Epidemiology of Injury, Morbidity, and Mortality in the Hispanic Population Using the National Trauma Data Bank, 2003 to 2010
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Identify epidemiological trends in incidence of injuries and related morbidity and mortality in the Hispanic population. Evaluate trends over time using nationwide representative trauma dataset. Define demographic factors and injury incidence characteristics of the Hispanic trauma population in order to develop optimal care and treatment for injury prevention.
Keyword(s): Epidemiology, Latinos
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a research associate at an urban level I trauma center. We are focused on quality and safety in acute care surgery among vulnerable populations in Tarrant county after encounter. A large segment of the population we serve are of Hispanic ethnicity. Therefore we strive to better understand their health perspective and communicate their narrative among our community of praxis.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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