Gun availability and use of guns for murder and suicide in Canada: a replication

Psychol Rep. 2002 Jun;90(3 Pt 2):1257-8. doi: 10.2466/pr0.2002.90.3c.1257.


Following Lester, the rate of accidental death from firearms was associated with the percentage of firearms used in suicides and on homicide victims except for persons aged 55+ yr.

MeSH terms

  • Canada / epidemiology
  • Firearms / statistics & numerical data*
  • Homicide / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Suicide / statistics & numerical data*