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  • A patient speaks to an Army psychiatrist

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Mental and Emotional Health Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for mental and emotional health among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • An Air Force OB/GYN physician holds a model of the female reproductive organs

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Sexual Behavior and Health Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for sexual behavior and health among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Two U.S. Air Force mental health professionals talk in a hospital reception area

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Mental and Emotional Health Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for mental and emotional health among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) perform knee-blockers during command physical training at Naval Station Mayport

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Physical Health and Functional Limitations Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for physical health and functional limitations among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • A U.S. Coast Guard technician performs a shoulder ultrasound

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for health promotion and disease prevention among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • An airman sits before a table filled with empty alcohol containers

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Substance Use Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for substance use among active component members, particularly use of alcohol, tobacco, and medication.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Airmen sleep on cots in a temporary facility

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for health promotion and disease prevention among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • U.S. Navy personnel spar for exercise on the mid decks of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Summary Findings and Policy Implications for the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief summarizes results for broad topics of the survey, such as substance use and mental health, among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Marines train on the deck of a ship during a deployment

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Deployment Experiences and Health Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for recent deployment experiences and health among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Members of the U.S. Coast Guard port protection force lit from behind at night

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Sexual Orientation and Health Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for sexual orientation and health among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • U.S. Navy Sailors salute during an approach to a port in Hawaii

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Comparing the Active and Reserve Components

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief compares results for the active component and the reserve component.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Robin L. Beckman, Erika Litvin Bloom, Joshua Breslau, Rebecca L. Collins, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Charles C. Engel, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Sarah O. Meadows, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Sexual Behavior and Health Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for sexual behavior and health among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • A married couple hold hands by the water

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Sexual Orientation and Health Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for sexual orientation and health among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • An Army reservist lifts weights

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Physical Health and Functional Limitations Among the Reserve Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for physical health and functional limitations among reserve component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Airmen embrace after returning from deployment

    Research Brief

    2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Deployment Experiences and Health Among the Active Component

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This brief reviews results for recent deployment experiences and health among active component members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • A member of the U.S. Navy takes a patient's blood pressure

    Report

    2018 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey (HRBS): Results for the Reserve Component

    In this report, RAND researchers review survey methods, sample demographics, key findings, and policy implications from the 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey of reserve component service members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • A blood pressure check at Naval Base San Diego

    Report

    2018 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey (HRBS): Results for the Active Component

    In this report, RAND researchers review survey methods, sample demographics, key findings, and policy implications from the 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey of active component service members.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Report

    Report

    Provisional Caseload Standards for the Indigent Defense of Adult Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency Cases in Utah: Report for the Utah Indigent Defense Commission

    The Utah Indigent Defense Commission asked the RAND Corporation for assistance in determining maximum caseload standards for providers of indigent legal representation in Utah. The authors present data and analysis.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Nicholas M. Pace, Dulani Woods, Roberto Guevara, Chau Pham, Shamena Anwar

  • Infographic

    Infographic

    Assessing the Health Readiness of Active Component Airmen: Results from Air Force Respondents to the HRBS

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This infographic reports key findings for active component members in the Air Force.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons

  • Infographic

    Infographic

    Assessing the Health Readiness of Active Component Coast Guardsmen: Results from Coast Guard Respondents to the HRBS

    The 2018 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health and health behaviors of service members. This infographic reports key findings for active component members in the Coast Guard.

    Apr 28, 2021

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Joshua Breslau, Erika Litvin Bloom, Michael Stephen Dunbar, Marylou Gilbert, David Grant, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Sarah MacCarthy, Eric R. Pedersen, Michael W. Robbins, Adam J. Rose, Jamie Ryan, Terry L. Schell, Molly M. Simmons