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Increasing adolescent firearm homicides and racial disparities following Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' self-defence law

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Establishing whether specific laws impact rates of firearm homicide in adolescents is critical for identifying opportunities to reduce preventable adolescent death. We evaluated Florida’s Stand Your Ground law, enacted October 2005, using an interrupted time series design from 1999 to 2017. We used segmented quasi-Poisson regression to model underlying trends in quarterly rates of adolescent (15–19 years) firearm homicide in Florida and disaggregated by race (Black/White). We used synthetic a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043530

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0068-5754
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Injury Prevention More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
187-190
Publication date:
2019-12-20
Acceptance date:
2019-12-10
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EISSN:
1475-5785
ISSN:
1353-8047
Pmid:
31862777
Language:
English
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pubs:1079772
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uuid:90b625b8-0d99-4637-a927-5ec029e8da1d
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pubs:1079772
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1079772
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2020-01-04

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