Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 28 October 2019


The percentage increase between 2017 and 2018 of soldiers testing positive for THC at "nine Army bases in or near marijuana-friendly states," according to a recent article in the military-focused online publication, Task & Purpose. "For comparison, there has been a 5% increase in soldiers testing positive for THC across the entire Army." THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is "the principal psychoactive component in cannabis."

By the Numbers: 21 October 2019

7.8 per 1,000

The rate of violent injuries experienced by healthcare workers in 2017, "compared to rates under 2.0 per 1,000 for other private industry," according to a recent article in the journal Health Affairs -- Violence And The US Health Care Sector: Burden And Response.

By the Numbers: 23 September 2019

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The percentage of Service members with a behavioral health disorder in 2018, according to the 2018 Health of the Force report, released as part of the August 2019 issue of the Military Health System's Medical Surveillance Monthly Report.  The report indicates that the "(p)revalence of behavioral health disorders remained stable between 2014 and 2018" and that "the most common behavioral health disorder among both male and female Service members" was adjustment disorder.


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