ERIC Number: EJ292868
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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The Preventive Effect of Strict Gun Control Laws on Suicide and Homicide.
Lester, David; Murrell, Mary E.
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v12 n3 p131-40 Fall 1982
Examined state gun control laws and used a multidimensional scaling technique to study the relationship of strictness and death rates. Results showed states with stricter laws had lower suicide rates by firearms but higher rates by other means. No effect on homicide was found. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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