Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Oct. 21, 2013


The odds -- according to a study in the September issue of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center's Medical Surveillance Monthly Report -- of servicewomen with a diagnosis of postpartum depression (PPD) also being diagnosed with suicidality, compared to servicewomen without a PPD diagnosis. Among military dependent spouses with a PPD diagnosis, the odds are 14.5, compared to spouses without PPD.

By the Numbers - Oct. 7, 2013


The rates, respectively, of sexual harassment and sexual assault reported by 13,000+ female service members exposed to combat during deployment to Afghanistan and/or Iraq, according to an article published last summer in the journal Women's Health Issues -- Combat Deployment Is Associated with Sexual Harassment or Sexual Assault in a Large, Female Military Cohort.

By the Numbers - Sept. 23, 2013


"The crude rate of suicide per 100,000 person years," among 150,000 active duty personnel and Veterans who, respectively, did not deploy to OEF/OIF, who deployed without combat, and who experienced combat, according to a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association --  Risk factors associated with suicide in current and former US military personnel.