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  1. Firearms and adolescent suicide : a community case-control study.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To assess the association between firearms in the home and adolescent suicide.

    Research Design.-Matched, case-control

    Setting.-Population-based community sample.

    Subjects.-Sixty-seven adolescent suicide victims and a demographically matched group of 67 living community controls.

    Selection Procedure.-The series of adolescent suicide victims was consecutive, with an overall participation rate of 74% (67/91).

    Measurements and Results.-The presence, type (hand-gun vs long-gun), number, and method of storage (locked vs unlocked, loaded vs unloaded) of firearms in the home were compared between the suicide victims and controls.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Suicide, Arme à feu, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Adolescent, Mortalité, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Suicide, Fire arm, Epidemiology, United States, Adolescent, Mortality, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0013132

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.