Firearm legislation and firearm-related fatalities in the United States.

@article{Fleegler2013FirearmLA,
  title={Firearm legislation and firearm-related fatalities in the United States.},
  author={Eric W. Fleegler and Lois Kaye Lee and Michael Carl Monuteaux and David Hemenway and Rebekah Mannix},
  journal={JAMA internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={173 9},
  pages={
          732-40
        }
}
IMPORTANCE Over 30,000 people die annually in the United States from injuries caused by firearms. Although most firearm laws are enacted by states, whether the laws are associated with rates of firearm deaths is uncertain. OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether more firearm laws in a state are associated with fewer firearm fatalities. DESIGN Using an ecological and cross-sectional method, we retrospectively analyzed all firearm-related deaths reported to the Centers for Disease Control and… 

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