Firearm Injury Encounters in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 2010-2015

Description: 

Firearm violence is an issue of public health concern leading to more than 30,000 deaths and 80,000 nonfatal injuries in the United States annually. To date, firearm-related studies among Veterans have focused primarily on suicide and attempted suicide. Herein, we examine firearm violence among VHA enrollees for all manners/ intents, including assault, unintentional, self-inflicted, undetermined and other firearm-related injury encounters in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. 

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Original Publication Year: 
2016
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2016

June 19, 2017

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