Firearm availability and homicide rates across 26 high-income countries.

@article{Hemenway2000FirearmAA,
  title={Firearm availability and homicide rates across 26 high-income countries.},
  author={David Hemenway and M. Miller},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={
          985-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Among developed nations, the United States has the highest rate of civilian gun ownership, and the highest homicide rate. We examine whether the United States is merely an exception, or if a relationship between gun availability and homicide exists across all developed nations. METHODS Homicide rates for the early 1990s come from 26 of 27 of the highly industrialized or high-income countries with greater than 1 million population as classified by the World Bank. Two common proxies… 

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