Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.: An Ecologic Study.

@article{Monuteaux2015FirearmOA,
  title={Firearm Ownership and Violent Crime in the U.S.: An Ecologic Study.},
  author={Michael Carl Monuteaux and Lois Kaye Lee and David M. Beaverton Hemenway and Rebekah C. Mannix and Eric William Fleegler},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          207-14
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Although some view the ownership of firearms as a deterrent to crime, the relationship between population-level firearm ownership rates and violent criminal perpetration is unclear. The purpose of this study is to test the association between state-level firearm ownership and violent crime. METHODS State-level rates of household firearm ownership and annual rates of criminal acts from 2001, 2002, and 2004 were analyzed in 2014. Firearm ownership rates were taken from a national… CONTINUE READING
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