A Look at Firearms Death and Injury in America
Table of Contents
Males and Firearms Violence
Females and Firearms Violence
Unintentional Firearm Deaths
Nonfatal Firearm Injuries
An Economic Nightmare
Firearm Deaths by State, 1996
Appendix One: Number and Rates of Firearm-Related Mortality�United States, 1965 to 1996
Appendix Two: Domestic Production of Civilian Firearms: 1899 to 1996
Appendix Three: Wholesale Dollar Value of Firearms and Ammunition Manufactured in the United States as Estimated From Federal Excise Tax, 1983 to 1996
Appendix Four: The Second Amendment�No Right to Keep and Bear Arms
This is the full text of the February 1999 Violence Policy Center study Who Dies? A Look at Firearms Death and Injury in America - Revised Edition. For information on how to order a hard copy of the study from the Violence Policy Center, please return to the publications page.
The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational foundation that conducts research on violence in America and works to develop violence-reduction policies and proposals. The Center examines the role of firearms in America, conducts research on firearms violence, and explores new ways to decrease firearm-related death and injury.