The impact of gun control and gun ownership levels on violence rates

@article{Kleck1993TheIO,
  title={The impact of gun control and gun ownership levels on violence rates},
  author={Gary Kleck and E. Britt Patterson},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Criminology},
  year={1993},
  volume={9},
  pages={249-287}
}
What effects do gun control restrictions and gun prevalence have on rates of violence and crime? Data were gathered for all 170 U.S. cities with a 1980 population of at least 100,000. The cities were coded for the presence of 19 major categories of firearms restriction, including both state- and city-level restrictions. Multiple indirect indicators of gun prevalence levels were measured and models of city violence rates were estimated using two-stage least-squares methods. The models covered… Expand
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