EPID 2670

Injury as a Significant Public Health Issure

EPI 2670


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  Thomas Songer,PhD


Lecture Description:

  This lecture is designed to introduce the public health definition of injury, describe how injury is classified, describe how it compares to other leading health issues, and to describe how injury differs by population sub-groups.

  On completion of the lecture, readers will be able to:

  • Identify the public health definition of injury and its classification
  • Describe how injury compares with other leading health issues
  • Identify how injury frequency differs by population sub-groups

This lecture was last modified on 9 January 2013

For further information about the course, please contact Thomas Songer at tjs@pitt.edu

Thomas Songer, PhD
Dept. of Epidemiology
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA