The global burden of non-conflict related Firearm mortality
Richmond, T. S.
Schwab, C. W.
Publication: Injury Prevention
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Topics: International Surveillance/Data Collection
Keywords: Mortality PUBLIC health United Nations WORLD Health Organization
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United Nations world population data for the year 2000, data from the World Bank, and the World Health Organization were examined. Non-conflict related firearm deaths were estimated as between 196,000 and 229,000 worldwide. Countries reporting data totaled 162,800 firearm deaths. Public data are not available for 122 of 186 countries, representing more than 3 billion (54%) of the world’s population. Estimate of firearm deaths for these counties range from 33,200 to 66,200.
Richmond, T. S., Cheney, R., & Schwab, C. W. (2005). The global burden of non-conflict related Firearm mortality. Injury Prevention, 11(6), 348-352.
Richmond, T. S., R. Cheney, and C. W. Schwab. "The Global Burden of Non-Conflict Related Firearm Mortality." Injury Prevention 11.6 (2005): 348-52.