ERIC Number: EJ482096
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Children's Household Exposure to Guns: A Pediatric Practice-Based Survey.
Senturia, Yvonne D.; And Others
Pediatrics, v93 n3 p469-75 Mar 1994
Assessed the prevalence and type of firearms in households with children and social correlates of ownership. Predictor variables for ownership included rural residence, fewer preschool children, gender, and race. Data suggest that pediatricians routinely see children in families that own firearms, many of which are loaded and unlocked handguns. Suggests that pediatricians counsel parents about gun exposure. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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