Attitudes Toward Guns and Violence Questionnaire (AGVQ), 210

Attributable risk, 198–200

Australia, gun buy-backs in, 96

Autopsies. See Psychological autopsy studies

Ayres and Donohue’s results, 134–135, 136

B

Background checks, conducted by FBI, 52n

Banning assault weapons, to reduce criminal access to firearms, 96–97

Bartley-Fox gun law (Massachusetts), 226–229

BATF. See Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

Behavioral interventions, 201–214

firearms prevention programs, 202–209

outcome measures, 203, 208–211

quality of the research, 213–214

study design, 211–213

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 164, 195

BJS. See Bureau of Justice Statistics

Black and Nagin’s results, 129, 132–133

Boston Gun Project, 10, 236–240

Brady Centers to Prevent Gun Violence, 213

Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, 93–94

Breyer, Stephen, 287

BRFSS. See Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF), 4, 51, 56, 74, 240

firearms trace data, 79–80

Firearms Tracing Center, 38

investigation data, 80–82

Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative, 39, 79–80

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 51, 79, 93, 101

Buy-backs. See Gun buy-backs

C

CAP. See Child access prevention laws

Carrying of guns, mandatory penalties for unlawful, 226–229

Case-control studies

association of suicide and gun ownership, 196–200

attributable risk, 198–200

Causality framework, 6

direct, 153

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3, 13, 21, 51, 195

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 47

Channels, for firearms trafficking, 81

Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 292

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad v. Chicago, 288

Chicago-Kent Law Review, 284

Child access prevention (CAP) laws, 9, 217–219

Clinton administration, 39

“Cluster” method, 138n

Commerce Clause attack, 297

Committee to Improve Research Information and Data on Firearms, 1, 13, 139

control variable analysis, 273–274

“Response to Wilson’s Dissent,” 18, 272–275

trend model analysis, 274–275

Comprehensiveness in developing useful research data, 44–45

context, 45

scope, 44–45

Conceptual framework for firearms and suicide, 153

Conclusions, 2–3, 14, 234–235, 241.

See also Recommendations

Control variables and specification

committee control variable analysis, 273–274

in statistical analyses of right-to-carry laws, 128–135

Convenience samples, 37–41

Correlation coefficient, between a proxy and gun ownership rates, 165

Correlation framework, spurious, 153

Crime, hypothetical rates by year, 301

Criminal access to firearms

handgun acquisition, 78

interventions to reduce, 89–98

Criminal encounters, stages and outcome of potential, 107



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