+ The Relative Frequency of Offensive and Defensive Gun Uses: Results from a National Survey
Hemenway, D. / Azrael, D.
- Violence and Victims
Criminology, Self-defense Gun Use / Deterrence, Surveillance/Data Collection, U.S./National., Surveillance/Data Collection, U.S./National.
Hidden gun use, national survey, offensive and defensive gun use.
Using data from a national random-digit-dial telephone survey of 1905 adults conducted in 1996, the authors find that criminal gun use is far more common than self-defense gun use. Fourteen civilians... read more >