Morbidity, mortality and effectiveness of preventive measures among Prime beneficiaries of the military health system compared to national and international populations.Objective: The objective of the TRICARE Prime Morbidity & Mortality study (TPMM) is to compare the causes of morbidity, mortality and the effectiveness of preventive measures among the Prime enrollees of the MHS to national (HMO, PPO plans used by major employers) and international populations. Measures may include but are not limited to: Child mortality rates. Infant immunization coverage. Health of the workforce and disease burden Cause of death and burden of disease Prevalence of treated HIV/AIDS and STDs This study will determine how the Prime beneficiary population compares to other populations (e.g., HMOs and PPOs enrollees, international populations--age/sex adjusted) in morbidity, mortality and the use of preventive services.
Results: Report of Findings