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CDC. 2017 ‘Injury Mortality Reports 1999 and Onwards (USA).’ Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System / CDC WISQARS. Atlanta: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / CDC. 20 December

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Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Injury Mortality Reports, 1999 - 2016

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide public access to the nation's most authoritative firearm injury statistics, as gathered from the health sector.

Available database fields include:

- All intents
- Unintentional
- Violence-related (Homicide, Legal Intervention and Suicide)
- Undetermined intent

Data is available for the United States, its regions, all 50 States and the District of Columbia.

Results are disaggregated by age, ethnicity and gender.

CDC Note: Rates based on 20 or fewer deaths may be unstable. Use with caution. From 2009 onward, State-level counts and rates based on fewer than 10 deaths have been suppressed.

ID: Q1377

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