Morbidity as a Factor in the Operational Effectiveness of Combat Ships
NAVAL HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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Variations in morbidity rates were examined in relation to operational conditions and situational factors during overseas deployments of five Navy combat ships. Comparisons of gastrointestinal disorder and trauma rates for various phases of the operational schedules indicated that G.I. incidence is primarily related to specific ports visited while trauma incidence is more a function of time of deployment, operational activity, pay grade, and job assignment.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics