Why firearm injury surveillance?

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With the current progress of state firearm injury surveillance systems reported in this issue of the Journal, questions about the logical progression of these efforts are being raised. This article reviews the current state of firearm injury data, discusses the importance of firearm injury surveillance, and offers suggestions for maximizing the potential of future efforts in this area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2-5
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of preventive medicine
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Oct 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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