TITLE

Violence-Related Firearm Deaths Among Residents of Metropolitan Areas and Cities -- United States, 2006-2007

AUTHOR(S)
Kegler, Scott R.; Annest, Joseph L.; Kresnow, Marcie-jo
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/13/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 18, p573
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report on firearm homicides and firearm suicides for major metropolitan areas and cities in the U.S. with an emphasis on youths from 10-19 years old from 2006-2007. It provides analyses by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to requests for detailed information. It presents a table on firearm homicides and suicides and annual rates for the largest metropolitan statistical areas. Strategies to prevent behaviors which underlie firearm violence involving youths are suggested.
ACCESSION #
60882673

 

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