Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - Jan. 30, 2017


The percentage of "443,360 active duty service Veterans who deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq and subsequently utilized VHA services between Fiscal Years 2004 and 2013" who "had a non-routine military service discharge," according to a new study recently published online in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine -- Non-routine Discharge From Military Service: Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, and Suicidality.

By the Numbers - Jan. 9, 2017


The year in which "Margaret Cochran Corbin became the first woman to receive a military pension from Congress for an injury sustained while helping to defend Fort Washington against British troops," according to a recently updated Congressional Research Service (CRS) report -- Women in Combat: Issues for Congress -- made available by the Federation of American Scientists Project on Government Secrecy.

By the Numbers - Dec. 12, 2016


The percentage of U.S. military Veterans who reported having pain in the previous three months, according to a study recently published online by The Journal of Pain -- Severe Pain in Veterans: The Impact of Age and Sex, and Comparisons to the General Population. The researchers note that 9.1% of those Veterans were " classified as having severe pain."