Self-reported incidence of skin and soft tissue infections among deployed US military
作者: Larissa MayChad PorterDavid TribbleAdam ArmstrongManal MostafaMark Riddle
作者单位: 1Department of Emergency Medicine, The George Washington University, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 2B, Washington, DC 20037, USA
2Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 2010, USA
3Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Preventive Medicine & Biometrics Department, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20815, USA
4Navy Central HIV Program, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
5U. S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt, Clinical Trial & Military Surveys program (CTMS), Abbassia, Egypt
刊名: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2011, Vol.9 (4), pp.213-220
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2011.06.001
关键词: Skin and soft tissue infectionsMilitaryDeployment
英文摘要: Summary(#br)The incidence of skin and soft tissue infections has steadily increased over the past decade, and military populations, particularly recruits, have been affected. However, the epidemiology of skin and soft tissue infections in deployed personnel has not previously been described.(#br)We conducted a cross-sectional study of United States military personnel in mid-deployment using self-reported questionnaire data containing 11 demographic questions and 20 questions related to skin and soft tissue infections. The primary outcome was self-reported incident SSTI. Descriptive analyses were conducted and incidence estimates calculated. Multivariable regression models were developed to evaluate the association between SSTI and important covariates. Self-reported treatment modalities...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.776 (2012)

  • incidence 入射
  • military 军事的
  • among 在当中
  • tissue 组织
  • reported 报告的