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ERIC Number: EJ636772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-0234
Suicide and Firearm Prevalence: Are Youth Disproportionately Affected?
Birckmayer, Johanna; Hemenway, David
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v31 n3 p303-10 Fall 2001
The effect of firearm availability on suicide may differ among age groups. Regression analysis was used to examine the relationship between suicide rates and household firearm ownership for four age groups in the nine census regions from 1979 to 1994, adjusting for regional divorce rates, education, unemployment, and urbanity. (BF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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