Public Mass Shooters and Firearms: A Cross-National Study of 171 Countries

  title={Public Mass Shooters and Firearms: A Cross-National Study of 171 Countries},
  author={Adam Lankford},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={187 - 199}
Objective: Model the global distribution of public mass shooters around the world. Method: Negative binomial regression is used to test the effects of homicide rates, suicide rates, firearm ownership rates, and several control variables on public mass shooters per country from 1966 to 2012. Results: The global distribution of public mass shooters appears partially attributable to cross-national differences in firearms availability but not associated with cross-national homicide or suicide rates… 

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