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State-level homicide victimization rates in the US in relation to survey measures of household firearm ownership, 2001-2003


The authors examined the relationship between household firearm ownership and homicide across the 50 US states, by age and gender, using nationally representative survey-based estimates of household firearm ownership. They found that states with higher rates of household firearm ownership had significantly higher homicide rates of men, women and children. This association was driven by gun-related... read more >