Table 1.

JABFM Veterans Health Commentary References

DemographicsVeterans reportUS Census Bureau
An evaluation of the effect of military service on mortality: quantifying the healthy soldier effectMcLaughlin R, Nielsen L, et alAnnals of Epidemiology, 2008, 928–36
Doing hegemony: military, men, and constructing a hegemonic masculinityHinojosa RJournal of Men's Studies, 2010, 18(2), 179–94
Activity-limiting musculoskeletal conditions in US veterans compared to non-veterans: results from the 2013 National Health Interview SurveyHinojosa R, Hinojosa MS
2019 American Community SurveyUS Census BureauPrepared by the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act;
The meaning of health care seeking behavior and resource use among male veterans who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan warsNworah U
Veterans' health concernsUS military veterans' health and well-being in the first year after military serviceVogt D, Tirell FA, et alAm J Prev Med, 2020, 58(3), 352–60
Health and health behavior differences: US military, veteran, and civilian menHoerster KD, Lehavot K, et alAm J Prev Med, 2012, 43(5), 483–9
Musculoskeletal conditionsPost-deployment pain: musculoskeletal conditions in male and female OEF/OIF veteransHaskell SG
Posttraumatic Stress DisorderGenomics of post-traumatic stress disorder in veteransVeterans Administration (VA) Cooperative Studies Program
Posttraumatic stress disorder in the National Comorbidity SurveyKessler RC, Sonnega A, et alArch Gen Psych, 1995, 52, 1048–60
Military sexual traumaSexual harassment and assault as predictors of PTSD symptomatology among US female Persian Gulf War military personnel.Wolfe J, Sharkansky EJ, et alJ Interpers Viol, 1998, 13(1), 40–57
The role of sexual assault on the risk of PTSD among Gulf War veterans.Kang H, Dalager N, et alAnn Epidemiol, 2005, 15(3), 191–5
Prevalence of depressive and alcohol abuse symptoms among women VA outpatients who report experiencing sexual assault while in the militaryHankin CS, Skinner KM, et alJ Trauma Stress, 1999, 12(4), 601–12
Physical and sexual abuse among women and men with substance use disordersOuimette PC, Kimerling R, et alAlcohol Treat Q, 2000, 18, 7–17
Women veterans' experiences with domestic violence and with sexual harassment while in the militaryMurdoch M, Nichol KLArch Fam Med, 1995, 4(5), 411–8
Sexual assault history and suicidal behavior in a national sample of womenUllman SE, Brecklin LRSuicide Life Threat Behav, 2002, 32(2), 117–30
Medical profile of women Veterans Administration outpatients who report a history of sexual assault occurring while in the militaryFrayne SM, Skinner KM, Sullivan LM, et alJ Wom Health Gend Med, 1999, 8(6), 835–45,
Women who served in Iraq seeking mental health services: relationships between military sexual trauma, symptoms, and readjustmentKatz LS., et alPsychological Services, 2007, 4(4), 239–249
Evaluation of universal screening for military-related sexual traumaKimerling R, et alPsychiatric Services, 2008, 59(6), 635–40
Traumatic brain injuryUnderstanding traumatic brain injuryVA
Traumatic brain injury and concussionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Surveillance report of traumatic brain injury-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and deaths—US 2014CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, 2019
Environmental exposuresShaping the future of veterans' health careMcCauley L, Ramos KSN Engl J Med, 2020, 383(19), 1801–4
Physical and mental health status of Gulf War and Gulf era veteransDursa EK, Barth SK, et alJ Occupational and Environmental Med, 2016, 58(1), 41–6
Gulf War veterans and Iraqi nerve agents at Khamisiyah: postwar hospitalization data revisitedSmith TC, Gray GC, et alAm J Epidemiol, 2003, 158(5), 457–67