US Hospital Type and Proximity to Mass Shooting Events

JAMA Surg. 2020 May 1;155(5):446-447. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0095.


This study used data on mass shootings to examine the proximity of adult trauma centers, pediatric trauma centers, and non–trauma center hospitals to such events.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Geography
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Hospitals / classification
  • Hospitals / statistics & numerical data*
  • Humans
  • Mass Casualty Incidents*
  • Trauma Centers / statistics & numerical data*
  • United States
  • Wounds, Gunshot*