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Firearm-related deaths and hospitalizations--Wisconsin, 1994.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8815396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Firearm-related injuries are a major cause of premature deaths in the United States. Although state-based vital records systems monitor fatal injuries, few surveillance systems exist to monitor nonfatal firearm-related injuries. Wisconsin is one of seven states funded by CDC cooperative agreements to establish firearm-related injury surveillance systems. Wisconsin's system, which links hospital discharge records and vital records, uses external cause of injury codes (E-codes) for case identification. This report describes the surveillance system and findings for 1994.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-08     Completed Date:  1996-10-08     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  757-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Firearms* / statistics & numerical data
Forms and Records Control
Hospital Records
Population Surveillance
Wisconsin / epidemiology
Wounds, Gunshot / epidemiology*

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