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Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal

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dc.contributor.author Howard, Jacqueline
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-02T19:33:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-02T19:33:01Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.citation Howard, Jacqueline. (2018). Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal. CNN.com. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/13/health/gun-deaths-highest-40-years-cdc/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/1734
dc.description News Article en_US
dc.description.abstract Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in decades, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database…CNN replicated that analysis and found that 39,773 people died by guns in 2017, which is an increase of more than 10,000 deaths from the 28,874 in 1999. The age-adjusted rate of firearm deaths per 100,000 people rose from 10.3 per 100,000 in 1999 to 12 per 100,000 in 2017…Firearm deaths in the data include gun deaths by homicide and suicide, unintentional deaths, deaths in war or legal interventions, and deaths that are undetermined. When the data are analyzed by race and gender, they show that white men made up 23,927 of the total 39,773 firearm deaths last year, including suicides. [CVRL Note: This article contains graphics visualizing US suicide deaths by firearm in 2017 and US homicide deaths by firearm in 2017.] (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher CNN en_US
dc.subject Data Analysis en_US
dc.subject Trends en_US
dc.subject Victims of Gun Violence en_US
dc.subject Violent Death en_US
dc.subject Suicide en_US
dc.subject Demographics en_US
dc.subject Homicide en_US
dc.subject Murder en_US
dc.subject Manslaughter en_US
dc.subject Gun Violence en_US
dc.subject Firearm Violence en_US
dc.subject Shooting en_US
dc.subject Weapons en_US
dc.subject Gun Deaths en_US
dc.title Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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