Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers - July 7, 2014


The percentage of 2,597 soldiers who had been deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq who reported suffering from chronic pain, according to a research study at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, recently published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine -- Chronic Pain and Opioid Use in US Soldiers After Combat Deployment. 23.2% of these soldiers "reported past-month opioid use."

By the Numbers - June 30, 2014


The percentage of "333,803 US Army active duty members returning from Iraq or Afghanistan deployments in fiscal years 2008 to 2011" who "screened positive for at-risk drinking," according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, Missed Opportunity for Alcohol Problem Prevention Among Army Active Duty Service Members Postdeployment.
5.6% had an AUDIT-C (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test) score of 8+, according to the researchers. However...