Health and economic outcomes among the alumni of the Wounded Warrior Project 2013

The Wounded Warrior Project offers support and raises public awareness of service members who have experienced physical or mental health conditions associated with their service on or after September 11, 2001. In this report, the authors use WWP's 2013 survey of its members (alumni) to understa...

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Main Author: Cerully, Jennifer L.
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation National Security Research Division
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND, National Security Research Division [2014]©2014, 2014
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Alumni Characteristics and General Self-Reported Health; Technical Appendix C.2: Alumni Characteristics and Limitations Due to Physical Health; Technical Appendix C.3: Alumni Characteristics and Exercise Frequency; Technical Appendix C.4: Alumni Characteristics and Limitations of Doing Vigorous Activity; Technical Appendix D: Analyses for Chapter 5; Technical Appendix D.1: Alumni Characteristics and Use of VA's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
  • Discussion; Empowering Wounded Warriors in Mind and Spirit; Empowering Wounded Warriors in Body; Empowering Wounded Warriors Economically; Technical Appendix A: Interpretation of Regression Analyses; Multiple Regression; Logistic Regression; Explanatory Variables; Statistical Significance; Weighting; Technical Appendix B: Analyses for Chapter 3
  • Female Alumni and Younger Alumni Report More Difficulties and Delays in Getting Care or Not Getting CareSummary; Chapter Four: Physical Health Outcomes; Achieving a Healthy BMI Is a Challenge for Over 80 Percent of Alumni; BMI Is Related to Other Physical Health Outcomes and Perceptions; Mental and Physical Injuries Are Both Related to Perceptions of Health; Alcohol Use Is Related to General Self-Reported Health in an Unexpected Way; Summary; Chapter Five: Economic Outcomes; Half of Alumni Are Employed
  • Introduction; The Purpose of This Report; How the Report Is Organized; Chapter Two: Overview of 2013 WWP Alumni Survey, Respondents, and Analysis; Survey Content; Survey Administration; Sample Characteristics; Selection of Analyses; Statistical Techniques; Chapter Three: Mental Health Outcomes; At Least Half of Alumni Report Mental Health Symptoms and Problems; Alumni Report Challenges Accessing Mental Health Care and Seeking Help
  • Alumni Characteristics and Use of the Post-9/11 GI BillTechnical Appendix D.3: Alumni Characteristics and Labor Pool Status; Technical Appendix D.4: Alumni Characteristics and Employment Status; Technical Appendix E: Fact Sheets; References
  • Interpretation of regression analyses
  • Technical appendix B. Analyses for Chapter 3
  • Technical appendix C. Analyses for Chapter 4
  • Technical appendix D. Analyses for Chapter 5
  • Technical appendix E. Fact sheets
  • Includes bibliographical references