Corinne Peek-Asa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Steering teens safe: a randomized trial of a parent-based intervention to improve safe teen driving
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 105 River St, S143B CPHB, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:777. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Flood-related work disruption and poor health outcomes among university students
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:503-8. 2012
  3. pmc Rural disparity in domestic violence prevalence and access to resources
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Boulevard, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1743-9. 2011
  4. pmc A probabilistic sampling method (PSM) for estimating geographic distance to health services when only the region of residence is known
    Kirsten M M Beyer
    Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 10:4. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoke alarm and battery function 42 months after installation: a randomized trial
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52241, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:368-71. 2010
  6. pmc A population based study of reporting patterns and characteristics of men who abuse their female partners
    C Peek-Asa
    The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Inj Prev 11:180-5. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Documenting the need for translational research: an example from workplace violence prevention
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Inj Prev 16:50-2. 2010
  8. pmc When one is not enough: prevalence and characteristics of homes not adequately protected by smoke alarms
    C Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Inj Prev 11:364-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting hospital charges and length of stay from teenage motor vehicle crash-related hospitalizations among United States teenagers, 2002-2007
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:595-600. 2011
  10. pmc Employee and customer injury during violent crimes in retail and service businesses
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1867-72. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Injuries
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Teen Driving
    CORINNE contact PEEK ASA; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. pmc Steering teens safe: a randomized trial of a parent-based intervention to improve safe teen driving
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 105 River St, S143B CPHB, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    BMC Public Health 14:777. 2014
    ..Crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and parent-based interventions are a promising approach. We assess the effectiveness of Steering Teens Safe, a parent-focused program to increase safe teen driving...
  2. doi request reprint Flood-related work disruption and poor health outcomes among university students
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center and the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 27:503-8. 2012
    ..University students, who are often living far away from family support structures and have limited resources, may be particularly vulnerable. This study examines student psychological health following a large flood at a university...
  3. pmc Rural disparity in domestic violence prevalence and access to resources
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 100 Oakdale Boulevard, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1743-9. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study are to determine if prevalence, frequency, and severity of IPV differ by rurality and to identify variance in geographic access to IPV resources...
  4. pmc A probabilistic sampling method (PSM) for estimating geographic distance to health services when only the region of residence is known
    Kirsten M M Beyer
    Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 53226, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 10:4. 2011
    ..However, estimated distances are often imprecise and, we suspect, biased due to a lack of specific residential location data. In many cases, to protect subject confidentiality, data sets contain only a ZIP Code or a county...
  5. ncbi request reprint Smoke alarm and battery function 42 months after installation: a randomized trial
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52241, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:368-71. 2010
    ..This randomized trial presents findings from the longest follow-up study of smoke alarm and battery function to date...
  6. pmc A population based study of reporting patterns and characteristics of men who abuse their female partners
    C Peek-Asa
    The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Inj Prev 11:180-5. 2005
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of male abusive behavior reported by men and their female partners and identifies characteristics of abusive men...
  7. doi request reprint Documenting the need for translational research: an example from workplace violence prevention
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Inj Prev 16:50-2. 2010
    ..In the absence of effective translation of knowledge and practice, business owners installed the least effective strategies, often at a higher cost...
  8. pmc When one is not enough: prevalence and characteristics of homes not adequately protected by smoke alarms
    C Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Inj Prev 11:364-8. 2005
    ..The authors describe the prevalence and home characteristics associated with compliance to recommendations for smoke alarm installation by the NFPA...
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting hospital charges and length of stay from teenage motor vehicle crash-related hospitalizations among United States teenagers, 2002-2007
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:595-600. 2011
    ..These high charges and hospitalization periods pose a significant burden on teens, their families, and the health care system...
  10. pmc Employee and customer injury during violent crimes in retail and service businesses
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1867-72. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the frequency and risk factors for employees and customers injured during crimes in retail (convenience, grocery, and liquor stores) and service businesses (bars, restaurants, motels)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Workplace violence prevention programs in hospital emergency departments
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:756-63. 2007
    ..This study compared workplace violence programs in high-risk emergency departments among a representative sample of 116 hospitals in California and 50 hospitals in New Jersey...
  12. doi request reprint Workplace violence prevention programs in psychiatric units and facilities
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 23:166-76. 2009
    ..Legislation is one of many potential approaches to increase workplace violence prevention programs in health care settings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of crashes with farm equipment that increase potential for injury
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    J Rural Health 23:339-47. 2007
    ..Although slow-moving farm vehicles and equipment are risk factors on rural roads, little is known about the characteristics of crashes with farm vehicles/equipment...
  14. doi request reprint Teenage driver crash incidence and factors influencing crash injury by rurality
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, IA 52242 5000, USA
    J Safety Res 41:487-92. 2010
    ..Few studies have examined incidence and characteristics of teen driver-involved crashes on rural and urban roads...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does parental physical violence reduce children's standardized test score performance?
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    College of Public Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:847-53. 2007
    ..In a rural population-based cohort, we examine the role of parental violence on standardized test score performance...
  16. pmc Acute traumatic injuries in rural populations
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Am J Public Health 94:1689-93. 2004
    ..We describe differences in rates and patterns of injury among rural and urban populations and discuss factors that contribute to these differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Severity of intimate partner abuse indicators as perceived by women in Mexico and the United States
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, USA
    Women Health 35:165-80. 2002
    ..Women in Cuernavaca, Mexico and Los Angeles, California were surveyed to examine differences in their perceptions of the severity of domestic violence indicators...
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of environmental interventions in injury control and prevention
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, 100 Oakdale Campus 114 IREH, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 25:77-89. 2003
  19. pmc Seismic, structural, and individual factors associated with earthquake related injury
    C Peek-Asa
    Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Inj Prev 9:62-6. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined how multiple types of risk factors are related to physical injury during an earthquake...
  20. ncbi request reprint Compliance to a Workplace Violence Prevention Program in small businesses
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:276-83. 2004
    ..Interventions to reduce robberies and related injuries have been limited to convenience stores, and evaluations have not addressed compliance as a factor in program effectiveness...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence of acute low-back injury among older workers in a cohort of material handlers
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:551-7. 2004
    ..This research indicates that workers over age 55 had similar injury rates to workers younger than age 55, even when considering lifting intensity and length of employment. However, their injuries may cause a longer period of disability...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk of home fire and escape plans in rural households
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:7-12. 2006
    ..Although successful exit from a home fire could greatly reduce fire-related deaths and injuries, little is known about factors associated with behaviors of developing and practicing an escape plan...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation of long- and short-handled hand hoes for land preparation, developed in a participatory manner among women vegetable farmers in The Gambia
    Londa Vanderwal
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:749-56. 2011
    ..This study evaluated land preparation interventions (new short- and long-handled hoes), developed in a participatory manner with women vegetable farmers in West Africa, and identified indicators of long-term adoption of these interventions...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of a rural trauma system on traumatic brain injuries
    Hope Tiesman
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Neurotrauma 24:1189-97. 2007
    ..36, 0.88; OR = 0.50, 95% CI = 0.32, 0.79). Implementation of the Iowa trauma system seems to have led to more appropriate triage and transport for TBI patients, and this likely contributed to reduced in-hospital mortality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patient and hospital characteristics associated with length of stay and hospital charges for pediatric sports-related injury hospitalizations in the United States, 2000-2003
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e813-20. 2007
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  26. doi request reprint Burden of hospitalizations for bicycling injuries by motor vehicle involvement: United States, 2002 to 2009
    Cara Hamann
    From the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:870-6. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate the current burden of injury from bicycling injury hospitalizations by motor vehicle crash (MVC) and non-MVC in the United States...
  27. doi request reprint Smoke alarm tests may not adequately indicate smoke alarm function
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52241, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:e135-9. 2011
    ..The general public is not aware of the potential for inaccuracy in smoke alarm tests, and burn professionals can advocate for enhanced testing methods. The optimal test to determine smoke alarm function is the chemical smoke test...
  28. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing and intimate partner violence: a randomized trial
    Audrey F Saftlas
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:144-50. 2014
    ..To determine if motivational interviewing (MI) improves self-efficacy (primary outcome), depressive symptoms (secondary outcome), and stage-of-readiness-to-change (secondary outcome) among women in abusive relationships...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for rural residential fires
    Veerasathpurush Allareddy
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Rural Health 23:264-9. 2007
    ..This study aims to identify occupant and household characteristics that are associated with residential fires in a rural cohort...
  30. ncbi request reprint A comparison of self-reported hearing and pure tone threshold average in the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Survey
    Seong Woo Choi
    Department of Occupational Health and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 5000, USA
    J Agromedicine 10:31-9. 2005
    ..This study aims to assess the performance of several self-reported hearing measures to identify hearing loss in a group of Iowa farmers...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sleep quantity and quality as a predictor of injuries in a rural population
    Seong Woo Choi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242 5000, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:189-96. 2006
    ..Having adequate hours of sleep is important in preventing injuries. Avoiding alcohol consumption would be especially helpful in reducing injuries among people with sleep disturbance...
  32. doi request reprint Family communication patterns and teen drivers' attitudes toward driving safety
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 27:334-41. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between family communication and teen driving safety...
  33. doi request reprint Characteristics of workplace threats requiring response from a university threat assessment team
    Yanyan Cao
    Departments of Epidemiology, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52252, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:45-51. 2013
    ..In response to concerns about campus violence, universities are implementing threat assessment teams. In 2008, a large university's new threat assessment team began to identify and respond to potentially harmful situations...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hearing loss as a risk factor for agricultural injuries
    Seong Woo Choi
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:293-301. 2005
    ..However, self-reported hearing measures may be subject to inaccuracy and subjective perception. We assessed the association of agricultural injuries with hearing loss and other hearing characteristics using measured hearing...
  35. ncbi request reprint Smoke alarms by type and battery life in rural households: a randomized controlled trial
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:20-4. 2008
    ..This study examined smoke alarm and battery function 12 months after installation in rural residential households...
  36. doi request reprint Implementation evaluation of steering teens safe: engaging parents to deliver a new parent-based teen driving intervention to their teens
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Health Educ Behav 40:426-34. 2013
    ..Findings indicate high acceptability among parent implementers and promise for real-world delivery. Future studies are needed to assess intervention impact. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of school bus crashes and injuries
    Jingzhen Yang
    Department of Community and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:336-41. 2009
    ..Studies of school bus crashes have focused on the biomechanics of catastrophic collisions, with very few examining crash incidence...
  38. doi request reprint Do nuisance alarms decrease functionality of smoke alarms near the kitchen? Findings from a randomised controlled trial
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Inj Prev 17:160-5. 2011
    ..Kitchen smoke alarms are more likely to produce nuisance alarms, but few previous studies have examined the role of alarm sensor and battery types on the functionality of smoke alarms located nearest to the kitchen...
  39. ncbi request reprint Parent and teen agreement on driving expectations prior to teen licensure
    Cara J Hamann
    Injury Prevention Research Center, The University of Iowa, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 38:13-21. 2014
    ..To examine pre-licensure agreement on driving expectations and predictors of teen driving expectations among parent-teen dyads...
  40. ncbi request reprint Workplace violence investigations and activation of the threat management teams in a multinational corporation
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    From the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health and Injury Prevention Research Center Drs Peek Asa and Ramirez, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Department of Epidemiology and Injury Prevention Research Center Dr Casteel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Eugene A Rugala and Associates Mr Rugala, LLC, Beaufort, SC and Stephen J Romano and Associates Mr Romano, LLC, Simpsonville, SC
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1305-11. 2013
    ..We examined threat management investigations conducted by a large multinational company...
  41. doi request reprint Rural roadway safety perceptions among rural teen drivers living in and outside of towns
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Rural Health 29:46-54. 2013
    ..To compare perceptions about rural road and general driving behaviors between teens who live in- and out-of-town from rural communities in Iowa...
  42. doi request reprint Risk of injury by job assignment among federal wildland firefighters, United States, 2003-2007
    Carla Britton
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, IA, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:77-84. 2013
    ..Wildland fires cost billions of dollars annually and expose thousands of firefighters to a variety of occupational hazards. Little is known about injury patterns among wildland firefighters...
  43. doi request reprint Epidemiology of injuries to wildland firefighters
    Carla Britton
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 31:339-45. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the mechanism of injury would predict injury characteristics and severity of fire-related injuries...
  44. pmc Prevalence of intimate partner violence among an abortion clinic population
    Audrey F Saftlas
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1412-5. 2010
    ..Violence severity increased with frequency. Abortion patients experience high intimate partner violence rates, indicating the need for targeted screening and community-based referral...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pediatric poisonings and risk markers for hospital admission in a major emergency department in Romania
    Florin Oprescu
    College of Public Health, Center for International Rural and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:495-500. 2012
    ..Poisonings result in morbidity and hospital admissions, yet there are few prevention resources available. Health education programs and consumer product safety policies are needed in Romania and eastern Europe...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of crime prevention through environmental design in reducing criminal activity in liquor stores: a pilot study
    Carri Casteel
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:450-8. 2004
    ..We conclude that the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design program reduced crime and injury in liquor stores and educated small businesses about the risks associated with retail violence and the countermeasures that can be taken...
  47. doi request reprint Occupational injuries among workers with diabetes: the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2005
    Nancy L Sprince
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:804-8. 2008
    ..To assess associations between diabetes and occupational injury...
  48. pmc Physical and emotional partner abuse reported by men and women in a rural community
    Susan A Murty
    University of Iowa School of Social Work, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1073-5. 2003
  49. doi request reprint Violation of school behavioral policies and its relationship with overall crime
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:214-20. 2011
    ..Following the Theory of Social Disorganization, we hypothesize that poor social control measured by violations of behavioral policies is associated with greater rates of school crime...
  50. doi request reprint Fire characteristics associated with firefighter injury on large federal wildland fires
    Carla Britton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:37-42. 2013
    ..Wildland fires present many injury hazards to firefighters. We estimate injury rates and identify fire-related factors associated with injury...
  51. ncbi request reprint Iowa nursing home characteristics associated with reported abuse
    Gerald J Jogerst
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:203-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association of nursing home abuse reported by employees in Iowa licensed nursing homes with nursing home characteristics, inspection results, nursing staff hours, and census demographics...
  52. ncbi request reprint Violent events and security programs in California Emergency Departments before and after the 1993 Hospital Security Act
    Corinne Peek-Asa
    Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 28:420-6. 2002
    ..In response to a growing threat of violence in hospitals, California implemented the Hospital Security Act (AB508) in 1993. This study compares surveys of emergency nurses before and after implementation of AB508...
  53. pmc Social support patterns of collegiate athletes before and after injury
    Jingzhen Yang
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Athl Train 45:372-9. 2010
    ..Social support has been identified as an important factor in facilitating recovery from injury. However, no previous authors have prospectively assessed the change in social support patterns before and after injury...
  54. pmc Non-fatal injuries among urban and rural residents: the National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2001
    Hope Tiesman
    The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    Inj Prev 13:115-9. 2007
    ..Data from the 1997-2001 US National Health Interview Surveys were used to explore associations between rurality and non-fatal injury...
  55. ncbi request reprint Youth violence across multiple dimensions: a study of violence, absenteeism, and suspensions among middle school children
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:542-546.e2. 2012
    ..To determine how multidimensional measures of violence correlate with school absenteeism and suspensions among middle school youth...
  56. doi request reprint Accountability and assessment of emergency drill performance at schools
    Marizen Ramirez
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:105-14. 2009
    ..Sites neither conducted any self-assessments nor made changes to procedures on the basis of performance. Suggestions include developing realistic simulated exercises, debriefing, and better school accountability for drills...
  57. pmc Toxicology testing in fatally injured workers: a review of five years of Iowa FACE cases
    Marizen Ramirez
    Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 105 River St, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6154-68. 2013
    ..These results identify an area in need of further research efforts and a potential target for injury prevention strategies. ..
  58. doi request reprint On-road bicycle facilities and bicycle crashes in Iowa, 2007-2010
    Cara Hamann
    Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Iowa, 2186 WL, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 56:103-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of bicycle-specific roadway facilities (e.g., signage and bicycle lanes) in reducing bicycle crashes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Workplace violence prevention policies in home health and hospice care agencies
    Nathan Gross
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, IA, USA
    Online J Issues Nurs 18:1. 2013
    ..Similarly, not all programs were written or reviewed and updated regularly. Few program differences were observed between agency characteristics, but nonetheless several striking gaps were found...
  60. ncbi request reprint A comparison of school injuries between children with and without disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 5000, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:317-22. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare rates, nature, and mechanisms of school injuries in children with and without disabilities...
  61. doi request reprint Participatory approach to identify interventions to improve the health, safety, and work productivity of smallholder women vegetable farmers in the Gambia
    Londa Vanderwal
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:36-47. 2011
    ....
  62. doi request reprint After the waters receded: a qualitative study of university officials' disaster experiences during the Great Iowa Flood of 2008
    Erin P Fillmore
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, 100 Oakdale Campus, Iowa City, IA 52242 5000, USA
    J Community Health 36:307-15. 2011
    ..Lessons learned from the Great Flood of 2008 provide the opportunity to self-assess and prepare universities for disasters in the future...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors associated with symptoms of depression in competitive collegiate student athletes
    Jingzhen Yang
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 17:481-7. 2007
    ..To describe the prevalence of symptoms of depression among competitive collegiate student athletes and examine the factors associated with symptoms of depression among this population...
  64. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with mode of transport to acute care hospitals in rural communities
    Tracy Young
    University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:189-98. 2003
    ..Further study of the community's and individuals' decision-making factors determining mode of transportation is needed...
  65. doi request reprint Influence of symptoms of depression and anxiety on injury hazard among collegiate American football players
    Jingzhen Yang
    a University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Res Sports Med 22:147-60. 2014
    ..Evidence from this study suggests injury prevention efforts need to include strategies targeting psychological risk factors. ..
  66. doi request reprint Sports injuries to high school athletes with disabilities
    Marizen Ramirez
    Departments of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatrics 123:690-6. 2009
    ..To best manage potential injuries to children with disabilities, data on sports injury patterns are needed. The purpose of this study was to measure the frequency of and risk factors for injury to high school athletes with disabilities...
  67. ncbi request reprint Complications after therapeutic trauma laparotomy
    Kent C Choi
    Department of Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:546-53. 2005
    ..We explored the role of the time from emergency department (ED) arrival to surgical intervention as a predictor of complications and mortality from TTL...
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical indicators of midface fracture in patients with trauma
    Hayden L Smith
    Medical Education Services, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA
    Dent Traumatol 29:313-8. 2013
    ..Midface fractures are commonly present and difficult to diagnose in trauma patients. The objective of this study was to determine clinically accessible indicators of midface fracture...
  69. doi request reprint Impact of hospital security programmes and workplace aggression on nurse perceptions of safety
    James D Blando
    School of Community and Environmental Health College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529, USA
    J Nurs Manag 21:491-8. 2013
    ..To assess how nurses' perception of their safety and risk of violence was affected by their work environment and whether this perception correlated with their actual risk...
  70. doi request reprint Epidemiology of assault and self-harm injuries treated in a large Romanian Emergency Department
    Melinda Gal
    Mobile Emergency Unit for Resuscitation and Extrication, Mureş County Emergency Hospital, Tirgu Mures, Romania
    Eur J Emerg Med 19:146-52. 2012
    ..We examined violent injuries treated in the largest Emergency Department (ED) in Tîrgu Mures County, Romania, with a catchment area of approximately 580 000 residents to describe the epidemiology of assault and self-harm injuries...
  71. ncbi request reprint Facial trauma and the risk of intracranial injury in motorcycle riders
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles 90024, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:18-26. 2003
    ..We describe the associations among facial fracture, helmet use, skull fracture, and traumatic brain injury in injured motorcycle riders...
  72. ncbi request reprint Comparing unintentional and intentional injuries in a school setting
    Mary Ann P Limbos
    USC Keck School of Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, MS 76, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Sch Health 73:101-6. 2003
    ..A potential area to focus interventions for intentional injuries are modifications of the school environment and surrounding grounds to improve supervision and monitoring...
  73. ncbi request reprint Risks for abuse against pregnant Hispanic women: Morelos, Mexico and Los Angeles County, California
    Roberto Castro
    Regional Center for Multidisciplinary Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Apartado Postal 4 106, 62431 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Am J Prev Med 25:325-32. 2003
    ..Although violence against women is gaining international attention as a prevention priority, little is known about how risks differ across countries...
  74. pmc Violence against women in Mexico: a study of abuse before and during pregnancy
    Roberto Castro
    Regional Center of Multidisciplinary Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Cuernavaca Morelos
    Am J Public Health 93:1110-6. 2003
    ..We identified the prevalence and types of violence experienced by pregnant women, the ways victimization changed during pregnancy from the year prior to pregnancy, and factors associated with violence during pregnancy...
  75. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a falls prevention program for independent elderly
    Carri Casteel
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:S51-60. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an older adult falls-prevention program and describe compliance with the program...
  76. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nonfatal assault injury to public school teachers in Los Angeles City
    Carri Casteel
    Department of Epidemiology and Injury Prevention Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:932-9. 2007
    ..This study examines school characteristics that increase the odds of nonfatal teacher assaults and the influence of community crime on these relationships...
  77. ncbi request reprint Effects of the California graduated driver licensing program
    Thomas M Rice
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, 10911 Weyburn Avenue, Suite 200, 90024, USA
    J Safety Res 35:375-81. 2004
    ..On July 1, 1998, in an effort to ameliorate the problem of high teenage driver crash rates, California implemented a graduated driver licensing system (GDLS)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Incidence, severity, and patterns of intrathoracic and intra-abdominal injuries in motorcycle crashes
    Jess F Kraus
    Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles 90024 2884, USA
    J Trauma 52:548-53. 2002
    ..We detail the frequency, severity, and pattern of intrathoracic and intra-abdominal injuries that may be helpful in the recognition and medical treatment of such injuries...
  79. ncbi request reprint Injuries to the head among children enrolled in special education
    Mary Ann P Limbos
    Division of General Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1057-61. 2004
    ..Injuries to the head comprise 20% to 39% of all school-related injuries. Head injuries among special education students have not been adequately described...
  80. doi request reprint Effect of war on weapon-related deaths in Croatian children and youth
    Aida Mujkic
    School of Medicine, Andrija Stampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:140-4. 2008
    ..To identify trends in weapon-related deaths associated with the Homeland War (1991-1995) among children in Croatia...
  81. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of traumatic injuries from earthquakes
    Marizen Ramirez
    Division of Research on Children, Youth and Families, Department of Pediatric, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 27:47-55. 2005

Research Grants8

  1. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
  2. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
  3. Evaluation of California Initiatives to Reduce Violence*
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such evaluations have been identified as a priority in research agendas including NORA and Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation. ..
  4. Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Injuries
    Corinne Peek Asa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Parents and teens will be followed to see if intervention parents meet the intervention's driving goals and to see if the parent and teens report improved driving skills and behaviors in the intervention compared with the control group...
  5. A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Teen Driving
    CORINNE contact PEEK ASA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The long range goal of this research is to reduce crashes and related injuries among teen drivers. ..