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Injury Surveillance for U.S. Army Basic Combat Training and One Station Unit Training, Fiscal Year 2019
[Technical Report, Final Report]
U.S. Army Public Health Center
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This report summarizes findings from systematic injury surveillance by the Army Public Health Center Injury Prevention Branch for the cohort of Army trainees who began Basic Combat Training BCT or One Station Unit Training OSUT in Fiscal Year FY 2019. BCT injury rates for women and men in FY 2019 were not statistically different compared to their rates in FYs 2017 and 2018. OSUT injury rates in FY 2019 were significantly lower than rates in FYs 2017 and 2018 for men in three of the OSUTs 11BC IN, 19K AR, and 31B MP and women in the 31B MP OSUT. Injured trainees were five times more likely to attrit from BCT and four times more likely to attrit from OSUT compared to non-injured trainees.
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