Guns in the home are a factor in pediatric unintentional and intentional firearm injuries, yet the patterns of ownership and use are unclear.
To describe the prevalence of firearms in households containing children who go to pediatricians, the types of firearms owned, the purposes of such ownership, the conditions of firearm storage, and the social correlates of ownership.
Survey of parents attending 29 (urban, suburban, and rural) pediatric practices in Chicago, New jersey, Houston, Utah, Georgia, Iowa, and South Carolina for well or sick child care during a 1-week study period.
The main outcome measure was ownership of rifle/shotgun and/or handgun.
Mots-clés Pascal : Arme à feu, A domicile, Education sanitaire, Traumatisme, Analyse risque, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Enfant, New Jersey, Utah, Géorgie, Iowa, Caroline du Sud, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fire arm, At home, Health education, Trauma, Risk analysis, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Child, New Jersey, Utah, Georgia, Iowa, South Carolina, Human, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0292992
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.