N S Bell

Summary

Affiliation: Social Sectors Development Strategies
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981-2005
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Disabil Health J 1:163-71. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Prior health care utilization patterns and suicide among U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Boston, MA, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:407-15. 2010
  3. pmc Spouse abuse and alcohol problems among white, African American, and Hispanic U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1721-33. 2006
  4. pmc Drinking and spouse abuse among U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1890-7. 2004
  5. pmc The reliability and validity of the self-reported drinking measures in the Army's Health Risk Appraisal survey
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies Inc, Eight Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01769 1041, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:826-34. 2003
  6. pmc Alcohol and other risk factors for drowning among male active duty U.S. army soldiers
    N S Bell
    SSDS, Inc, Natick, MA, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:1086-95. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnel
    N S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc Bell, Natick, MA 01760 1041, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:85-95. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative assessment of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military hospitals: NATO standardization agreement (STANAG) 2050
    P J Amoroso
    U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:174-87. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: a comparison of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military and civilian hospitals
    P J Amoroso
    U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:164-73. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress toward attainment of the Healthy People 2000 objectives in the U.S. Army: measured by health risk appraisal results
    M M Yore
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:87-93. 2000

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981-2005
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Disabil Health J 1:163-71. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Prior health care utilization patterns and suicide among U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Boston, MA, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:407-15. 2010
    ..Most injury hospitalizations were unintentional but, nonetheless, significantly associated with suicide. Interactions indicate soldiers with both mental health and injury history are particularly vulnerable...
  3. pmc Spouse abuse and alcohol problems among white, African American, and Hispanic U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1721-33. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Drinking and spouse abuse among U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1890-7. 2004
    ..S. Army male soldiers...
  5. pmc The reliability and validity of the self-reported drinking measures in the Army's Health Risk Appraisal survey
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies Inc, Eight Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01769 1041, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:826-34. 2003
    ..The reliability and validity of self-reported drinking behaviors from the Army Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) survey are unknown...
  6. pmc Alcohol and other risk factors for drowning among male active duty U.S. army soldiers
    N S Bell
    SSDS, Inc, Natick, MA, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 72:1086-95. 2001
    ..Hypothesis: Accident report narratives will provide important information about the role of alcohol use and other behaviors in drownings among active duty male U.S. Army soldiers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-reported risk-taking behaviors and hospitalization for motor vehicle injury among active duty army personnel
    N S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc Bell, Natick, MA 01760 1041, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:85-95. 2000
    ..Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in the Army. Behaviors increasing risk for motor vehicle crashes are also prevalent, but research has not linked these behaviors directly to injury outcomes (e.g., hospitalizations)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Qualitative assessment of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military hospitals: NATO standardization agreement (STANAG) 2050
    P J Amoroso
    U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:174-87. 2000
    ..U.S. military hospitals, unlike civilian hospitals, use the NATO STANAG system for cause-of-injury coding. Reported deficiencies in civilian injury cause data suggested a need to specifically evaluate the STANAG...
  9. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: a comparison of cause-of-injury coding in U.S. military and civilian hospitals
    P J Amoroso
    U S Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine Amoroso, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Prev Med 18:164-73. 2000
    ..While civilian hospitals use ICD-9-CM external cause-of-injury codes, military hospitals use codes derived from the NATO Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 2050...
  10. ncbi request reprint Progress toward attainment of the Healthy People 2000 objectives in the U.S. Army: measured by health risk appraisal results
    M M Yore
    U S Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:87-93. 2000
    ..S. Army soldiers in the 1990s. This article compares the health behaviors of U.S. Army soldiers, as measured by the HRA, with the HP2000 objectives...
  11. pmc Causes, types and severity of injury among army soldiers hospitalized with alcohol comorbidity
    Jonathan Howland
    US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA 01760 5007, USA
    Addiction 102:1411-20. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between alcohol use and the cause, type and severity of hospitalized injuries...
  12. pmc Proposed explanations for excess injury among veterans of the Persian Gulf War and a call for greater attention from policymakers and researchers
    N S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, Natick, Massachusetts 01760 1041, USA
    Inj Prev 7:4-9. 2001
    ..In spite of these consistent findings little has been done to explain these associations and in particular to determine whether or not, and how, war related exposures influence injury risk among veterans returning home after deployments...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physically demanding jobs and occupational injury and disability in the U.S. Army
    Ilyssa E Hollander
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc, 1411 Washington Street, Suite 6, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Mil Med 175:705-12. 2010
    ..Effective job assignments should take into account physical capabilities to perform required tasks. Failure to do so is likely to result in increased injuries and musculoskeletal disability...
  14. pmc Drinking and other risk taking behaviors of enlisted male soldiers in the US Army
    Jeffrey O Williams
    SSDS, Inc, Eight Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01760 1041, USA
    Work 18:141-50. 2002
    ..Intervention programs should include safe driving habits and smoking cessation, as well as high-risk drinking, and should be tailored to the specific needs of the group at highest risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Demographic, physical, and mental health factors associated with deployment of U.S. Army soldiers to the Persian Gulf
    Nicole S Bell
    SSDS, Inc, Natick, MA, USA
    Mil Med 175:227-37. 2010
    ..Postwar excess injury risk may be explained in part by a propensity for greater risk taking, which was evident before and persisted throughout the war...
  16. doi request reprint Health and occupational consequences of spouse abuse victimization among male U.S. Army soldiers
    Nicole S Bell
    Social Sectors Development Strategies, Inc
    J Interpers Violence 24:751-69. 2009
    ..02-1.08, respectively) and hospitalizations (1.45, 95% CI = 1.38-1.52; 1.38, 95% CI = 1.27-1.49, respectively). College education was protective and deserves further inquiry. Male victims need greater support following spouse abuse...
  17. pmc Hospitalizations for fall-related injuries among active-duty Army soldiers, 1980-1998
    Laura Senier
    SSDS, Inc, Eight Nonesuch Drive, Natick, MA 01760 1041, USA
    Work 18:161-70. 2002
    ..Future research should include identification of specific behavioral and occupational risk factors for falls, particularly those occurring during training activities, and falls occurring off duty...
  18. pmc A historical look at alcohol abuse trends in army and civilian populations, 1980-1995
    Katy L Benjamin
    United BioSource Corporation, 3 Olde Connecticut Path, Westborough, MA 10581, USA
    Mil Med 172:950-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare civilian and Army alcohol-related hospitalization trends and to plot temporal changes in rates relative to alcohol-related legislation and social policies...
  19. pmc Alcohol use and alcohol-related problems before and after military combat deployment
    Isabel G Jacobson
    DoD Center for Deployment Health Research, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
    JAMA 300:663-75. 2008
    ..High rates of alcohol misuse after deployment have been reported among personnel returning from past conflicts, yet investigations of alcohol misuse after return from the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are lacking...
  20. pmc The effect of cigarette smoking on musculoskeletal-related disability
    Andrew E Lincoln
    War Related Illness and Injury Study Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington DC 20422, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:337-49. 2003
    ..This study describes cigarette smoking's effect on development of physical disability following initial musculoskeletal-related hospitalization...
  21. pmc Does occupation explain gender and other differences in work-related eye injury hospitalization rates?
    Gordon S Smith
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:640-8. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether demographic differences in eye injury rates persist after adjusting for occupational exposure...
  22. pmc The natural history and risk factors of musculoskeletal conditions resulting in disability among US Army personnel
    Andrew E Lincoln
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Work 18:99-113. 2002
    ..Modifiable risk factors related to work (job satisfaction, work stress, physical demands, occupation) and health behaviors (smoking) suggest possible targets for intervention...

Research Grants6

  1. ALCOHOL USE AND INJURY OUTCOMES IN THE US ARMY
    Nicole Bell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results will be used to identify high risk groups, estimate costs of drinking in the Army, and develop targeted intervention efforts. ..
  2. Alcohol and intentional injury in the U.S Army
    Nicole Bell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will allow us to cost-effectively assess the role of alcohol in intentional injuries, for a large diverse population encompassing a wide range of occupational, racial, and gender groups. ..