Australian Firearms Legislation and Unintentional Firearm Deaths: A Theoretical Explanation for the Absence of Decline Following the 1996 Gun Laws

Public Health, Vol. 122, pp. 297-299, 2008

3 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2012

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

Incorrect classification of cause of death data may explain the apparent absence of decline in unintentional firearm-related deaths in Australia following legislative changes in 1996.

Keywords: firearms, legislation

JEL Classification: I18

Suggested Citation

McPhedran, Samara and Baker, Jeanine, Australian Firearms Legislation and Unintentional Firearm Deaths: A Theoretical Explanation for the Absence of Decline Following the 1996 Gun Laws (2008). Public Health, Vol. 122, pp. 297-299, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2122180

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