3031.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Topics in firearm injury

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1APHA firearm injury prevention policy
Arthur Kellerman, MD
Board 2Nature of newspaper coverage of homicide
Catherine A. Taylor, MSW, MPH, Susan B. Sorenson, PhD
Board 3Psychosocial, interpersonal, and behavioral correlates of weapon carrying and fighting in six ethnic groups
Nina C. Schleicher, June A. Flora, PhD, Kim Ammann Howard, PhD, Caroline Schooler, PhD, Stephen Fortman, MD
Board 4An Assessment of Self-Defense Gun Use: Findings from three national surveys
David Hemenway, PhD, Deborah Azrael, MS, Matthew Miller, MD, ScD
Board 5Analysis of firearm type, caliber, and manufacturer associated with homicides and suicides in a defined geographic region
Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH, Evelyn Kuhn, PhD, Carrie Nie, MPH, Mallory O'Brien, MS, Richard Withers, JD
Board 6Firearm homicides and suicides in small to medium-sized cities
Charles C. Branas, PhD, Therese S. Richmond, PhD, Caroline Bar, Jeaneen Reily, RN, C. William Schwab, MD
Board 7Firearm-Related Fatality Surveillance in Hartford County, CT - Withdrawn
Dennis C. Mitchell, PhD, David A. Merwin, MA, Wayne Carver, MD, Garry Lapidus, PA-C, MPH
Board 8Firearm-related mortality and handgun purchases in California, 1980-1998
Kirsten Knutson, MPH
Board 9Hazards of home: an analysis of pediatric gun injuries
Jonathan I Groner, MD, Libby M Kosnik, Wanda Bowen, John R Hayes, PhD
Board 10Local initiatives in gun regulation: Grass-roots activism across America
Eric K Gorovitz, JD, MPH
Sponsor:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA