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Kalesan, et al, 2017,Firearm legislation and firearm mortality in the USA; a cross-sectional, state level study,
Bindu Kalesan, Matthew E Mobily, Olivia Keiser, Jeff rey A Fagan, Sandro Gale, Department of Medicine (B Kalesan PhD) and School of Public Health (S Galea MD) , Boston University, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health (M E Mobily MD) and Columbia Law School and Department of Epidemiology (J A Fagan PhD) , Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (O Keiser PhD)
31 672 firearm-related deaths occurred in 2010 in the USA (10·1 per 100 000 people; mean state-specific count 631·5 [SD 629·1]). Of 25 firearm laws, nine were associated with reduced firearm mortality, nine were associated
with increased firearm mortality, and seven had an inconclusive association. After adjustment for relevant covariates,
the three state

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