Trends in nonfatal and fatal firearm-related injury rates in the United States, 1985-1995.

@article{Cherry1998TrendsIN,
  title={Trends in nonfatal and fatal firearm-related injury rates in the United States, 1985-1995.},
  author={Donald K Cherry and Joseph L. Annest and James A Mercy and M-j Kresnow and Daniel A. Pollock},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To characterize trends in annual estimates of nonfatal firearm-related injuries treated in US hospital emergency departments and to compare trends in quarterly rates of such injuries with those of firearm-related fatalities in the US population. METHODS Data on nonfatal firearm-related injuries were obtained from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) by review of medical records for June 1, 1992, through May 31, 1995. Data on firearm-related fatalities… CONTINUE READING

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