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Percept Mot Skills. 2000 Dec;91(3 Pt 1):998.

Firearm availability and the use of firearms for suicide and homicide.

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Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona 08240-0195, USA.

Abstract

In a sample of 36 nations circa 1993, a measure of firearm availability based on the percentages of suicides and homicides using firearms gave better evidence for an association between firearm availability and their use for suicide and homicide than did the accidental firearm mortality rate.

PMID:
11153880
DOI:
10.2466/pms.2000.91.3.998
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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