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More Information and References for Firearm-Related Mortality Rate

References and Community Resources

'''References:''' 1. Kochanek KD, Murphy SL, Xu JQ, Tejada-Vera B. Deaths: Final data for 2014. National vital statistics reports; vol 65 no 4. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2016. [http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr65/nvsr65_04.pdf] Accessed October 4, 2016. 2. Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Health Analytics and Vital Records Section. Alaska Vital Statistics 2015 Annual Report. [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/VitalStats/Documents/PDFs/VitalStatistics_Annualreport_2015.pdf]. Accessed February 7, 2017. Revised with SR17061.xlsx on May 2, 2017. 3. Okoro CA, Nelson DE, Mercy JA, Balluz LS, et al. Prevalence of Household Firearms and Firearm-Storage Practices in the 50 States and the District of Columbia: Findings From the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2002. Pediatrics 2005;116:e370-e376. [www.pediatrics.org/cgi/doi/ 10.1542/peds.2005-0300] Accessed October 20, 2016. 4. Pew Research Center for the People and the Press. 2009 Values Survey, Final Topline, Question e.F2, April 2009. [http://people-press.org/reports/questionnaires/513.pdf]. Accessed October 4, 2016. 5. Johnson, Renee, Tamera Coyne-Beasley, Carol Runyan. "Firearm Ownership and Storage Practices, U.S. Households, 1992-2002: A Systematic Review," American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27:2 (2007): 173-182 6. Matthew Miller, Deborah Azrael & David Hemenway. Firearm Availability and Unintentional Firearm Deaths, 33 Accident Analysis & Prevention 477 (July 2001). 7. U.S. General Accounting Office. Accidental Shootings: Many Deaths and Injuries Caused by Firearms Could Be Prevented. 17 Mar. 1991. [http://161.203.16.4/d20t9/143619.pdf]. Accessed October 4, 2016. '''Resources:''' Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Health Analytics and Vital Records Section. Alaska Vital Statistics 2015 Annual Report. [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/VitalStats/Documents/PDFs/VitalStatistics_Annualreport_2015.pdf].

More Resources and Links

Alaska and national goals may be found at the following sites:

Alaska health promotion resources may be found at the following site:

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Maps of health indicators for various subdivisions of Alaska may be found at the following site:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:32 AKST