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+ The Baltimore Youth Ammunition Initiative: A Model Application of Local Public Health Authority in Preventing Gun Violence
Author:
Lewin, Nancy L. / Vernick, Jon S. / Beilenson, Peter L. / Mair, Julie S. / Lindamood, Melisa M. / Teret, Stephen P. / Webster, Daniel W.
Date:
2005
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Link to Published Abstract
Topics:
Age Group, Legislation and Policy, Local, Public Health, Supply
Keywords:
AMMUNITION, BALTIMORE, Maryland, PUBLIC health, YOUTH & violence
In 2002, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore Police Department, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research launched the Youth Ammunition Initiative, a program designed to... read more >
+ Suicide Acts in 8 States: Incidence and Case Fatality Rates by Demographics and Method.
Author:
Spicer, R. S / Miller, T.R.
Date:
2000
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Topics:
Ethnicity, Legislation and Policy, Prevention, State, Suicide
Keywords:
Case fatality rates, Incidence, Suicide, demographics
To examine the frequency of medically confirmed suicidal acts and death rates by age, sex, race, and method used, data on 10,892 suicides and 57,439 attempted suicides among hospital-admitted individuals... read more >
+ Urban-Rural Shifts in Intentional Firearm Death: Different Causes, Same Results
Author:
Branas CC / Nance ML / Elliott MR / Richmond TS / Schwab CW
Date:
2004
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Topics:
Homicide, Legislation and Policy, Suicide, Urban/Rural
Keywords:
HOMICIDE, Suicide, firearm, rural/urban
The authors examined intentional firearm deaths by urbanicity using federal data from 1989-99. While the most rural and most urban counties had similar rates of intentional firearm deaths, the rural ones... read more >
 

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