims suffer fatal and non-fatal alcohol-involved injuries...
  48. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Utah student injury reporting system
    Rebecca S Spicer
    Children s Safety Network Economics and Insurance Resource Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Sch Health 72:47-50. 2002
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The costs of unintentional home injuries
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:88-94. 2005
    ..Unintentional home injuries impose significant, but little reported, costs to society. The most tangible are medical and indirect costs. A less-tangible cost is the value of lost quality of life due to impairment or death...
  50. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness within the health services sector
    Geetha Waehrer
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, USA
    Int J Health Serv 35:343-59. 2005
    ..The hospital industry was the third most expensive of 313 U.S. industries. Costs of occupational injury and illness in the health services industry were high and varied across occupation, industry, disease, race, and gender...
  51. ncbi request reprint Issues in using state hospital discharge data in injury control research and surveillance
    Bruce A Lawrence
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 39:319-25. 2007
    ..We conclude that it is possible to combine multiple states' data if researchers are aware of the challenges they may encounter. In order to capture all injury-related cases, it is important to scan secondary diagnosis fields...
  52. pmc Inhalant initiation and the relationship of inhalant use to the use of other substances
    Stephen R Shamblen
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Louisville Center, KY, USA
    J Drug Educ 42:327-46. 2012
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Prevalence of long-term disability from traumatic brain injury in the civilian population of the United States, 2005
    Eduard Zaloshnja
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, MD 20705, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:394-400. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of long-term disability associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the civilian population of the United States...
  54. pmc Pedestrian and pedalcyclist injury costs in the United States by age and injury severity
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Calverton, Maryland, USA
    Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med 48:265-84. 2004
    ..Separate lower limb testing is needed for younger children. Testing for torso/vertebral column injury of adults also seems desirable...
  55. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the incidence and costs associated with handlebar-related injuries in children
    Flaura K Winston
    TraumaLink, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 10th Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:922-8. 2002
    ..The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is considering handlebar regulation regarding impact performance to address the risk of abdominal and pelvic organ injuries in bicyclists...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated assault hospitalizations
    Harold B Weiss
    Center for Injury Research and Control, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:773-80. 2002
    ..To determine the rate of pregnancy-associated hospitalized assaults in a multistate population and whether they have any increased assault risk versus nonpregnant counterparts...
  57. ncbi request reprint An estimate of the U.S. Government's undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries
    J Paul Leigh
    Departmetn of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medicine School, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:10-8. 2004
    ..We concluded that there was substantial undercapture in the BLS Annual Survey, some due to the excluded categories of government workers and the self-employed, as well as some due to underreporting...
  58. ncbi request reprint Costs of occupational injury and illness across industries
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:199-205. 2004
    ..This study has ranked industries using estimated total costs and costs per worker...
  59. ncbi request reprint Assessing the burden of injuries: competing measures
    Delia Hendrie
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Australia
    Inj Control Saf Promot 11:193-9. 2004
    ..This paper compares the different types of injury burden measures in common use and examines criteria that may be useful to consider when selecting between alternative measures...
  60. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the case-control and case-crossover designs for estimating medical costs of nonfatal fall-related injuries among older Americans
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Med Care 43:1087-91. 2005
    ..In this study, costs for a series of hospitalized and nonhospitalized fall-related injuries were computed using the 2 approaches to allow for a direct comparison of the results...
  61. ncbi request reprint Trauma associated with acute myocardial infarction in a multi-state hospitalized population
    Rovshan M Ismailov
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, P O Box 19122, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Cardiol 105:141-6. 2005
    ..AMI following non-penetrating injury has been shown to carry significant morbidity and mortality...
  62. ncbi request reprint Accurately assessing elderly fall deaths using hospital discharge and vital statistics data
    Steven A Koehler
    Allegheny County Coroner s Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219, USA
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:30-5. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Costs differences across demographic groups and types of occupational injuries and illnesses
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, California 95817, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:845-53. 2006
    ..Little is known about cost differences for demographic groups or across occupational injuries and illnesses...
  64. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of motorcycle-related hospitalizations: comparing states with different helmet laws
    Jeffrey H Coben
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Injury Control Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, P O Box 9151, WV 26506 9151, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 39:190-6. 2007
    ..This study further illustrates and substantiates the increased burden of hospitalization and long-term care seen in states that lack universal motorcycle helmet use laws...
  65. ncbi request reprint Medical costs and productivity losses due to interpersonal and self-directed violence in the United States
    Phaedra S Corso
    College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:474-482. 2007
    ..From 2003 to 2005, the lifetime medical costs and productivity losses associated with medically treated injuries due to interpersonal and self-directed violence occurring in the United States in 2000 were assessed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Medical costs of fourteen occupational illnesses in the United States in 1999
    J Paul Leigh
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, TB168, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 838, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:304-13. 2003
    ..This study estimated the annual medical costs associated with 14 occupational illnesses in the United States in 1999...

Research Grants7

  1. UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDS
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
  2. MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COST
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
  3. MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COST
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
  4. UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDS
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
  5. MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COST
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
  6. UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDS
    Ted Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..