Assessment of Deployment-Related Exposures on Risk of Incident Mental Health Diagnoses Among Air Force Critical Care Providers: Nested Case-Control Study
SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB OH
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A nested case-control study compared cohort members with an incident post-deployment mental health PDMH condition cases, N 146 with those without a PDMH condition controls, N 800 in terms of deployment-related exposures as ascertained using Post-Deployment Health Assessment DD 2796 questionnaire data. Multivariate logistic regression models were used to compute odds ratios. Non-physician career fields, exposure to dead bodies or people killedwounded, history of a vehicular accidentcrash, exposure to sanddust, exposure to lasers, and use of mission-oriented protective posture MOPP overgarments were associated with increased likelihood for a PDMH condition.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Military Forces and Organizations