Homicide in New York City : cocaine use and firearms.
- To determine differences between racial/ethnic groups in overall rates of death by homicide, proportion of firearm homicides, and the use of cocaine prior to death.
- Descriptive epidemiologic survey of a complete 2-year sample of homicides.
- New York City, NY (population 7 322 564).
Subiects. - All residents (N=4298) of New York City who were victims of homicide during 1990 and 1991.
Main Outcome Measures
- Using medical examiner data, ageand gender-specific rates of homicide were calculated for African Americans, Latinos, and whites.
Separate logistic regression analyses were conducted to examine the association between demographic variables and both recent cocaine use and firearm-related homicides.
Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Race, New York, Meurtre, Cocaïne, Arme à feu, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Epidemiology, Human, Race, New York, Murder, Cocaine, Fire arm, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0547138
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.