Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

DOUBLE-DIGIT GAINS FOR NEW JERSEYANS IN CPR, HEIMLICH MANEUVER TRAINING, RUTGERS-EAGLETON PUBLIC HEALTH POLL FINDS

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since a similar 1997 survey, the percentage of state residents who are trained in the former has increased … Read more …

Posted at 3:17 pm October 6, 2014, in Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Rutgers-Eagleton Public Health Series

ONLY 65 PERCENT OF NEW JERSEYANS REPORT HAVING THREE CRITICAL HOME SAFETY DEVICES: RUTGERS-EAGLETON PUBLIC HEALTH POLL

Although preventable, more than 400 Americans die each year from carbon monoxide (CO) exposure and thousands more are killed and injured in home fires. Yet, only 65 percent of New Jerseyans have both CO and smoke detectors, as well as fire extinguishers in their homes, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Public Health Series poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 2, 2014, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Rutgers-Eagleton Public Health Series

7 PERCENT OF NEW JERSEYANS REPORT CALLS TO POISON CENTER HOTLINE IN PAST YEAR: RUTGERS-EAGLETON PUBLIC HEALTH SERIES POLL

Unintentional poisonings are the leading cause of “injury death” nationally and in New Jersey, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the Garden State, 7 percent of residents say they or someone in their family has called a poison control center in the past year. Households with children are more than … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 1, 2014, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Rutgers-Eagleton Public Health Series

DRIVERS ADMIT TO SOME RISKY BEHAVIORS IN INAUGURAL RUTGERS-EAGLETON, NEW JERSEY MEDICAL SCHOOL PUBLIC HEALTH POLL

In a state famous for its turnpike and infamous for traffic, tolls and “Jersey drivers,” a new partnership between the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) has launched a series of public health polls with a survey about risky driving habits. New Jerseyans were asked about their perceptions of safety both as … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 25, 2014, in Driving Behavior, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Rutgers-Eagleton Public Health Series