Epidemiologic approaches to injury and violence

Susan P. Baker, Guohua Li

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This volume of Epidemiologic Reviews features 13 articles covering a variety of injury problems and research topics. In this commentary, the authors highlight the remarkable achievements in injury control and the important role the Haddon Matrix has played in understanding injury causation and developing preventive strategies; comment on the individual articles included in this volume in the broad categories of research methods, childhood injury, motor-vehicle-related injury, alcohol-related injury, intentional injury, and occupational injury; and outline research gaps and future directions in injury epidemiology and prevention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalEpidemiologic reviews
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012


  • accident prevention
  • primary prevention
  • research
  • violence
  • wounds and injuries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology

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