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writing:research:firearm_safety_research

Gun Violence Research Project

Collection of notes and references

Wikipedia Articles:

    • in 2010 in US 358 death w/ rifles, 6009 with pistols. (?)
    • 66.9% of homicides w/ gun
    • In 2000, 52,447 deliberate and 23,237 accidental non-fatal gunshot injuries.
    • In 2007, 31,224 Firearm-related deaths, 17,352 were suicides
    • In 2006, firearm suicides were 50.7% of all suicides
    • in 2004, 36.5% Americans had a gun in their household. 44 million gun owners, 25% of all adults own at least 1 firearm. 192 mill firearms, 65 million handguns 11% of household involved with hunting 49% of men own guns, 33% of women. 44% white v 24% non whites. 56% rural, 40% suburban, 29% urban
    • Defesive use of a firearm poorly studied. as low as 65k as high as 2.5m. In 1994, 1.5 mill by government survey
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