Our Work

A list of our current research published using information from our firearm laws database.

A multi-decade joinpoint analysis of firearm injury severity

Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open, February 2018

This article examines trends in severity of firearm related injuries over time, finding that the severity of hospitalized firearm injuries increased significantly from 1993-2004.

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The Relationship between Gun Ownership and Stranger and Nonstranger Firearm Homicide Rates in the United States, 1981-2010

American Journal of Public Health, October 2014

This article examines the relationship between levels of household firearm ownership and stranger and nonstranger firearm homicide rates at the state level between 1981 and 2010. It finds a significant positive relationship between firearm ownership levels and non-stranger homicides, but no significant relationship between firearm ownership levels and stranger homicide.

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