James A Mercy

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Violence and health: the United States in a global perspective
    James A Mercy
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:256-61. 2003
  2. doi Implications of direct protective factors for public health research and prevention strategies to reduce youth violence
    Jeffrey E Hall
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S76-83. 2012
  3. pmc Risk factors associated with sexual violence towards girls in Swaziland
    Matthew J Breiding
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 89:203-10. 2011
  4. doi Childhood Sexual Violence Against Boys: A Study in 3 Countries
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, and
    Pediatrics 137:. 2016
  5. pmc A national survey of childhood physical abuse among females in Swaziland
    Matthew J Breiding
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F64, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 3:73-81. 2013
  6. ncbi Can we talk? Importance of random-digit-dial surveys for injury prevention research
    Thomas R Simon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:406-10. 2006
  7. ncbi Prevalence of household firearms and firearm-storage practices in the 50 states and the District of Columbia: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Catherine A Okoro
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e370-6. 2005
  8. doi Preventing violence in developing countries: a framework for action
    James A Mercy
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control NCIPC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:197-208. 2008
  9. doi Sentinel Events Preceding Youth Firearm Violence: An Investigation of Administrative Data in Delaware
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med . 2016
  10. pmc Sentinel events predicting later unwanted sex among girls: A national survey in Haiti, 2012
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 50:49-55. 2015

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Violence and health: the United States in a global perspective
    James A Mercy
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:256-61. 2003
    ..A new World Health Organization initiative presents an opportunity for the United States to work with other nations to find cost-effective ways of preventing violence and reducing its enormous costs...
  2. doi Implications of direct protective factors for public health research and prevention strategies to reduce youth violence
    Jeffrey E Hall
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S76-83. 2012
    ..The present paper synthesizes findings from these papers, specifies their implications for public health research and prevention strategies to reduce youth violence, and suggests directions for future research...
  3. pmc Risk factors associated with sexual violence towards girls in Swaziland
    Matthew J Breiding
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 89:203-10. 2011
    ..To explore risk factors for sexual violence in childhood in a nationally representative sample of females aged 13 to 24 years in Swaziland...
  4. doi Childhood Sexual Violence Against Boys: A Study in 3 Countries
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, and
    Pediatrics 137:. 2016
    ..We sought to produce the first internationally comparable estimates of the magnitude, characteristics, risk factors, and consequences of sexual violence against boys in 3 diverse countries...
  5. pmc A national survey of childhood physical abuse among females in Swaziland
    Matthew J Breiding
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS F64, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 3:73-81. 2013
    ..The current study also examined health consequences and risk factors of childhood physical abuse...
  6. ncbi Can we talk? Importance of random-digit-dial surveys for injury prevention research
    Thomas R Simon
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Violence Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:406-10. 2006
    ..This theme issue provides suggestions for how we can improve the design and implementation of RDD surveys in a manner that is both practical and ethical...
  7. ncbi Prevalence of household firearms and firearm-storage practices in the 50 states and the District of Columbia: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002
    Catherine A Okoro
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e370-6. 2005
    ..To examine the prevalence of household firearms and firearm-storage practices in the 50 states and the District of Columbia and estimate the number of children exposed to unsafe storage practices...
  8. doi Preventing violence in developing countries: a framework for action
    James A Mercy
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control NCIPC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 15:197-208. 2008
    ..As a global community, however, it is not possible to wait for perfect solutions to these problems to act. The obligation is to act now to use the valuable knowledge that has been gained about violence prevention to improve the world...
  9. doi Sentinel Events Preceding Youth Firearm Violence: An Investigation of Administrative Data in Delaware
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med . 2016
    ..This study explored whether readily available city and state administrative data covering life events before youth firearm violence could elucidate patterns preceding such violence...
  10. pmc Sentinel events predicting later unwanted sex among girls: A national survey in Haiti, 2012
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 50:49-55. 2015
    ..Reporting of sexual violence by children in Haiti is low and can be improved to better act on sentinel events. ..
  11. doi Sexual violence and its health consequences for female children in Swaziland: a cluster survey study
    Avid Reza
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Lancet 373:1966-72. 2009
    ..We report the prevalence and circumstances of sexual violence in girls in Swaziland, and assess the negative health consequences...
  12. ncbi Nonfatal and fatal firearm-related injuries among children aged 14 years and younger: United States, 1993-2000
    Gabriel B Eber
    Office of Statistics and Programming, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1686-92. 2004
    ..To provide national estimates of fatal and nonfatal firearm-related (FA) injuries among children < or =14 years old and to examine the circumstances under which these injuries occurred...
  13. ncbi The enduring impact of violence against children
    Susan D Hillis
    a Office of the Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Psychol Health Med . 2016
    ..This unprecedented UN call may foster new investments, to fuel new progress for protecting children around the world from violence and its preventable consequences...
  14. ncbi Sexual Violence Against Female and Male Children in the United Republic of Tanzania
    Kevin J Vagi
    U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Violence Against Women . 2016
    ..Results are being used by the Tanzanian government to implement a National Plan of Action...
  15. pmc Violence in the United States: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities
    Steven A Sumner
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia2Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    JAMA 314:478-88. 2015
    ..However, surveillance systems, programs, and policies to address violence often lack broad, cross-sector collaboration, and there is limited awareness of effective strategies to prevent violence...
  16. doi Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Expert Panel on Protective Factors for Youth Violence Perpetration: background and overview
    Jeffrey E Hall
    Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:S1-7. 2012
    ..Lastly, this paper briefly describes the organization of the work of the panel as well as the research products that comprise the contents of the supplement...
  17. doi Characteristics of fatal abusive head trauma among children in the USA: 2003-2007: an application of the CDC operational case definition to national vital statistics data
    Sharyn E Parks
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 18:193-9. 2012
    ..This study presents the operational case definition and applies it to US death data...
  18. pmc The economic burden of child maltreatment in the United States and implications for prevention
    Xiangming Fang
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 36:156-65. 2012
    ..To present new estimates of the average lifetime costs per child maltreatment victim and aggregate lifetime costs for all new child maltreatment cases incurred in 2008 using an incidence-based approach...
  19. doi Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, and young adult intimate partner violence
    Xiangming Fang
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS F 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:1179-86. 2010
    ..Studies based on clinical samples suggest a connection between childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and later intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration...
  20. ncbi Characteristics of non-fatal injuries in Leon, Nicaragua - 2004
    Victoria Espitia-Hardeman
    The Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot 14:69-75. 2007
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  21. ncbi World Report on Violence and Health--exploring Australian responses
    Anthony B Zwi
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:405-8. 2002
  22. ncbi The world report on violence and health
    Etienne G Krug
    Injuries and Violence Prevention Department, Non Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 360:1083-8. 2002
    ..The launch of the report will be followed by a 1-year Global Campaign on Violence Prevention, focusing on implementation of the recommendations. This article summarises some of the main points of the world report...
  23. ncbi Adolescent violence: is it the same everywhere?
    James A Mercy
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:592-4. 2004
  24. ncbi Do laws restricting access to firearms by domestic violence offenders prevent intimate partner homicide?
    Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor
    Terry Sanford Institute for Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Eval Rev 30:313-46. 2006
    ..The authors find that female intimate partner homicide rates decline 7% after a state passes a restraining order law. They find no effect from the domestic violence misdemeanor or confiscation laws...
  25. ncbi [World report on violence and health]
    Etienne G Krug
    Injuries and Violence Prevention Department, Non Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Biomedica 22:327-36. 2002
    ..The launch of the report will be followed by a 1-year Global Campaign on Violence Prevention, focusing on implementation of the recommendations. This article summarises some of the main points of the world report...
  26. ncbi Public health and law enforcement: future directions
    Jonathan Hall
    Hazardous Materials Unit, Los Angeles Police Department, CA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 32:52-5. 2004
  27. ncbi 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...