Profiling the incidents and injuries of part-time and full-time soldiers in the Australian army

Dylan Macdonald, Rodney R Pope, Rob Marc Orr

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Abstract

Aim •To profile the incidents & injuries reported in Part-time compared to Full-time soldiers serving in the Australian Army Methods •Retrospective cohort study, covering 01 Jul 2012 –30 Jun 2014 •Incident data for ARES & ARA extracted from WHSCAR database by system administrators & made non-identifiable •Inclusion Criteria: –Incident or injury sustained by Part-time or Full-time personnel –Incident or injury occurred during 01 July 2012-30 June 2014 •Exclusion Criteria: –Foreign defence service on secondment –Missing data •Population sizes ascertained from annual Defence Agency Resources & Planned Performance reports •Total annual numbers of ARES days served provided by AHQ •Data analysis: –Comparison of the types, source & mechanisms of these incidents –Frequency distributions of key incidents –Compare Part-time vs. Full-time incidents & injuries –Incidence & injury rates Year One vs. Year Two
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015
EventAustralasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 - Hobart, Australia
Duration: 9 Oct 201511 Oct 2015
Conference number: 2015
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ConferenceAustralasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015
Abbreviated titleAMMA
CountryAustralia
CityHobart
Period9/10/1511/10/15
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Macdonald, D., Pope, R. R., & Orr, R. M. (2015). Profiling the incidents and injuries of part-time and full-time soldiers in the Australian army. Australasian Military Medicine Association (AMMA) Conference 2015 , Hobart, Australia.