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

Kegler, Scott R.; Annest, Joseph L.; Kresnow, Marcie-jo
May 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;5/13/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 18, p573
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.


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