Firearm-associated deaths and hospitalizations--California, 1995-1996.

  • Published 1999 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


During 1995-1996, 27% of recorded injury-related deaths in California involved firearms (California Department of Health Services [CDHS], unpublished data, 1995-1996). In 1996, CDHS began passive surveillance of "severe" firearm-related injuries (i.e., resulting in death or hospitalization) with resources provided by the California Wellness Foundation. To… (More)


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@article{1999FirearmassociatedDA, title={Firearm-associated deaths and hospitalizations--California, 1995-1996.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={1999}, volume={48 23}, pages={485-8} }