[abstract] COMPARISON OF ACCIDENT DATA VS. SURVEY DATA OF UNINJURED DIVERS OF DAN MEMBERSHIP JUNE 1988.

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[abstract] COMPARISON OF ACCIDENT DATA VS. SURVEY DATA OF UNINJURED DIVERS OF DAN MEMBERSHIP JUNE 1988.

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Title: [abstract] COMPARISON OF ACCIDENT DATA VS. SURVEY DATA OF UNINJURED DIVERS OF DAN MEMBERSHIP JUNE 1988.
Author: Wachholtz, CJ; Dovenbarger, JA; Fowler III, GP; Rust, JS; Thompson, LD
Abstract: In June of 1988, epidemiological data was presented on 270 completed accident cases collected by DAN during 1987. At that time surveys containing identical epidemiological questions to the accident report were mailed to DAN's June 1988 membership of 24,000; 2,633 were returned and compared to the data in the accident report. Below is a sample of data presented in the comparison. <table> -, Survey Accident Population Population; Total Responses, 2,633, 270; Mean Age, 39 -, 33 -; Mean Years Diving, 8 -, 7 -; Mean Dives Per Year, 41 -, 47 -; Smoking Currently, 243 (9%), 43 (16%); Male, 1987 (75%), 205 (76%); Female, 628 (24%), 65 (24%); Using Prescription Meds, 670 (25%), 46 (17%); Using Non-prescription Meds, 624 (24%), 56 (21%); Diving with Asthma, 27 (1%), 11 (4%); HBO Rx for Dive Accidents, 45 (2%), 248 (-); Diving with Diabetes, 21 (1%), 1 (0.04%).</table>
Description: Abstract of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc. Annual Scientific Meeting held 6-11 June 1989. Hawaiian Regent Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (http://www.uhms.org)
URI: http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/6609
Date: 1989

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